Dr Alex George donned head-to-toe PPE on Friday for his last shift in A&E.
And the Love Island star, 30, took the opportunity to wish his followers a happy Halloween.
Standing in the hospital with blue scrubs, face mask, visor and gloves, he captioned the snap: ‘No disguise for me this year … although that PPE could count. I wish you all a safe and happy Halloween! ‘
Ready for action: Dr Alex George donned head-to-toe PPE on Friday for his last shift in A&E services. And the Love Island star, 30, took the opportunity to wish his followers a happy Halloween
Earlier in the week, Alex thanked his brother Elliott for being his “rock” after the tragic death of their other brother Llyr earlier this year.
Speaking to Instagram on Thursday, Alex shared a sweet photo with his rarely seen brother as they spent a day at a race track, saying how proud he was of himself.
Alex and Elliott’s younger brother, Llyr George, tragically passed away in July at the age of 19 and was weeks away from med school and following in his brother Alex’s footsteps.
Standing in the hospital with blue scrubs, a mask, visor and gloves, he captioned the snap: “ No disguise for me this year … although that PPE can count. I wish you all a safe and happy Halloween! ‘
Family: Dr Alex thanked his brother Elliott for being his ‘rock’ after the tragic death of their other brother Llyr earlier this year
Sharing a photo of himself with his arm around Elliott at the Donnington Park racing circuit, Alex wrote: ‘So proud of my brother this has been such a rock to me the last few months.
“I love you buddy! Family first’
Earlier this month, Alex said educating children about mental health should be a “priority” in schools.
Terrible: Llŷr George (right), Alex and Elliot’s youngest brother, tragically died in July at the age of 19 and was weeks away from medical school
The reality TV star is doing “everything in her power” to help others following the death of her younger brother Llŷr this summer.
Speaking from Lorraine, Dr Alex said mental health should be taught alongside math and English as it is important to provide children with a toolkit.
He was speaking as part of ITV’s mental wellness campaign and fundraiser Britain Get Talking ahead of World Mental Health Day on Saturday.
Education: Earlier this month Alex said educating children about mental health should become a ‘priority’ in schools
He told Lorraine Kelly: ‘We are really getting into a mental health crisis in schools and across the country.
“ Recent statistics released show that there has been more than 1.5 million increase in the number of cases of children struggling with their mental health since Covid and, unfortunately, a sharp increase in the number of suicides as well, so we have to take this seriously. ”
Dr Alex said that while there is “fantastic work” being done across the country, every child deserves the right to a good mental health education.
Mental health awareness: Reality TV star is doing ‘everything in her power’ to help others after younger brother Llŷr passed away this summer
He said: “There is some fantastic work going on… people who are really passionate about this and there are incredible resources with Time to Change, Heads Together, but we have to integrate that into all the schools across the country.
“ So you don’t just have pockets of mental health education and support, it should be in every school.
“In my opinion, every child has the right to a good mental health education and good mental health support, which means counselors in every school.
Dr Alex said there was a need for funding for mental health education in schools and that it should be a subject alongside math and English.
Important: He was speaking as part of ITV’s mental wellness campaign and fundraiser, Britain Get Talking, ahead of World Mental Health Day
He said: ‘It’s really important to speak out, but we need funding for schools specifically focused on mental health and to make it a priority.
“Towards next year, there is a teaching on relationships and sex education in school, but my problem is… not to criticize it at all because it’s great to do that… but health mental is one of them.
“ For me it should be combined with math, English, other subjects because unless you are happy and healthy how can you learn and how can you be productive?
“We all go through times of ups and downs in life and it is important to give our children the opportunity to have this toolbox, the resources and the ability to understand their thoughts and feelings and to take care of them. themselves.
Praise: Dr Alex also praised The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge for leading the Heads Together mental health initiative (pictured in September)
Dr Alex also praised the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge for leading the Heads Together mental health initiative.
He said, “It’s really powerful to have people like that, that we all admire, who say, ‘It can really happen.’
It comes after Dr Alex revealed that the loss of his brother encouraged him to do “all in his power” to help others with mental health challenges.
In an interview with MailOnline, the Love Island star detailed the Fresher & Healthy campaign of Scape, the student life specialists – aimed at protecting the mental and physical health of students upon their return to college amid COVID – 19.
The medical professional shared his motivation behind launching the initiative, saying, “ Mental health is an illness and when you lose someone you love to this illness it encourages you to do whatever it takes. that’s in your power to make sure people see and treat her that way. .
“As an A&E physician, it is very important to me to make sure that people are aware that they need to take action if they are experiencing feelings of depression, anxiety or stress.
The media personality went on to stress the importance of reaching out to others, adding: “ No one is alone in their fight against mental health, there are people and organizations that can help.
“It is so important that we get the message across that young people can and should ask for help if they are not feeling well mentally.
“There’s always someone to talk to at the university and it’s just a matter of making sure students know what resources are available to help them.
“For example, at Scape there is always someone to talk to, whether it’s the reception team (who are trained in mental health) or the Scape wellness manager. There is also an app that students can use to request help from the comfort of their own room.
“Helping young adults feel safe, by providing them with the right medical information and practical health advice, is an area that fascinates me personally.
Alex has been busy working on the NHS frontline amid the coronavirus pandemic, an experience he documented on social media.
If you have been touched by this story, you can call the Samaritans on 116 123 or visit www.samaritans.org.
‘Young people should ask for help’: This comes after Dr Alex revealed that the loss of his brother had encouraged him to do ‘whatever he could’ to help others with struggling with mental health issues