Dr Alex George admits it’s ‘pretty rough at the moment’ at his hospital and hopes for ‘better times’

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It's been a difficult year for many with the global pandemic, and with the new mutant variation spread of coronavirus, Dr Alex George has said his hospital is "pretty rough at the moment."

The former Love Island star, who opened up about his 'tough' first Christmas since losing his brother, took to Instagram to update his followers about the situation at his hospital in Lewisham in London.

Alex, 30, posted a snap of himself in full PPE gear, complete with a face mask, face shield and protective gloves.

Alongside it, he wrote: "Guys things are pretty rough at the moment. I would say at least as bad as March in the hospital.

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"We need to brace ourselves over the next few months and make sure we are each doing our bit."

The frontline worker took the opportunity to spread some positive energy and provide hope to his followers.

"We will get through it but at the moment it's time for us all to focus and do our best to control the spread.

"Big thanks to everyone as always, this isn't easy but we will beat this virus and navigate to better times."

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Alex's followers were grateful for the encouragement and took to the comments section to thank him and other NHS staff.

"Thank you for all you and your colleagues are doing," one fan wrote, while another added: "Thank you for keeping it real and encouraging everyone to stay positive."

"Stay safe and keep up the amazing work," a third person commented.

The reality star, who revealed he is leaving his job in A&E to train as a GP, has had a tough year personally also, as his younger brother Llŷr took his own life after facing a mental health battle.

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Taking to his podcast, The Waiting Room, earlier this month, the television personality paid tribute to his late sibling.

"I've been going through the hardest time in my personal life after losing my brother Llŷr to mental health in July.

"He was only 19 with a career in medicine ahead of him. I was so proud of him. I miss him so much and he is always in my thoughts," he emotionally shared.

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