Being a Formula 1 driver might seem like something from another world, only reserved for a privileged few and, although it is true, the members of the select grid are also people. One of those who has shown his most human face on several occasions is Sebastian Vettel, an inveterate defender of social rights and all causes in favor of the environment.
The German pilot is now the protagonist because he has visited one of the hospitals in the United Kingdom, Stoke Mandeville Hospital , in a meeting with members of the NHS , the British health system, and patients from the National Spinal Injury Center to learn more. about that field.
During the four-time world champion’s visit, he discovered more about the techniques and treatments that claim to change people’s lives, and witnessed how the staff help patients with short and long-term spinal cord injuries in their rehabilitation process.
As Aston Martin commented in a social media post, they were “inspired by the heroic work being done in the care unit and the great courage of the affected individuals.”
The British team thanked the Stoke Mandeville hospital for the day that Vettel shared in the health facilities, in addition to Bukcs Healthcare , as they were “witnesses of the care that changes the lives of those who need it”.
In the photographs that they shared on their official Twitter account, a German pilot can be seen taking all safety precautions, wearing a mask to avoid greater evils of possible infections and with a big smile under it to make the stay of patients more pleasant. , with whom he took some pictures to immortalize the moment.
Vettel also posed with the nurses and health personnel to highlight the important work they do and give visibility to a job that may not be as well known as that of a Formula 1 driver, but which is vital and essential for the world.
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