The 35-year-old Princess Sofia of Sweden started work at Sophiahemmet Hospital in Stockholm on Thursday after completing an intensive online training course.
According to People, Princess Sofia will assist medical staff in performing non-medical tasks and the hospital spokeswoman explained that Sofia and her volunteer colleagues will not work directly with patients, but will help doctors and nurses with various tasks such as disinfecting medical equipment. and cleanliness.
“During the crisis, we are facing, the Princess wanted to be more involved and contribute by volunteering to help ease the huge work that medical professionals are doing,” said representatives of the Royal Court of Sweden in an official statement.
About 80 people sign up weekly for Princess Sofia’s training program before joining the medical staff. Princess Sofia, who is married to Prince Carl-Philip, has been on the hospital’s board of directors, as an honorary member, since 2016.