Grey’s Anatomy’s Ellen Pompeo dedicates season 17 to healthcare workers as she returns to set

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Richard Flood and Ellen Pompeo were back at work on Grey’s (Picture: ABC/Instagram)

Grey’s Anatomy star Ellen Pompeo has dedicated season 17 to first responders and medical workers during the Covid pandemic, in a touching post marking her return to work. 

The actress, who has starred as leading lady Meredith Grey since the show launched in 2005, is officially back in her hospital scrubs to film the latest season. 

Taking a selfie alongside co-star Richard Flood, who plays Dr Cormac Hayes, Ellen took the time to remember the real medical workers who have risked their lives over the past year. 

She wrote alongside the pic: ‘First time back in my scrubs… since we shut down filming 7000 healthcare workers have died from Covid. 




‘I dedicate my season 17 to all who have fallen and to everyone of you who by the grace of God is still standing… this season is for you with humility and a bit of humor to get us through and endless amounts of gratitude. 

‘I hope we do you proud.’ 

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Grey’s is going to look very different this upcoming season (Picture: Instagram)

Season 16 of the show was cut short four episodes as all major TV and film productions were shut down over the coronavirus outbreak. 

It’s been confirmed that the show will pick up six weeks into the pandemic, with the season focusing on its devastating effects on Grey Sloan Memorial Hospital. 

Speaking to EW about what to expect in the new season and the time jump, Dr Andrew DeLuca actor Giacomo Gianniotti explained: ‘We might have some flashbacks.

The team will incorporate axed scenes from season 16 into the new series (Picture: ABC)

‘We might have some things where we’re referencing last season, just to give us some context leading up. 

‘But we are going to have a little leap when we start this season in terms of time. We’re not picking up right where we left off.’ 

Scenes that were filmed before lockdown took effect for the scrapped episodes will be incorporated into the new season.

Grey’s Anatomy will return to ABC in the US.

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