NHS workers who have died so far from coronavirus

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At least 50 NHS workers have died after contracting a coronavirus.

Although the official death toll remains at 27, as announced by Health Secretary Matt Hancock yesterday, tributes from local NHS trusts and their relatives indicate that the actual number is almost double.

A mental health nurse, a senior general practitioner and a medical assistant are among those who lost their lives due to the virus.

Dr. Krishan Arora is the 50th healthcare worker who has died after contracting the virus, as announced by the South West London Clinical Commissioning Group.

Aged 57, he was a senior partner in the Violet Lane medical practice and had been a general practitioner in Croydon for 27 years. He died on April 15 after being tested positive for the virus.

He had followed the national councils and had isolated himself at home when he developed symptoms and was not at work at the time of his death.

Colleague Dr. Agnelo Fernandes said: “We are all very saddened by the death of Dr. Krishan Arora. Krish was greatly appreciated and worked tirelessly to care for his patients and improve services for everyone in Croydon.

“Our deepest thoughts and sympathies go out to Krish’s family, friends and close colleagues during this difficult time. He will be missed. ”

Jane Murphy, clinical support worker, had worked at the Edinburgh Royal Infirmary for almost 30 years, first as a cleaning lady before being retrained as a clinical support worker.

A friend said, “Jane would help anyone, but tell you if you were wrong. “

“Much-loved” mental health nurse Gladys Mujajati was described by her colleagues as warm and caring after her death after contracting Covid-19.

Ms. Mujajati, who had an underlying health problem and has been away from work for the past few weeks, has died in hospital, said the Derbyshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust.

Known by his colleagues as Bob, the radiology support worker Amrik Bamotra leaves behind a wife, a daughter and a son. The 63-year-old had worked for four years at King George Hospital in Ilford, east London.

Colleagues said that Mr. Bamotra “treats everyone like his own family.”

These are the names of health service workers known to the PA news agency to have died during the pandemic.

– Jane Murphy, clinical support worker

The 73-year-old Murphy worked at the Edinburgh Royal Infirmary for almost 30 years, first as a cleaning lady before being retrained as a clinical support worker.

“Jane would help anyone, but tell you if you were wrong,” said a friend.

– Dr Krishan Arora, general practitioner

Dr. Krishan Arora was a senior partner in the Violet Lane medical office and had been a general practitioner in Croydon for 27 years.

He died on April 15 after being tested positive for the virus.

The 57-year-old had followed national advice and had isolated himself at home when he developed symptoms and was not at work at the time of his death.

His death has been confirmed by the South West London Clinical Commissioning Group.

Colleague Dr. Agnelo Fernandes said: “We are all very saddened by the death of Dr. Krishan Arora. Krish was greatly appreciated and worked tirelessly to care for his patients and improve services for everyone in Croydon.

“Our deepest thoughts and sympathies go out to Krish’s family, friends and close colleagues during this difficult time. He will be missed. ”

– Gladys Mujajati, mental health nurse

The 46-year-old woman, who worked to support the people of Derby, was described as “precious” by Minister of Science Amanda Solloway, and “much loved”, “warm” and “caring” by her colleagues.

Ms. Mujajati, who had an underlying health problem and has been away from work for the past few weeks, has died in hospital, said the Derbyshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust.

– Lourdes Campbell, medical assistant

Known as “Des” to her colleagues, the medical assistant was considered “diligent and compassionate” by the Bolton NHS Foundation Trust.

In a statement on April 16, Trust Executive Director Fiona Noden said that Ms. Campbell died in the intensive care unit at Royal Bolton Hospital after contracting the virus.

-Amrik Bamotra, radiology support worker

Mr. Bamotra, known to his colleagues as “Bob”, is said to have “treated everyone like his own family” and left a wife, a daughter and a son.

The 63-year-old worked for four years at King George Hospital in Ilford, east London, and is suspected of having died from a coronavirus. His death was announced on April 15.

– Andy Treble, theater assistant

The 57-year-old theater assistant at Wrexham Maelor Hospital in North Wales died on April 15 after being tested positive for the disease.

His sister, Maria Molloy, described his brother – who had worked at the hospital for almost 40 years – as a “nice man” who devoted his life to his profession and “always had a smile on his face”.

– Linnette Cruz, dental nurse

The 51-year-old senior head nurse at Brynteg’s Sketty dental office died on April 14 after being admitted to Covid-19 in March, according to NHS Wales.

Brynteg’s training owner, Nik Patel, said, “She has brought love, light and joy to everyone around her and will be greatly missed by all of us.”

– Josiane Zauma Ebonja Ekoli, nurse

The 55-year-old mother of five was an agency nurse who lived in Leeds and worked at Harrogate Hospital. She died on April 13.

Her daughter said, “It meant everything to be a nurse, she’s been doing it for as long as I can remember – over 30 years. “

– Dr. Peter Tun, associate specialist

The father of two worked for over 21 years as an associate neurorehabilitation specialist at the Royal Berkshire Hospital in Reading.

The 62-year-old man, who died on April 12 in the hospital’s intensive care unit, was called “father of superheroes” by his two sons in tribute.

“For us, he was simply the best human we know and will be missed every day,” they said.

– Mary Agyeiwaa Agyapong, nurse

Mary Agyeiwaa Agyapong died on April 12 after being tested positive for Covid-19 earlier this month.

David Carter, Managing Director of Bedfordshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, said: “Mary has worked here for five years and was a much appreciated and appreciated member of our team, a fantastic nurse and a great example of what we stand for in this trust . “

– Cheryl Williams, housekeeper

North Middlesex University Hospital has said that Ms. Williams will be remembered as a “valued colleague”.

Ms. Williams, who worked as a cleaning lady in an elderly patient unit at the Edmonton Hospital, north of London, died on April 12.

– Maureen Ellington, medical assistant

Grandmother Mrs. Ellington, who was in her early 60s, worked at Southmead Hospital in Bristol and died on April 12.

She had worked for the NHS for over 25 years in hospitals in Frenchay and Southmead.

Her family said, “She would light any room she entered. It will always be in our hearts. “

– Leilani Medel, nurse

Ms. Medel, who worked as an agency nurse in South Wales, has been described as a “wonderful and caring person”. Her employers, Cardiff Hoop Recruitment, said, “Nursing has lost a beautiful, caring nurse who has cared for so many vulnerable people during her nursing career.”

– Amarante Dias, hospital employee

Amarante Dias, who worked at Weston General Hospital in northern Somerset, has been described as a “valued and much loved colleague” and is said to be “greatly missed”.

– Melujean Ballesteros, nurse

The “devoted and very caring” Filipino nurse, 60, died at St Mary’s Hospital in Paddington, London on April 12, just two days after admission.

– Kevin Smith, plaster technician

Doncaster Royal Infirmary confirmed the death of plaster technician Kevin Smith on April 12 following a “brief but courageous battle with Covid-19”.

He worked at the hospital for over 35 years and was “renowned for his warm personality, diligence and compassion,” said the trust.

– Oscar King Jr, doorman of the hospital

Oscar King Jr, 45, a Filipino porter at John Radcliffe Hospital in Oxford, died on April 11.

He is said to have worked for the hospital for over a decade, “still doing his job with great enthusiasm and joy.”

– Elbert Rico, doorman of the hospital

A colleague of Mr. King Jr at John Radcliffe’s, Mr. Rico has worked as a porter there since arriving in the United Kingdom from the Philippines in 2004 “and loved the work he did,” says a fundraising page. published by his family.

– Gareth Roberts, nurse

The death of “extremely popular” Mr. Roberts, who retired from work in 2015 after working since the 1980s, was confirmed by the Cardiff and Vale University Health Council on April 11.

– Donna Campbell, health care support worker

Described by his colleagues as “handsome and good-hearted”, the health support worker at the Velindre Cancer Center in Cardiff died at the University Hospital of Wales on April 10.

– Sara Dee Trollope, nurse

A 51-year-old matron for senior mental health services in Hillingdon, west London, Mrs. Trollope died at Watford General Hospital on April 10 after being tested positive for the virus.

The mother of four has been described as “an example to all of us” by her daughter.

– Brian Darlington, porter

Mr. Darlington, a porter from Mid Cheshire hospitals, was known to have distributed candy to his colleagues. He died on April 10 at the age of 68.

His 46-year-old wife, Ava, said, “He was dedicated to trust, and as a family, we are thankful and grateful for all the kind words and messages we have seen and received. “

– Julie Omar, nurse

The 52-year-old trauma and orthopedic nurse from Alexandra Hospital in Redditch, Worcestershire, died at home while on her own with symptoms on April 10.

– Amor Gatinao, nurse

The nurse is said to have died on the morning of April 10 after working at St Charles Hospital in west London.

– Aimee O’Rourke, nurse

The 39-year-old nurse and mother died on April 9 at Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother (QEQMH) Hospital in Margate, Kent, where she worked.

– Dr Abdul Mabud Chowdhury, consultant urologist

The 53-year-old wrote a Facebook post asking Prime Minister Boris Johnson to urgently provide each NHS worker with personal protective equipment just five days before his death on the night of April 8.

– Dr Edmond Adedeji, doctor

The 62-year-old worked as an alternate clerk in the emergency department of the Great Western Hospital in Swindon, Wiltshire, and died “doing a job he loved” on April 8.

– Fayez Ayache, GP

The 76-year-old GP and grandfather died in Ipswich Hospital on April 8 after being diagnosed with bilateral pneumonia and coronavirus.

– Elsie Sazuze, home nurse

Sazuze, who worked for Wolverhampton-based Totallycare, died on April 7 at Good Hope Hospital in Sutton Coldfield, according to the BBC, who spoke with her husband Ken.

– Leilani Dayrit, nurse

Described as a “ray of sunshine”, Mrs. Dayrit, a Filipino nurse who worked at St Cross Hospital in Rugby, died on April 7.

– Donald Suelto, nurse

The 51-year-old man, who worked at Hammersmith Hospital in west London, died on April 7 after self-isolating with symptoms of coronavirus.

– Alice Kit Tak Ong, nurse

The 70-year-old Hong Kong man died on April 7 after 44 years working for the NHS. She was described by her daughter Melissa as “generous to everyone before her.”

– Janice Graham, nurse

The 58-year-old NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde (NHSGGC) health support worker became the first nurse in Scotland to die from the coronavirus pandemic on 6 April.

– Syed Haider, GP

The family doctor worked in Dagenham, east London, and died in hospital on April 6 after he believed he had developed symptoms of coronavirus.

– Barbara Moore, patient discharge planner

Described as a “little-known hero,” the 54-year-old grandmother died on April 6, the Liverpool University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust said.

– Dr Alfa Saadu, doctor

The 68-year-old man, who returned to work after his retirement, died on April 6 at the hospital in Whittington, north London.

– Jitendra Rathod, surgeon

“Highly esteemed” associate specialist in cardiothoracic surgery at the University Hospital of Wales, Mr. Rathod died on the morning of April 6.

– Lynsay Coventry, midwife

On April 5, Princess Alexandra Hospital in Harlow, Essex, announced the death of the 54-year-old woman – the first to involve an NHS midwife on duty after being tested positive for the virus.

– Emily Perugia, caregiver

Care coordinator in Hillingdon, north-west London, Ms. Perugia was only 29 years old at the time of her death, which was confirmed on April 5.

She was described by a colleague as a “charming woman, who has never refused any request.” Her mother, sister, brother and fiancé all work for the same NHS trust that she represented.

– Glen Corbin, nurse

The 59-year-old had worked for over 25 years at the Park Royal Center for Mental Health in Harlesden, north-west London, and his NHS Foundation Trust in central and north-west London announced his death on 4 April.

– Rebecca Mack, nurse

The 29-year-old man died on April 5 after self-isolating with symptoms. Her friend Sarah Bredin-Kemp said she was an “incredible nurse.”

– Liz Glanister, nurse

Aintree University Hospital said the nurse died on April 3, her family describing the loss as “just beyond words”.

– Dr Anton Sebastianpillai, consultant

The consultant geriatrician died on April 4, four days after being admitted to the intensive care unit and two weeks after completing his last shift on March 20, according to Kingston Hospital in southwest London.

– John Alagos, nurse

The Mail On Sunday reported that the 27-year-old nurse, who cared for coronavirus patients at Watford General Hospital, died after a shift on April 3.

– Areema Nasreen, nurse

The 36-year-old Nasreen died on April 2 in intensive care at Walsall Manor Hospital in the West Midlands – where she had worked for 16 years.

– Sami Shousha, researcher

The professor, 79, who had worked in the British cancer research laboratories at London’s Hammersmith and Charing Cross hospitals since 1978, died on April 2.

– Thomas Harvey, nurse

The 57-year-old medical assistant, father of seven who worked at Goodmayes Hospital in Ilford, east London, died at home on March 29.

– Dr Amged El-Hawrani, consultant

Ear, nose and throat consultant to Derby University Hospitals and the Burton NHS Foundation Trust, the 55-year-old woman died at Glenfield Hospital in Leicester on March 28.

– Pooja Sharma, pharmacist

Mrs. Sharma, a pharmacist at the Eastbourne District General Hospital, died unexpectedly on March 26, according to a JustGiving page created in her memory.

– Dr Habib Zaidi, doctor

The general practitioner at Leigh-on-Sea died in intensive care at Southend Hospital, Essex, on March 25 at the age of 76.

– Dr Adil El Tayar, graft surgeon

The 63-year-old man died on March 25 at West Middlesex University Hospital in Isleworth, west London, as a surgeon before his death.

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