Viewers Cried While Susanna Reid and Piers Morgan Read Health Care Workers Killed by Covid


It is confirmed that more than 90 front line NHS workers died during the coronavirus pandemic. Although Foreign Minister Dominic Raab told the BBC’s Andrew Marr Show on Sunday that 78 NHS workers had died, this is only a partial picture.

Tributes from local NHS trusts and their relatives confirmed the deaths of 94 people working for the NHS since March 25. This list is of people who held positions shortly before their death where they were likely to come into contact with patients. Other deaths remain to be confirmed.

These are among the NHS workers who died during the coronavirus pandemic. (Top row from left to right) Nurse Rebecca Mack, nurse Alice Kit Tak Ong, nurse Thomas Harvey, Dr. Habib Zaidi, consultant Amged El-Hawrani, agency nurse Josiane Zauma Ebonja Ekoli, nurse Sara Dee Trollope, nurse Mary Agyeiwaa Agyapong. (2nd row from left to right), consultant geriatrician Anton Sebastianpillai, doctor Abdul Mabud Chowdhury, surgeon Jitendra Rathod, Dr. Fayez Ayache, patient discharge planner Barbara Moore, theater assistant Andy Treble, mental health nurse Gladys Mujajati, paramedic Gerallt Davies. (3rd row from left to right) Donna Campbell, Welsh NHS worker Gareth Roberts, plaster technician Kevin Smith, nurse Leilani Dayrit, pharmacist Pooja Sharma, Dr Krishan Arora, consultant Dr Peter Tun, NHS office worker Liz Shale. (4th row from left to right) Porter Brian Darlington, licensed practical nurse Ruben Munoz, occupational therapist Vivek Sharma, domestic supervisor Joanna Klenczon, medical assistant Margaret Tapley, radiological assistant Amrik Bamotra, dental nurse Linnette Cruz, A&E consultant Manjeet Riyat, orthopedic surgeon Sadeq Elhowsh, care assistant Sharon Bamford. (5th row from left to right) consultant geriatrician Dr Medhat Atalla, paramedic Ian Reynolds, nurse Angie Cunningham, neonatologist consultant Dr Vishna Rasiah, Dr Yusuf Patel, nurse Katy Davis, Dr Kamlesh Kumar Masson, manager Andy Costa, paramedic Charlie Goodwin and Eileen Landers Hospital Cleaner

These are among the NHS workers who died during the coronavirus pandemic. (Top row from left to right) Nurse Rebecca Mack, nurse Alice Kit Tak Ong, nurse Thomas Harvey, Dr. Habib Zaidi, consultant Amged El-Hawrani, agency nurse Josiane Zauma Ebonja Ekoli, nurse Sara Dee Trollope, nurse Mary Agyeiwaa Agyapong. (2nd row from left to right), consultant geriatrician Anton Sebastianpillai, doctor Abdul Mabud Chowdhury, surgeon Jitendra Rathod, Dr. Fayez Ayache, patient discharge planner Barbara Moore, theater assistant Andy Treble, mental health nurse Gladys Mujajati, paramedic Gerallt Davies. (3rd row from left to right) Donna Campbell, Welsh NHS worker Gareth Roberts, plaster technician Kevin Smith, nurse Leilani Dayrit, pharmacist Pooja Sharma, Dr Krishan Arora, consultant Dr Peter Tun, NHS office worker Liz Shale. (4th row from left to right) Porter Brian Darlington, licensed practical nurse Ruben Munoz, occupational therapist Vivek Sharma, domestic supervisor Joanna Klenczon, medical assistant Margaret Tapley, radiological assistant Amrik Bamotra, dental nurse Linnette Cruz, A&E consultant Manjeet Riyat, orthopedic surgeon Sadeq Elhowsh, care assistant Sharon Bamford. (5th row from left to right) consultant geriatrician Dr Medhat Atalla, paramedic Ian Reynolds, nurse Angie Cunningham, neonatologist consultant Dr Vishna Rasiah, Dr Yusuf Patel, nurse Katy Davis, Dr Kamlesh Kumar Masson, manager Andy Costa, paramedic Charlie Goodwin and Eileen Landers Hospital Cleaner

These are the names of the deceased health workers, listed in chronological order.

– Dr. Vishna Rasiah, consulting neonatologist

Dr. Vishna Rasiah, who worked as a “clinical manager” at the Birmingham Women’s and Children’s NHS Foundation Trust, died after contracting a coronavirus, the trust announced on April 24. His wife Liza said, “We are devastated to lose our beloved Vish. He was a loving husband and father for our beautiful daughter Katelyn, and her beloved son and brother from our family in Malaysia and Trinidad. His whole family meant the world to him and he adored Katelyn. Vish loved his job; for him it was much more than a job and his colleagues are also part of our family. He treated every patient and family he cared for as his own. I couldn’t have been more proud of him.

– Mahadaye Jagroop, nurse

Also known as Mary, Ms. Jagroop worked at Heartlands Hospital in Birmingham, where she died after contracting Covid-19 on April 22. “Mary was a respected and loved member of our team and touched the lives of many people during her distinguished nursing career. “Said Lisa Stalley-Green, chief nurse at the University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust.

– Katy Davis, nurse

The University of Southampton has confirmed the death of Katy Davis, who worked in child health as a nurse. The 38-year-old had underlying health conditions and died on April 21 at Southampton General Hospital after being tested positive for the virus. Paula Head, Director General of the UHS, said: “Katy has been described by her colleagues as a nurse that people aspire to look like, and that nursing is more than just a job for her.

– Melonie Mitchell, 111 workers

The death of Mrs. Mitchell has been confirmed by the London Ambulance Service, where she worked. CEO Garrett Emmerson said, “It is with great sadness that I confirm the passing of Melonie Mitchell, a member of our NHS 111 team. Our condolences go out to his family at this sad time. Melonie will be sadly missed by her friends and colleagues throughout the service. “

– Medhat Atalla, consultant

Dr. Atalla died of coronavirus treatment at Doncaster Royal Infirmary (DRI), where he worked as a consultant geriatrician, the hospital said. He left Egypt for Britain about 20 years ago and his colleagues said he cared for the elderly on three continents, including in the north of England. In a press release, Doncaster and Bassetlaw Teaching Hospitals medical director Tim Noble and general manager Richard Parker, said, “An extremely popular and respected colleague, Dr. Atalla was a very special human being who practiced medicine on three continents throughout his career, affecting the lives of so many people in such a positive way. He was a really sweet gentleman and he will be greatly missed. They shared their deepest sympathies with those close to Dr Atalla in Egypt.

– Angie Cunningham, nurse

Angie Cunningham provided “incredible care” as a nurse for 30 years before dying at Borders General Hospital, where she worked, on April 22. In a joint statement with Ralph Roberts, Managing Director of the NHS Borders Trust, Ms. Cunningham’s family said: “Angie was a beloved wife, mother, sister, grandmother and grandmother, as well as friend of many others. Angie has worked at the NHS Borders for over 30 years and during that time was a highly respected and valued colleague in the hospital, providing incredible patient care.

– Ian Reynolds, paramedic

Ian Reynolds, 53, has worked as a paramedic for over 30 years and has been a member of the Selhurst Park medical team in the field for eight years. The Crystal Palace Football Club paid tribute to him and said he was a “very dear colleague” and a friend. Colleague Dr. Amir Pakravan said: “As a person, he was the best friend you could wish for, always smiling, calm and easy going and passionate about Palace. As a colleague, he was extremely professional, reliable, accessible, highly experienced and competent, and always ready to help. He was the complete package and an absolute joy to work with. He is survived by his wife and two sons, one of whom, Jack, also works as a member of the club’s Crystal Palace stretcher.

– Ann Shepherd, advisor

Ann Shepherd, who had worked at Moir Medical Center in Long Eaton, Derbyshire, for 26 years, died in hospital earlier this week, said the Derbyshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust. The 80-year-old Leicester man had underlying health issues before he contracted a coronavirus. Paying tribute to Ms. Shepherd, Trust Director General, Ifti Majid, said: “Ann was a wonderful colleague, held in very high esteem by everyone with whom she worked. She was truly dedicated to her work and to her patients and was a source of inspiration in her field. He was also a phenomenal character, full of color and brilliance. “

– Sharon Bamford, care assistant

Sharon Bamford has been described as a “warm” and “caring” healthcare assistant who worked in the hematology / oncology department at Singleton Hospital in Swansea. Her death on April 21 follows that of her husband Malcolm, who also died after contracting Covid-19. Their son Christian was admitted to hospital with the virus but has since been released. Ms. Bamford had worked at the hospital for several years, working in the hematology / oncology department since 2005. Jan Worthing, director of Singleton Hospital, said: “Sharon was very much appreciated by all the patients who used the services and loved by colleagues and friends on the team. Sharon’s sad death will leave a huge void within the Singleton family and team.

– Charlie Goodwin, paramedic

The 61-year-old has been described as “an extremely respected member” of the first4care ambulance service in Nottinghamshire. Mr. Goodwin had been a paramedic for two decades, and his wife Julie said he “wanted to help and do his part.” He was taken to King’s Mill Hospital and tested positive for Covid-19. He spent 11 days in intensive care before dying on April 20.

– Dr Yusuf Patel, general practitioner and founder of surgery

Father of three, Dr. Yusuf Patel, 61, founded Woodgrange Medical Practice in Newham, east London, where he worked as a general practitioner for more than two decades before dying with coronavirus symptoms on 20 April. Dr. Patel’s colleagues there remember him as a “simple, humble and honest man” who was “the life and soul of any party”. He leaves behind his wife, Nasim, and his children Rumaysa, Maariya and Ahmed, all of whom are pursuing medical careers, according to Woodgrange Medical Practice.

– Grant Maganga, mental health nurse

Grant Maganga died on April 20 at Tameside Hospital after 11 years of nursing, most recently at Hurst Place in Ashton-under-Lyne, Manchester, a rehabilitation unit for men with severe mental illness and complex needs. “Grant was an exceptional nurse who cared deeply about her patients and lit the room with her infectious smile and positive personality,” said Clare Parker, director of nursing at the Pennine Care NHS Foundation Trust, who heads M Maganga. “Grant worked in a mental health rehabilitation unit, and it clearly reminds us that all nurses are on the front line, no matter where they work. His death is another huge loss for our nursing community. We will never forget it. “

– Kirsty Jones, health care support worker

The mother of two died Monday after working for 24 years with the NHS Lanarkshire, where she was described as a “selfless and brilliant employee”. Her husband Nigel said, “Kirsty has dedicated her life to caring for others. She was a wonderful wife, mother, daughter, sister, friend and nurse. “Kirsty was bigger than life itself and was a constant source of happiness for everyone around her … A void has opened in our hearts that will never be filled. “

– Sadeq Elhowsh, orthopedic surgeon

The father of four, 58, worked for 17 years for the St Helens NHS Trust and Knowsley Teaching Hospitals in Merseyside. His family said he was “a wonderful husband, as well as a devoted father” and someone who “loved his job and was dedicated to supporting his patients and colleagues.” Colleague Ravi Gudena said, “Nothing has ever been too difficult for Sadeq, he was always there to help anyone and was happy to do whatever was necessary to help his colleagues and patients. “

– Sophie Fagan, caregiver support specialist

Described as an “extraordinary woman” who “refused to retire,” Sophie Fagan, 78, was well known at Homerton University Hospital and Hackney. To pay tribute to him, Homerton CEO Tracey Fletcher said, “She refused to retire 100% and, although she reduced her work hours, she was often found meeting with parents and support staff at the hospital when it shouldn’t have been. Sophie wanted to make a difference and taking care of the elderly was her passion. “His taste for the brightest and most colorful sweaters, his elegance and his ability to speak to everyone and anyone who made him stand out in the halls of the hospital. She was a strong advocate for the patient and their loved ones, influencing throughout the discharge process, including advocating for the continuing needs of patients as she often pushed the boundaries of these discussions on behalf of the patient. In her most recent role, Sophie created the caregiver support network and continued to actively participate in it. She will be greatly missed by the health care community in Homerton and Hackney. She first graduated in nursing in 1966, before working as a community and hospital nurse for the next 54 years.

– Craig Wakeham, GP

Dr. Wakeham had worked as a general practitioner for 30 years, and a post on the Cerne Abbas Surgery website said, “He was also a leader in both the clinical commissioning group and the local medical committee, as well as a devoted husband and father for his two boys. His legacy lives on in our patients whom he treated diligently and with the good reputation he built for our surgery. He had spent several days in hospital after getting the virus.

– Ate Wilma Banaag, nurse

Ate Wilma Banaag had worked at Watford General Hospital for almost two decades since arriving in the UK in January 2001. A fundraiser, organized in her memory, said: “She is a much appreciated nurse in the service, a very attentive, compassionate, gentle and hardworking nurse. So strenuous that until her last days of work, she still works in a Covid-19 department where she unfortunately was infected with this deadly virus. She is a devoted mother of three children and a loving wife.

– Ade Dickson, mental health nurse

Dickson was working in Barnet’s crisis resolution and home treatment team at the time of his death. The Barnet, Enfield and Haringey Mental Health Trust, who announced his death, said: “Ade was a highly respected colleague who will be greatly missed by family, friends, Trust staff and patients. “

– Gerallt Davies, emergency consultant

On April 20, the 51-year-old Swansea man became the first paramedic in Wales to die after contacting a coronavirus. He had worked for the Welsh Ambulance Service for 26 years.

– Manjeet Singh Riyat, emergency consultant

Mr. Riyat, the first Sikh to work as an A&E consultant in the UK, died on April 20. He was known by his colleagues at the Royal Derby Hospital as the “father of the emergency department”.

– Joanne Klenczon, domestic supervisor

A 34-year-old home supervisor at Northampton General Hospital (NGH), the death of Mrs. Klenzon was announced by the trust on April 20. Dr. Sonia Swart, Executive Director of the trust, said, “Joanna Klenczon has touched the lives of so many people at NGH and will be missed by everyone who knew or worked with her. We offer our support to our staff during this difficult time as we all mourn the loss of a member of our team. We request that the privacy of Joanna’s family, friends and colleagues be respected at this time.

– Chrissie Emerson, medical assistant

Ms. Emerson was working at Queen’s Lynn’s Lynn Hospital in Norfolk when she died after being tested positive for Covid-19. In a joint statement released on April 20, Queen Elizabeth Hospital Executive Director Caroline Shaw and the President, Professor Steve Barnett, said, “The whole QEH family is deeply saddened to have lost Chrissie Emerson, who was such a valued colleague, and a beloved wife of Michael and his dear mother and grandmother. “We have been in touch with Chrissie’s family to offer our condolences on behalf of everyone at QEH and to offer appropriate support. We informed our staff of this heartbreaking news and offered support to those who knew and worked closely with Chrissie. We have a range of support and counseling services available to our staff to support them during this incredibly difficult time during which we continue to focus on providing safe care to our patients and maximizing support for our staff working in difficult and difficult conditions. for everyone.’

– Grace Kungwengwe, health worker

Front line worker is described as a “dedicated NHS worker who loved her job and worked actively until tested positive (for) Covid-19” on a fundraising page created in her memory . He said, “She was loved by many and her dedication and care for others was second to none.” She leaves behind two sons and grandchildren.

– Josephine Matseke (Manini), nurse

Josephine Masteke (Manini), also known as Josephine Peter, died on April 18 at Southport and Formby district general hospital after being tested positive for Covid-19. She had worked in Southport on an agency contract since February and had been a nurse for 20 years. She was married and the father of two children. Trish Armstrong-Child, Executive Director of Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust, said: “Josephine’s husband Thabo told me that she is passionate, hardworking, and always puts others before her. She was “my heroine,” he said. “Our thoughts go out to Joséphine’s family in these difficult times and we offer them our sincere condolences. James Lock, managing director of Altrix, the nursing agency that employed Ms. Matseke, said: “Josephine was a diligent nurse very appreciated and appreciated by the team. She would always go further and it was a pleasure to work with her. My team and I send our best wishes and sincere condolences to Joséphine’s family.

– Rajesh Kalraiya, community pediatrician, and Mamoona Rana, trainee psychiatric registrar

The North East London Foundation Trust (NELFT) has confirmed the deaths of Drs Kalraiya and Rana, describing them as two “highly valued and respected colleagues”. Dr Kalraiya was 68 years old and worked as a supply teacher in Romford. Dr. Rana was 49 years old. Both died last week. Local media in India reported that Dr. Kalraiya died after contracting Covid-19, but NELFT was unable to confirm whether either had tested positive for the virus. NELFT Executive Director, Professor Oliver Shanley, said: “We have expressed our deepest condolences to their families and are providing them with all possible support. They were highly regarded, highly valued, professional and dedicated physicians who will be greatly missed by their colleagues. In addition to their families, with whom we work closely, I would like to offer my sincere condolences to their friends and work colleagues. We are making sure they are supported during this difficult time and I would like to thank my colleagues for the commitment, dedication and compassion they have shown. “

– Margaret Tapley, medical assistant

The nursing assistant was still working the night shift when she died on April 19, at the age of 84. Her grandson, Tom Wood, paid tribute to him and said that she had inspired him to become a nurse himself. He said, “This phenomenal, committed and generous fighter was my grandmother and I am extremely proud of her. She was my inspiration and a huge reason why I am a nurse today. She was very proud of her work but was so humble. She embodied the nursing spirit. For all those who have worked with her or have known her, this spirit that we have all seen and felt lives in us. Grandmother may have been called home in what seems too early for us, but the values, spirit and generous nature that she brought to the world lives on in us and we are touched by her life .

– Patrick McManus, nurse

Mr. McManus has worked as a nurse in Staffordshire for over 40 years. The 60-year-old was described as “an exceptional leader” and an “adorable character” and had worked at the Staffordshire Royal Infirmary and the Stafford County Hospital. Paying tribute to Mr. McManus, Tracy Bullock, Executive Director of the University Hospital of the North Midlands NHS Trust, said: “We are deeply saddened to confirm that one staff member died as a result of Covid-19. He was an adorable character and brought kindness and compassion to all of his patients, which was recognized by the number of compliments and thank you messages he received. He was an exceptional leader and took staff and students under his wing. His great Irish personality will be greatly missed by his friends and colleagues at the UHNM. Our deepest sympathies go out to his family at this very sad time and we thank them for their many years of invaluable service to the trust, his colleagues and the patients and families he has served.

– Unnamed paramedic for the North West Ambulance Service

The paramedic was married and had children and had worked for the trust for a considerable number of years. CEO Daren Mochrie said the death “will deeply affect many people in the trust.”

– Jenelyn Carter, medical assistant

Carter worked in the admissions department at Morriston Hospital and was appreciated by all of her colleagues and patients, said the Swansea Bay University Health Board. Mark Madams, the nurse director of Morriston Hospital, said: “Jenelyn would go the extra mile for anyone and was a charming and caring person inside and out, with a heart for gold.

– Michael Allieu, team nurse

The Homerton University Hospital NHS Trust has confirmed that nurse Michael Allieu died on April 18 at Homerton Hospital. Homerton CEO Tracey Fletcher said, “Michael was a dynamic, larger-than-life figure in our acute care unit, and was well known and appreciated throughout the hospital.

– Khulisani (Khuli) Nkala, mental health nurse

Mr. Nkala, 46, was “a respected and selfless professional nurse who has always put the patient first.” He had worked as a responsible nurse in the forensic services of the Leeds and York Partnership NHS Foundation Trust before dying on April 17, after having tested positive for Covid-19. Dr. Sara Munro, CEO of Leeds and York Partnership NHS Foundation Trust, said: “Khuli was someone who took his responsibilities as a professional trainer and mentor very seriously, taking many nursing students under his wing and taking the time to nurture the next generation of talent. He won an award from the University of Leeds for his mentorship work of which he should have been very proud. His colleagues described him as a “gentleman” and an “incredible nurse”. One of them said, “I hope one day I will be as good a nurse as you and that I will aim high and dream big like you have always taught me to do.”

– Vivek Sharma, occupational therapist

The father of two 58-year-old children died on April 17. Described as a gentle, kind and generous soul, he had isolated himself towards the end of March as a vulnerable member of staff due to underlying health problems, and fell ill with a coronavirus. Medway Community Healthcare, based in Kent, said he was a “valued member of the staff at The Children’s” and someone “passionate about being a voice and advocate for staff and always happy to help”.

– Linda Clarke, community midwife

Wigan Today reported the death of Linda Clarke, a 66-year-old community midwife at the Royal Albert Edward Hospital. According to the newspaper, Silas Nicholls, CEO of Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh NHS Foundation Trust, said she died on April 17. ‘Linda was 66 years old and worked in our maternity department for 30 years, bringing many new lives to our borough and caring for pregnant women in our community,” said the director general.

– Ruben Munoz, licensed practical nurse

Ruben Munoz, a father of two and a nursing assistant to the Surrey and Sussex NHS Trust for a decade, died on April 17. His family said: “Ruben is a good son, a beloved husband and an incredible father to his two children. He was so proud of his NHS family and Woodland Ward.

– Kamlesh Kumar Masson, doctor

Dr. Masson, who died on April 16 at the age of 78, had worked at the NHS for 47 years. Il a fondé la Milton Road Surgery à Grays, Essex, en 1985 et y a travaillé jusqu’en 2017, date à laquelle il est passé à la relève. Sa famille l’a décrit comme quelqu’un qui «aurait voulu pratiquer la médecine pendant de nombreuses années encore».

– Esther Akinsanya, infirmière

L’infirmière et la grand-mère travaillaient en première ligne au Queen Elizabeth Hospital de Londres avant sa mort dans la soirée du 15 avril, a confirmé le Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust. Sur une page GoFundMe créée en sa mémoire, le fils de Mme Akinsanya, Samuel, la décrit comme «une personne altruiste qui nous a mis, nous et tout le monde, autour d’elle en toutes circonstances». Mme Akinsanya était infirmière pour le NHS depuis plus de 20 ans avec sa sœur aînée, Mary Idowu, qui a également combattu Covid-19 et est tombée dans le coma ces dernières semaines.

– Barry England, directeur des opérations

Le NHS Trust d’Ambulance Service East of England a confirmé que M. England est décédé le 16 avril, après avoir passé quatre jours à l’hôpital. Il travaillait à Hemel Hempstead et avait été testé positif au virus. Un communiqué publié au nom de sa famille a déclaré que leur cœur était brisé par sa perte soudaine et que M. England était extrêmement fier d’avoir travaillé pour le service d’ambulance pendant plus de 33 ans. La famille a remercié tout le personnel du NHS qui s’occupait de M. England à l’hôpital et pour le soutien qu’ils avaient reçu de ses anciens collègues.

– Lourdes Campbell, assistante médicale

Connue sous le nom de «Des» pour ses collègues, l’assistante médicale était considérée comme «diligente et compatissante» par le Bolton NHS Foundation Trust. Dans une déclaration du 16 avril, la directrice générale de la fiducie Fiona Noden a déclaré que Mme Campbell était décédée dans l’unité de soins intensifs de l’hôpital Royal Bolton après avoir contracté le virus.

– Simon Guest, radiographe

Radiologue à l’Hôpital général de Furness, M. Guest est décédé dans la soirée du 15 avril. Son épouse Nicky l’a décrit comme « spécial, un vrai gentleman et un excellent modèle pour tous ».

– Jane Murphy, travailleuse de soutien clinique

Agée de 73 ans, Mme Murphy a travaillé à Edinburgh Royal Infirmary pendant près de 30 ans, d’abord comme femme de ménage avant d’être recyclée en tant que travailleur de soutien clinique. « Jane aiderait n’importe qui, mais vous dirait si vous vous trompiez », a déclaré un ami.

– Dr Krishan Arora, médecin généraliste

Le Dr Krishan Arora était associé principal au cabinet médical Violet Lane et était médecin généraliste à Croydon, dans le sud de Londres, depuis 27 ans. Il est décédé le 15 avril après avoir été testé positif au virus. L’homme de 57 ans avait suivi les conseils nationaux et s’était isolé à la maison quand il a développé des symptômes et n’était pas au travail au moment de sa mort. Sa mort a été confirmée par le South West London Clinical Commissioning Group. Le collègue Dr Agnelo Fernandes a déclaré: «Nous sommes tous très attristés par la mort du Dr Krishan Arora. Krish était extrêmement apprécié et a travaillé sans relâche pour prendre soin de ses patients et améliorer les services pour tout le monde à Croydon. Nos pensées et nos plus sincères sympathies vont à la famille, aux amis et aux collègues proches de Krish en cette période difficile. Il nous manquera. ‘

– Gladys Mujajati, également connue sous le nom de Gladys Nyemba, infirmière en santé mentale

La femme de 46 ans, qui a travaillé pour soutenir les habitants de Derby, a été décrite comme «  précieuse  » par la ministre des Sciences Amanda Solloway, et «  très aimée  », «  chaleureuse  » et «  attentionnée  » par ses collègues. Mme Mujajati, qui avait un problème de santé sous-jacent et s’était éloigné du travail ces dernières semaines, est décédée à l’hôpital, a déclaré le Derbyshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust. Ifti Majid, PDG de Derbyshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust, a déclaré: «  Gladys était un membre très apprécié de l’équipe de santé mentale communautaire de Derby City et nous sommes tous dévastés par sa perte. Gladys avait un grand cœur et ses collègues ont expliqué qu’elle avait toujours le sourire aux lèvres. Elle était connue pour être une personne chaleureuse et attentionnée, toujours à la recherche de ses patients et de ses collègues, faisant preuve d’une véritable compassion et d’empathie.

-Amrik Bamotra, travailleur de soutien en radiologie

M. Bamotra, connu de ses collègues sous le nom de «Bob», aurait «traité tout le monde comme sa propre famille» et aurait laissé une femme, une fille et un fils. L’homme de 63 ans a travaillé pendant quatre ans à l’hôpital King George à Ilford, dans l’est de Londres, et est soupçonné d’être décédé des suites d’un coronavirus. Sa mort a été annoncée le 15 avril.

– Andy Treble, assistant de théâtre

L’homme de 57 ans, assistant de théâtre à l’hôpital Wrexham Maelor au nord du Pays de Galles, est décédé le 15 avril après avoir été testé positif à la maladie. Sa sœur, Maria Molloy, a décrit son frère – qui travaillait à l’hôpital depuis près de 40 ans – comme un «  homme gentil  » qui consacrait sa vie à sa profession et «  avait toujours le sourire aux lèvres  ».

– Juliet Alder, assistante médicale

La mère de 58 ans travaillait au West London NHS Trust depuis 2016. Elle est décédée le 14 avril. Carolyn Regan, directrice générale de la fiducie, a déclaré: «Juliette était gentille, attentionnée et réfléchie. Elle était connue pour avoir un sourire radieux, un rire contagieux et une grande fierté de s’occuper des autres. Juliet a consacré une grande partie de sa vie professionnelle au NHS. Nos pensées et nos sympathies vont à son mari, à sa fille ainsi qu’à tous ses amis et autres collègues au sein de notre Trust.

– Linnette Cruz, infirmière dentaire

L’infirmière en chef senior de 51 ans au cabinet dentaire Brynteg à Sketty est décédée le 14 avril après avoir été admise avec Covid-19 en mars, selon le NHS Wales. Brynteg practice owner Nik Patel said: ‘She brought love, light and joy to everyone around her and will be sadly missed by all.’

– Josiane Zauma Ebonja Ekoli, nurse

The mother-of-five was an agency nurse who lived in Leeds and worked at Harrogate Hospital. She died on April 13, aged 55. Her daughter said: ‘It meant everything to be a nurse, she’s been doing it for as long as I remember – more than 30 years.’

– Dr Peter Tun, associate specialist

The father-of-two worked as an associate specialist in neurorehabilitation at the Royal Berkshire Hospital in Reading for more than 21 years. The 62-year-old, who died in the intensive care unit at the hospital on April 12, was called a ‘superhero dad’ by his two sons in a tribute. ‘To us, he was simply the best human we know and we will miss him every day,’ they said.

– Mary Agyeiwaa Agyapong, nurse

Mary Agyeiwaa Agyapong died on April 12 after testing positive for Covid-19 earlier in the month. David Carter, chief executive at Bedfordshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, said: ‘Mary worked here for five years and was a highly valued and loved member of our team, a fantastic nurse and a great example of what we stand for in this trust.’

– Cheryl Williams, ward housekeeper

North Middlesex University Hospital said Ms Williams would be remembered as a ‘much-loved colleague’. Ms Williams, who worked as a housekeeper on an elderly patient ward at the hospital in Edmonton, north London, died on April 12.

– Maureen Ellington, healthcare 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 more than 25 years at both Frenchay and Southmead hospitals. Her family said: ‘She would light up any room she entered. She will always be in our hearts.’

– Leilani Medel, nurse

Mrs Medel, who worked as an agency nurse in South Wales, was described as a ‘wonderful and caring person’. Her employer, Cardiff-based Hoop Recruitment, said: ‘The nursing profession has lost a warm-natured and beautiful nurse who cared for so many vulnerable people during her nursing career.’

– Amarante Dias, hospital worker

Amarante Dias, who worked at the Weston General Hospital in north Somerset, was described as a ‘valued and much-loved colleague’ who would be ‘greatly missed’.

– Melujean Ballesteros, nurse

The ‘dedicated and very caring’ Filipino nurse, 60, died at St Mary’s Hospital in Paddington, London, on April 12, just two days after being admitted.

– 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 more than 35 years and was ‘renowned for his warm personality, diligence and compassion’, the trust said.

– Oscar King Jr, hospital porter

Oscar King Jr, a Filipino porter at the John Radcliffe Hospital in Oxford, died on April 11, aged 45. He was said to have worked for the hospital for more than a decade, ‘always doing his job with great enthusiasm and joy’.

– Elbert Rico, hospital porter

A colleague of Oscar King Jr at John Radcliffe, Mr Rico worked as a porter there since moving to the UK from the Philippines in 2004 ‘and loved the work that he did’, according to a fundraising page published by his family.

– Gareth Roberts, nurse

The death of the ‘extremely popular’ Mr Roberts, who came out of retirement in 2015 having worked since the 1980s, was confirmed by Cardiff and Vale University Health Board on April 11.

– Donna Campbell, healthcare support worker

Described by colleagues as ‘beautiful and kind-hearted’, the healthcare support worker from the Velindre Cancer Centre in Cardiff died at the University Hospital of Wales on April 10.

– Sara Dee Trollope, nurse

A 51-year-old matron for older adult mental health services in Hillingdon, west London, Mrs Trollope died at Watford General Hospital on April 10 after testing positive for the virus. The mother-of-four was described as ‘an example to every one of us’ by her daughter.

– Brian Darlington, porter

Mr Darlington, a porter with Mid Cheshire Hospitals, was known for handing out sweets to his colleagues. He died on April 10, aged 68. His wife of 46 years, Ava, said: ‘He was dedicated to the trust, and as a family we are grateful for and appreciative of all of the kind words and messages we have seen and received.’

– Julie Omar, nurse

The trauma and orthopaedics nurse at Redditch’s Alexandra Hospital in Worcestershire died at home while self-isolating with symptoms on April 10. She was 52.

– Amor Gatinao, nurse

The nurse is reported to have died on the morning of April 10, having worked at St Charles Hospital, west London.

– Andy Costa, ward manager

Andy Costa was one of the longest-serving members of staff at a mental health centre in London, having worked for 26 years in the NHS, most recently as a ward manager at Highgate Mental Health Centre in north London. The NHS trust paid tribute to his ‘diligence and loyalty’ after he died on April 9. A spokesman for the trust said: ‘Andy was a highly respected, conscientious and long-serving colleague who had worked at Highgate Mental Health Centre since it opened 15 years ago. Andy will be very much missed by us all, especially by his many colleagues and friends in the ward, administration and domestic staff areas at Highgate Mental Health Centre.’

– Abdul Gellaledin, ambulance care assistant

Colleagues of Mr Gellaledin, who worked for Falck Ambulance UK helping to transport patients to and from Kingston Hospital, held a two-minute silence for him following his death earlier in April. Mark Raisbeck, chief executive officer of Falck Ambulance UK, said: ‘Abdul will be greatly missed by his Falck colleagues and patients. Abdul joined Falck as an ambulance care assistant in August 2019, he was a kind, caring and funny man who carried out his role for patients with empathy and professionalism.’

– Aimee O’Rourke, nurse

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

– Dr Abdul Mabud Chowdhury, consultant urologist

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

– Dr Edmond Adedeji, doctor

The 62-year-old worked as a locum registrar in the emergency department of Great Western Hospital in Swindon, Wiltshire, and died ‘doing a job he loved’ on April 8.

– Fayez Ayache, GP

The 76-year-old general practitioner and grandfather died in Ipswich Hospital on April 8, having been diagnosed with bilateral pneumonia and coronavirus.

– Elsie Sazuze, care home nurse

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

– Leilani Dayrit, nurse

Described as a ‘ray of sunshine’, Ms Dayrit, a Filipino nurse who worked at St Cross Hospital in Rugby, died on April 7.

– Donald Suelto, nurse

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

– Alice Kit Tak Ong, nurse

The 70-year-old, originally from Hong Kong, died on April 7 after 44 years of working for the NHS. She was described by her daughter, Melissa, as ‘generous to everyone else before herself’.

– Janice Graham, nurse

The 58-year-old healthcare support worker from NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde became the first nurse in Scotland to die as a result of the coronavirus pandemic on April 6.

– Syed Zishan Haider, GP

The 79-year-old family doctor, known as Zishan by colleagues at Barking and Dagenham CCG – where he worked for more than three decades, died in hospital on April 6 after testing positive for coronavirus. The CCG chair Dr Jagan John said: ‘Dr Haider was a selfless man who loved his patients, and this is a tragic loss to our GP community.’

– Barbara Moore, patient discharge planner

Described as an ‘unsung 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, who had returned to work from retirement, died on April 6 at the Whittington Hospital in north London.

– Jitendra Rathod, surgeon

A ‘highly regarded’ associate specialist in cardiothoracic surgery at the University Hospital of Wales, Mr Rathod died on the morning of April 6.

– Lynsay Coventry, midwife

Princess Alexandra Hospital in Harlow, Essex, announced the death of the 54-year-old – the first involving a serving NHS midwife after testing positive for the virus – on April 5.

– Emily Perugia, care worker

A care co-ordinator in Hillingdon, north-west London, Ms Perugia was just 29 at the time of her death, which was confirmed on April 5. She was described by a colleague as a ‘lovely woman, who never said no to any requests’. Ms Perugia’s mother, sister, brother and fiance all work for the same NHS trust as her.

– Glen Corbin, nurse

The 59-year-old had worked at the Park Royal Centre for Mental Health in Harlesden, north-west London, for more than 25 years and his employer, the Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust, announced his death on April 4.

– Rebecca Mack, nurse

The 29-year-old died on April 5, after going into self-isolation with symptoms. Her friend, Sarah Bredin-Kemp, said she was an ‘incredible nurse’.

– Liz Glanister, nurse

Aintree University Hospital said the staff nurse died on April 3, with her family describing their loss as ‘simply 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 final shift on March 20, according to Kingston Hospital in south-west London.

– Amanda Forde, GP receptionist

In a statement on its website, Vale Practice in Crouch End, north London, paid tribute to a ‘beautiful, caring receptionist’. It said: ‘It is with great sadness that we are announcing the death of our beautiful, caring receptionist, Amanda Forde. She sadly lost her battle with Covid-19 on Friday 3rd April 2020. May she rest in peace.’

– John Alagos, nurse

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

– Areema Nasreen, nurse

Ms Nasreen, 36, died on April 2 in intensive care at Walsall Manor Hospital in the West Midlands, where she had worked for 16 years.

– Professor Mohamed Sami Shousha, researcher

The 79-year-old, who had worked at UK cancer research laboratories at London’s Hammersmith and Charing Cross hospitals since 1978, died on April 2. His nephew, Abdelrahman Shousha, said his uncle returned to work to help fight the virus despite his age, adding: ‘My uncle was characterised by his humbleness, virtue and his adamancy to help and serve, whether it be his family, friends, his colleagues or his students.’

– Thomas Harvey, nurse

The healthcare assistant, a father-of-seven who worked at Goodmayes Hospital in Ilford, east London, died at home on March 29, aged 57.

– Dr Amged El-Hawrani, consultant

Dr El-Hawrani was an ear, nose and throat consultant with University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust. He died at Glenfield Hospital in Leicester on March 28, aged 55.

– Pooja Sharma, pharmacist

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

– Dr Habib Zaidi, doctor

The GP in Leigh-on-Sea died in intensive care at Southend Hospital, Essex, on March 25, aged 76.

– Dr Adil El Tayar, transplant surgeon

The 63-year-old died at West Middlesex University Hospital in Isleworth, west London, on March 25. He had been working as a locum surgeon.


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