London coronavirus: Names and faces of 60 NHS and care workers in the capital who have died of Covid-19

No less than 60 NHS and care employees in London have tragically died of Covid-19 because the begin of the pandemic.

244 frontline well being and care employees have died due to the virus throughout the UK.

These figures are prone to be decrease than the true variety of employees who’ve died, because the names of some victims is not going to but be within the public area.

Under, we keep in mind the lives of the 50 identified NHS and care employees from London who’ve sadly died after contracting Covid-19.

Our ideas are with the household and buddies of anybody who has sadly misplaced their life to this virus.

They are going to by no means be forgotten.

Linda Obiageli Udeagbala

Linda died of Covid on February 3

Linda Obiageli Udeagbala, a nurse from Croydon, impressed nearly her whole household to work for the NHS.

The nurse, who most just lately labored with Epsom and St Helier College Hospitals NHS Belief, bravely turned down choices to work remotely so she may preserve caring for her sufferers in individual.

Mrs Udeagbala, who died on February 3 on the age of 60, is survived by her husband of 40 years, Francis, a psychiatric nurse, and 5 grownup kids – Cheyrinne, a midwife, Angelica, a paediatric nurse, Gerard and Colin, who’re each psychological well being nurses and Marvin, who’s self-employed.

Her son Colin Udeagbala stated: “That’s what she wished for all of us, to check medication or research nursing… to assist folks. She instilled in us to take care of others and that’s it’s not only a job.

“She was only a fantastic girl, at all times going above and past for others.”

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Malinda Dissanayake

Dr Dissanayake labored as an accident and emergency physician at North Middlesex College Hospital (NMUH).

On a Simply Giving web page arrange in his reminiscence, Malinda’s colleagues stated he devoted a lot of his effort and time to treating and comforting sufferers through the pandemic, which “made it much more painful to see this mild soul admitted as a affected person, and handled within the intensive care unit, within the very hospital the place he labored.”

The tribute stated: ” He shall be remembered for his timeless selfless angle and his everlasting optimism within the face of adversity. He labored tirelessly as a frontline NHS physician in Accident & Emergency departments in busy London hospitals and he was on the forefront of the battle in opposition to Covid.

“His gentle shone brightly wherever he labored and his numerous acts of kindness and compassion won’t ever be forgotten.”

Elias Phiri

Elia Phiri, a healthcare employee who fought Covid-19 disinformation earlier than he died, was described as “a rare pressure for good”.

Mr Phiri, 53, was a well being adviser with Barts NHS Belief. He campaigned for a number of charities, and was one of many main advocates to develop HIV and TB consciousness, particularly to allow higher take care of African folks residing within the UK and Europe.

He sadly died on January 27, 2021, survived by his spouse and three kids. He was described as a household man who confirmed “unbelievable kindness” to others.

Hope Mhereza, an i-Base Trustee, stated: “Elias devoted his life to advocating and campaigning for entry to HIV therapies and entry to correct info. His repute preceded him, knowledgeable that’s compassionate, devoted, a neighborhood campaigner and a pillar of his neighborhood. His legacy is testomony to his distinctive human qualities. He certainly shall be missed and is a superb loss to the HIV neighborhood.”

Dax Daantos

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Dax Daantos (proper) together with his spouse Arlene Agunias-Daantos and their kids Jozeph, 15, and Daxene, 12

Mr Daantos, 52, labored alongside his spouse Arlene Agunias-Daantos, an intensive care nurse, at Charing Cross hospital.

He sadly died with Covid-19 on January 26, 2021, survived by his kids, Jozeph, 15, and Daxene, 12.

An announcement from Imperial School NHS Healthcare Belief stated the frontline orthopaedic implant co-ordinator was “a massively valued member of theatres and is held in nice affection by everybody who has labored with him since he joined the Belief in August 2004.

“He shall be remembered by his colleagues for his by no means ending willingness to assist and type, supportive nature,” it added.

Dee Hart, lead nurse for theatres, stated: “We’ll all actually miss Dax. He was supportive, sort and endlessly useful; ‘no’ simply wasn’t in his vocabulary. He knew orthopaedics just like the again of his hand and he made everybody’s lives a lot simpler. We’re very unhappy to have misplaced such an essential and effectively favored member of our crew.”

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Craig Goldsney

After a “hard-fought battle” Mr Goldsney, 47, died on January 21 after contracting Covid-19.

The NHS jail psychological well being nurse, who labored at HMP Woodhill and is survived by his spouse Becca and three sons Jacob, Ben and Ethan.

He “embodied the service motto of ‘caring, not judging’”, in accordance with Central and North West London NHS Basis Belief.

A GoFundMe arrange in his identify stated: “Craig was a particularly fashionable member of the healthcare crew together with his colleagues and jail employees and he was effectively revered and favored by his sufferers.

“He shall be enormously missed by everybody that knew him.”

Augustine Obaro

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Dr Augustine Obaro, GP at Addison Highway Medical Follow, Walthamstow, died on January 1, 2021

Dr Obaro, 63, spent over 16 years working as a GP at Addison Highway Medical Follow in Walthamstow, London.

He sadly died on January 1, and leaves behind a loving spouse, Elizabeth, and their 4 sons – Raphael, Charles, Osebi and Christopher.

A father of 4, Dr Obaro moved to the UK in 1999 from Nigeria, however returned to Nigeria together with his spouse yearly to spend time doing voluntary work to enhance native healthcare provision in his native village.

The Waltham Forest CCG’s assertion stated: “He was very concerned together with his neighborhood there and likewise supporting fellow African medical doctors within the UK. His generosity and benign management qualities led to him being given the nickname ‘King’ from a younger age.”

Shahzaib Ali, who was considered one of Dr Obaro’s sufferers, advised MyLondon: “I used to be saddened to listen to about Dr Augustine Obaro passing away, it has actually shocked me about his loss of life and one of many worst methods to begin off 2021.

“I met Dr Obaro after I was two years outdated and was a very pleasant, humorous useful man. Each time I visited him on the GP he at all times remembered me as a baby, at all times checked on how I used to be doing and at all times made my day.

“We’ll miss Dr Obaro and he won’t ever be forgotten in our coronary heart.”

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Afzal Ansari

Afzal Ansari was a guide doctor who had spent six years working at Barking, Havering and Redbridge College Hospitals (BHRUT) in London.

He sadly died with Covid-19 on December 22, 2020.

Dr Ansari had most just lately been treating coronavirus sufferers on the aged care ward at Queens Hospital, and his colleague Khalid Haque stated in a GoFundMe tribute that he was as an “extraordinary individual”.

Mr Haque continued: Those that knew him keep in mind him as a rare individual, colleague and pal. He was a hard-working, approachable and devoted physician.

“He was significantly notable for his ‘can-do’ angle and supportive nature, and was well liked by sufferers and employees. He shall be an enormous loss to colleagues and all the scholars he has taught and impressed through the years.”

Dr Abdul-Razaq Abdullah

Dr Abdullah, 68, moved to the UK from Iraq in 1985. He ran a GP apply in Rainham, London, and had labored within the borough of Havering for 30 years earlier than he sadly died on December 8, 2020.

His daughter Dr Ayat Abdullah, who can also be a GP, advised basic apply journal Pulse her father felt he couldn’t retire and wished to “be there for these sufferers and work by means of this Covid disaster”.

In a tribute to Dr Abdullah in GP on-line, Chair of Havering CCG Dr Atul Aggarwal stated: “Above all else, he was a selfless and compassionate man who cherished his sufferers and was fashionable and revered amongst his friends. His loss of life is a tragic loss to our GP neighborhood.”

Alanzo Smith

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Alanzo Smith, a psychological well being employee of twenty-two years who died of Covid-19

Alanzo Smith, from Chingford, had been a psychological well being employee on the Barnet, Enfield and Haringey Psychological Well being Belief for 22 years earlier than he sadly died on Could 10, 2020.

He was 62-years-old

His twin brother, Spurgeon, described him as a “comfortable and jolly” man who cherished his job, including: “He would go in even when he was off work, he was a devoted employee.”

Onyenachi Obasi

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Onyenachi Obasi was a ‘devoted and loving’ nurse

Onyenachi Obasi, 51, was residing in Barking and Dagenham on the time of her loss of life.

The nurse and well being customer was described by her household as an “instance of unconditional love” and died on Could 6, 5 weeks after being placed on a ventilator.

Her niece, Ijeoma Uzoukwu, stated: “She cherished her job, however that’s what triggered her to fall ailing within the first place.”

Jennie Sablayan

Ms Sablayan, a haematology nurse , was described as a “much-loved specialist” who had skilled within the Philippines earlier than becoming a member of College School London Hospital in 2002.

A GoFundMe web page, arrange in her reminiscence, stated she died on Could 5.

Van Lang Hoang

Van Lang Hoang was a affected person transport driver at Barts Well being NHS Belief.

His loss of life was sadly introduced on Monday, Could 4 2020.

Mark Woolcock

Mark Woolcock (labored at Barts Well being for 17 years as an Ambulance Care Assistant. Talking about Mark, his shut colleague Skender Osmani, remembered him as “an essential individual in his life and a person extremely devoted to his job”.

Mr Woolcock was considered one of 4 members of Barts Well being NHS Belief to die after contracting Covid-19.

The household and colleagues of Mark and Raji Mohideen, one other Barts employees member who handed away, got here collectively in August 2020 to recollect their colleagues and pay their respects. The ceremony befell within the memorial backyard, with two bushes planted within the names of Mark and Raji, to function an ongoing reminder and thanks for all they’ve achieved to take care of sufferers at Newham Hospital.

Dr Habibhai Babu

Dr Habibhai Babu was senior home officer in older folks’s companies at Whipps Cross Hospital

He was identified to colleagues as Babu.

Barts Well being NHS Belief sadly confirmed his loss of life.

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Afua Fofie

Afua Fofie, a healthcare assistant, on the Pamela Bryant Ward at Teddington Memorial Hospital, died in April after contracting Covid-19.

She was described as having an “infectious giggle and willingness to go the additional mile” for sufferers and people she labored with.

The Hounslow and Richmond Group Healthcare Belief confirmed her loss of life and described her as being “identified for her infectious giggle and willingness to go the additional mile for sufferers and her colleagues”.

It added: “She at all times put her sufferers first and her loss shall be keenly felt by those that knew her and labored alongside her.”

Jermaine Wright

Jermaine Wright was a pharmaceutical technician at Hammersmith Hospital

Jermaine Wright was a pharmaceutical technician at Hammersmith and vice-chairman of the Hackney and Leyton Sunday Soccer League

Jermaine Wright, a senior pharmacy technician, died on the Royal Brompton Hospital in Chelsea on April 27, 2020 – simply 4 days earlier than his forty sixth birthday.

He joined Hammersmith Hospital’s pharmacy crew in 2015, the place he would verify the standard of merchandise used to deal with most cancers sufferers. He beforehand labored on the Brompton, and Nice Ormond Road hospitals.

Imperial School Healthcare Belief described as an “inspiration” who “saved numerous lives”.

Kenneth Lambatan

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Kenneth Lambatan was very fashionable with employees, and described as a ‘true gem’ by those who knew him effectively

Mr Lambatan was simply 33 years outdated when he died on April 27 after contracting Covid-19 and was “a rare individual, son, brother, nurse, colleague and pal”, in accordance with a GoFundMe web page posted in his reminiscence.

He was based mostly within the cardiology division at St George’s Hospital, but in addition labored intently with colleagues within the Medical Analysis Facility – and had sturdy hyperlinks with each the Belief, and St George’s, College of London.

“Everybody at St George’s is deeply saddened by the loss of life of Ken, considered one of our cardiac analysis nurses,” a press release learn.

“Ken was very fashionable with employees, and described as a ‘true gem’ by those who knew him effectively. He was devoted to his function as a analysis nurse right here at St George’s, and was as fashionable together with his sufferers as he was with colleagues.

“Our ideas exit to his household, buddies and colleagues presently.”

Elma Cavalida

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Elma Cavalida was described by colleagues as welcoming everybody “with a smile” and would do the whole lot in her energy to assist others.

The “bubbly” and “pleasant” maternity assistant labored at Northwick Park Hospital and died on April 26 after contracting Covid-19.

Vikas Deshwal, who arrange a gofundme web page in her reminiscence, stated she was a “bubbly, caring and kind-spirited” girl who had been taken too quickly.

He added: “Elma arrived in England 10 years in the past and proper from the go began working actual exhausting for her household who was left within the Philippines.

“She labored on the Northwick Park Hospital as a maternity assistant and cherished her job.”

Dr Martin Mansell

Dr Martin Mansell was a kidney specialist and a guide nephrologist at St Peter’s Hospitals, Middlesex Hospital and Royal Free Hospital, London. He was one of many premier skilled witnesses within the area of nephrology, and did a lot to develop and contribute to the sector of medico-legal opinion.

He died on April 24, forsaking his spouse, son, six daughters and two grandchildren.

Dr Mansell was extremely regarded by his sufferers and really supportive of his colleagues, a tribute from the Renal Affiliation stated.

The tribute additionally stated: “Martin was famend for his fast wit, with a dry sense of humour and a seemingly limitless provide of jokes appropriate for 8-year olds.

“Martin and Cathy [his wife] loved common journeys to Scotland, the place they flew birds of prey, and Martin typically joined the RSM (Urology Part) ski journeys the place he was an enthusiastic contributor each to the scientific assembly and to the social life, typically supported by a few of his kids. He had just lately taken up biking alongside the wind-swept sea-front and cherished an excellent dinner with a drink or two beforehand, particularly if he had household or buddies to hitch him. He would little doubt have authorised of the glass of Bollinger that his household raised to him on the personal funeral which was held resulting from circumstance; it’s hoped a celebration of his life will observe subsequent 12 months.”

Dr Paul Kabasele

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Dr Paul Kabasele labored at Croydon College Hospital

Identified for his “heat, reassuring and beneficiant nature”, Mr Kabasele labored for a decade as a part of the attention care crew at Croydon College Hospital earlier than he died having contracted Covid-19 on April 24.

The 58-year-old was additionally a church pastor for greater than 30 years and repeatedly gave sermons for the Rock of Ages Christian Meeting in Higher Norwood.

Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Basis Belief described Dr Kabasele’s loss of life as “heartbreaking”.

Larni Zuniga

Mr Zuniga, who obtained his British citizenship in February, died on April 24 aged 54, at St Thomas’ Hospital in Central London.

After arriving within the UK 12 years in the past in a bid to make a greater life for his household, in accordance with a pal, he labored within the Surrey Hills care house in Godalming.

A tribute from Shaleeza Hasham, Head of Hospitality & Communications at CHD Dwelling, described Larni as a “treasured nurse at our Surrey Hills care house, epitomised the whole lot that nursing is about.

“The dedication that he confirmed to caring for each individual in a holistic, sort and compassionate manner was second to none and his drive to enhance not solely his data however that of others round him was commendable.

“He was the centre of our Surrey Hills crew and the centre of his household’s world, and he shall be sadly missed by everybody that knew him.”

On April 28, 2020, a minute’s silence was held in his reminiscence within the care house service.

Eyitolami Olaolorun

The mother-of-four’s loss of life was introduced by her household on April 23.

In a tribute on GoFundMe, her kids stated: “She was a wonderful paediatric nurse with 40 years of expertise.

“She was caring and compassionate in the direction of all her sufferers and their households, a lot so, that a few of them have turn out to be a part of our prolonged household.”

Melonie Mitchell

Ms Mitchell’s loss of life was confirmed by the London Ambulance Service, the place she labored as a 111 employee.

Chief government Garrett Emmerson stated she “shall be enormously missed”.

“Melonie shall be enormously missed by her buddies and colleagues throughout the service,” a spokesperson for LAS stated.

Ian Reynolds

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Ian Reynolds together with his spouse Sian

Ian Reynolds leaves behind his spouse Sian “whom he cherished with all his coronary heart” and his two boys Jack and Ben.

Ian labored as a paramedic for the ambulance service for 32 years and was an lively Unison rep, the place he was described by his native department as a “passionate Crystal Palace fan” and “an unapologetic mod”.

It’s understood that Ian died on April 21.

In a shifting assertion from LAS, a spokesperson stated: “Ian Reynolds was a paramedic at New Addington. He labored for the service for 32 years and was nonetheless as lively as ever till falling ailing with Covid-19.

“A sensible, skilled and fashionable man, he had time for everyone and will relate to his colleagues, members and sufferers alike – no matter their background or identification – with an ease that endeared him to everybody he got here throughout.”

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Miharajiya Mohideen

Miharajiya Mohideen had been working at Newham Common Hospital for a number of years earlier than contracting Covid-19.

She spent 13 days in King George Hospital earlier than her loss of life.

Her son Javed wrote on a JustGiving web page arrange in her reminiscence: “I’m hoping to lift £10,000 for a water effectively to be constructed both in Sierra Leone or Malawi, the place this may act as an ongoing charity for her.”

Dr Yusuf Patel

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Dr Yusuf Patel died at Queen’s Hospital in Romford on April 20

Dr Yusuf Patel, 61, based Woodgrange Medical Follow, in Forest Gate, the place he labored since 1997 earlier than he died at Queen’s Hospital in Romford on April 20, 2020.

The dad-of-three leaves behind his spouse, Nasim, and his kids Rumaysa, Maariya and Ahmed, who’re all pursuing medical careers.

Sophie Fagan

Described as an “extraordinary girl” who “refused to retire”, Sophie Fagan, 78, was well-known at Homerton College Hospital and throughout Hackney.

The carer assist specialist sadly died with Covid on April 19, 2020.

Paying tribute to her, Homerton chief government Tracey Fletcher stated: “She refused to totally retire and, though she did cut back her hours, she was typically to be discovered assembly kinfolk and supporting employees within the hospital when she wasn’t resulting from be. Sophie wished to make a distinction and caring for the aged was her ardour.

“Her style for the brightest and most vibrant jumpers, her class and her skill to speak to everybody and anybody made her stand out within the hospital corridors.”

Josephine Peter

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‘Manini’ had been planning on reuniting together with her kids and granddaughter in South Africa

Josephine Peter fell ailing with coronavirus and died on Saturday April 18, after medical doctors knowledgeable her husband Thabo that she was solely being stored alive by a mechanical ventilator.

The nurse, who lived in Hayes, has beforehand labored for Hillingdon Hospital NHS Belief, right here she labored in Obstetrics and Gynaecology.

The 55-year-old had been working at a hospital in Southport, Merseyside, since February however earlier than she fell ailing she advised buddies she wished to return to South Africa to be together with her kids.

Trish Armstrong-Baby, the belief’s chief government, stated: “Josephine, from Hayes, had labored at Southport since February on an company contract till falling ailing in early April. She was a nurse for 20 years and was married with two kids.

“Josephine’s husband, Thabo, advised me she was passionate, hardworking, at all times placing others earlier than herself. She was ‘my heroine’, he stated.

“Our ideas are with Josephine’s household at this troublesome time and we provide them our honest condolences.”

Ade Dickson

Ade Dickson was a psychological well being nurse on the Barnet Disaster Decision and Dwelling Remedy Crew.

The Barnet, Enfield and Haringey Psychological Well being Belief, which introduced his loss of life, stated: “Ade was a extremely revered colleague who shall be deeply missed by his household, buddies, Belief employees and sufferers.”

Grace Kungwengwe

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Grace Kungwengwe was a frontline nurse at College Hospital Lewisham

Grace Kungwengwe, who was a mum-of-two, died on April 19, 2020 after contracting the virus whereas battling the pandemic.

The nurse, who’s believed to have lived in Lewisham, was described by her household as a nurse who was “cherished by many”.

Sister Tendaiv stated: “Grace was a devoted NHS employee who cherished her job and was actively working till she examined optimistic of Covid 19.

“She leaves behind two sons and grandchildren.

“Grace was cherished by many and her dedication and take care of others was second to none.”

Edem Dzigbede

After a 30-year nursing profession, Ms Dzigbede retired final 12 months earlier than returning to work on the respiratory ward at Queen Elizabeth Hospital in London amid the coronavirus outbreak.

Described on a GoFundMe web page in her honour as a “blessing to everybody she got here throughout”, she died on April 19, 2020.

Rajesh Kalraiya and Mamoona Rana

Dr Kalraiya, 68, was working as a neighborhood paediatrician in Romford for the North East London Basis Belief.

Dr Rana, 49, was a trainee registrar in psychiatry and likewise labored for the North East London Basis Belief.

NELFT chief government Professor Oliver Shanley stated: “We now have shared our deepest condolences with their households and are giving all of them the assist attainable.

“They had been very highly-regarded, enormously valued, skilled and dedicated medical doctors who shall be massively missed by their colleagues.

“In addition to their households, with whom we’re working intently, I want to provide my deepest condolences to their buddies and work colleagues. We’re making certain they’re supported by means of this troublesome time and I want to thank colleagues for the dedication, dedication and compassion they’ve proven.”

Michael Allieu

Homerton College Hospital NHS Belief confirmed that employees nurse Michael Allieu died at Homerton Hospital on April 18, 2020.

Homerton chief government Tracey Fletcher stated: “Michael was a vibrant, larger-than-life character on our acute care unit, and was well-known and really well-liked all through the hospital.”

Dean McKee

Dean McKee, 28, who labored at St Vincent’s Home care house in Hammersmith, died on April 7, 2020.

His household, who described him because the “kindest, sweetest and nicest man”, stated he had been off work and breathless for round per week, earlier than collapsing at house in Shepherd’s Bush and being rushed to Charing Cross hospital.

Queen’s Park Rangers fan Mr McKee was a widely known poet among the many membership’s followers for his authentic work “Born Blue and White”, which was performed earlier than house video games.

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Sonya Kaygan

Sonya Kaygan was simply 26 years outdated when she died on April 17, 2020, forsaking her three-year-old daughter, who shall be raised by Ms Kaygan’s mom, in accordance with a GoFundMe web page in her honour.

Ms Kaygan had been working for the company Care UK, which had seen her work at varied care houses, tending to work night time shifts, in accordance with her employer, to supply firm for residents who don’t sleep effectively.

She was described as “mild, caring and kind-hearted”.

Vivek Sharma

Vivek Sharma was 58 years outdated when died on April 17, 2020.

The occupational therapist had been isolating from across the finish of March as a susceptible member of employees resulting from underlying well being situations, and have become ailing with coronavirus.

The daddy-of-two was described as a “mild soul” who “was sort and beneficiant.”

Esther Akinsanya

Esther was a nurse and grandmother who labored on the entrance line at Queen Elizabeth Hospital in London.

She sadly on the night of April 15, 2020, aged 55.

Esther had been a nurse for the NHS for greater than 20 years alongside together with her older sister, Mary Idowu, who has additionally been preventing Covid-19 and has been in a coma.

Her son Samuel stated: “My mom is an angel in human kind.

“She was a folks’s individual, at all times out there to stretch herself skinny to assist in any manner, form or kind. She would sacrifice to make sure you had been entire, nothing was half-hearted.”

Dr Krishan Arora

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Dr Krishan Arora was labelled a ‘hero’ by his sufferers

Dr Krishan Arora was a senior accomplice at Violet Lane Medical Follow in Waddon.

He sadly died on April 15, 2020, aged 57.

He had labored in Croydon for 27 years and has been labelled a “hero” by among the sufferers he cared for.

Dr Arora leaves behind a spouse and youngsters.

One affected person described him as “greater than only a GP”, whereas one other stated he was a “honest and caring man”.

Joelene Wright stated: “It seems like dropping a pal as I’ve grown up with him from my teenage years into maturity. He shall be missed very a lot and I wish to ship my deepest condolences to his spouse and daughters and naturally his colleagues.”

Amrik Bamotra

Mr Bamotra, identified to colleagues as “Bob”, was stated to have “handled everybody like his family”.

The 63-year-old radiology assist employee had labored on the King George Hospital in Ilford for 4 years, the place he sadly died in April 10, 2020.

He leaves behind a spouse, daughter and son.

On a Simply Giving web page arrange in his reminiscence, Amrik’s son Harry stated: “On Friday tenth April 2020, We sadly misplaced a real gentleman, My dad. He misplaced his life making an attempt to battle off the Corona virus.

“He was admitted at King George Hospital the place he additionally labored within the MRI division as a assist employee. Having labored beforehand as a porter for a few years he has been recognised for all his exhausting work for the NHS and the belief.”

Juliet Alder

Juliet Alder has been part of West London Mental Health Trust since 2016

Juliet Alder had been a part of West London Psychological Well being Belief since 2016

Juliet Alder, 58, had labored at West London NHS Belief since 2016. She died on April 14, 2020.

In her ultimate weeks on the belief, she moved to older folks’s psychological well being, engaged on Meridian Ward in Hammersmith & Fulham.

Carolyn Regan, belief chief government, stated: “Juliet was sort, caring and considerate. She was identified for having a beaming smile, infectious laughter, and taking nice delight in taking care of others. Juliet devoted a lot of her working life to the NHS.

“Our ideas and sympathies are together with her husband, her daughter in addition to all her buddies and different colleagues inside our belief.”

Remigio Cabansag

Mr Cabansag had been working as a housekeeper at Highbury New Park Care Dwelling in London for nearly eight years when he fell ailing and died on April 12, 2020.

Care UK’s Regional Director Deliana Katsiaounis stated Remigio was a tough employee who took “nice delight” in conserving residents’ rooms clear and was “at all times prepared to go the additional mile”.

“In addition to housekeeping he is also discovered working within the backyard and he took nice delight in serving to residents who use a wheelchair to go to church or benefit from the flowers within the native park.

“Residents actually appreciated his well mannered and respectful method and we miss his huge smile and willingness to become involved in all features of care house life very a lot.”

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Barbara Sage

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Barbara Sage was described as ‘sort, beneficiant, giving and enjoyable’

Barbara Sage, spent over 40 years working in palliative care, 14 of which she labored for as a Marie Curie nurse.

On April 12, 2020, she died with Covid-19, aged 68.

Her daughter Donna advised Marie Curie: “Mum was sort and caring and enjoyable. She cherished life, her household, her grandkids and he or she cherished her job.

“Mum began out as an ambulance driver in London when she was 18. It was that which made her wish to turn out to be a nurse.

“She was a really heat individual… I suppose she had all the conventional attributes of a Marie Curie Nurse. I assume you need to be like that of their line of labor, do not you? She was devoted to caring for folks.”

Rahima Bibi Sidhanee

Rahima Bibi Sidhanee labored at Grennell Lodge Nursing Dwelling in Sutton for greater than 30 years. She was a registered nurse and midwife who had deliberate to retire earlier in 2020.

However when the pandemic hit, she selected to courageously proceed engaged on the frontline as a care house employee.

Rahima sadly died in hospital on April 12, 2020.

Danny Shamtally, director of Care Limitless, which operates the privately-owned care house, stated Rahima would “go above and past in her supply of care”.

A Simply Giving web page arrange Rahima’s reminiscence stated: “She was a caring mom, grandmother, sister and member of the family; a well-respected colleague, a loving neighbour and pal to many together with a reliable shoulder when wanted. The lack of this excellent girl shall be a hurdle for therefore many people to take care of.”

Cheryl Williams

North Middlesex College Hospital stated Cheryl Williams can be remembered as a “much-loved colleague”.

Ms Williams, who labored as a housekeeper on an aged affected person ward on the hospital in Edmonton, died on April 12, 2020.

Melujean Ballesteros

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Melujean Ballesteros labored at St Mary’s Hospital for 12 years

The “devoted and really caring” Filipino nurse, 60, died at St Mary’s Hospital in Paddington on April 12, 2020, simply two days after being admitted.

Associates and colleagues of Melujean Ballesteros described her as a “hero”.

It is understood Mrs Ballesteros, 60, was married and had kids.

Many tributes had been paid to Melejuan on the Imperial Colleage Belief web site. Her colleague Faz Ghooloo, stated: “Working with Melujean was like belonging to at least one comfortable household. She was at all times smiling and at all times made positive the entire crew was comfortable. Regardless of how exhausting issues had been on the ward, she would at all times say ‘sister we will do that collectively and we’re right here to assist.’ Her sort phrases and her dedication impressed me and gave me the motivation and aspiration to go even additional regardless of the daily challenges.

“My favorite reminiscence of her is the little issues she did when she was not at work similar to baking and likewise cooking pretty meals from the Philippines. She took a lot delight in her cooking. I nonetheless keep in mind her saying to me a couple of weeks in the past that, ‘When this pandemic is over I’ll carry your favorite cheese cake’.

“Melujean was such a stunning individual with a lot power, laughter and pleasure which she dropped at everybody who was in her firm and it’s unhappy to see she is gone so quickly and separated from us all. She was a real NHS hero who shall be enormously missed by her colleagues, her buddies, her households however most of all her sufferers.”

Sara Dee Trollope

Sara Dee Trollope was a matron for older grownup psychological well being companies in Hillingdon.

She sadly died at Watford Common Hospital on April 10, 2020, aged 51.

The mother-of-four was described as “an instance to each considered one of us” by her daughter.

Sara had solely ever wished to turn out to be a nurse, working exhausting to realize be promoted to a Matron. She was in her final 12 months of nursing earlier than retiring, her sister stated on a GoFundMe arrange in her reminiscence.

Her sister Leanne stated: “Sara cared very a lot about her sufferers and employees and utterly cherished her job. Sadly it was this job that price her, her life.

“Sara was a mom, she was a faithful spouse and cared for her husband Gary […] Sara leaves behind not simply her loving husband Gary however her kids and grandchildren.”

Amor Gatinao

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Amor Gatinao died on April 10

Amor Gatinao is reported to have died on the morning of April 10, 2020 having labored as a nurse at St Charles Hospital, West London.

Rebecca Campbell, deputy head of CHC, stated: “Amor was an extremely sort, caring and heat hearted nurse, identified to lots of the crew for a few years.

“Amor nurtured folks and shared her expertise and data with all from her expertise and was an absolute pleasure to have identified Amor and have labored together with her.”

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Andy Costa

Mr Costa was one of many longest-serving members of employees at a psychological well being centre in London.

He orked for 26 years within the NHS, most just lately as a ward administrator at Highgate Psychological Well being Centre in north London.

The NHS belief paid tribute to his “diligence and loyalty” after he died on April 9, 2020.

A spokeswoman for the belief stated: “Andy was a extremely revered, conscientious and long-serving colleague who had labored at Highgate Psychological Well being Centre because it opened 15 years in the past.

“Andy shall be very a lot missed by us all, particularly by his many colleagues and buddies within the ward, administration and home employees areas at Highgate Psychological Well being Centre.”

Abdul Gellaledin

Abdul Gellaled labored as an ambulance care assistant for Falck Ambulance UK, serving to to move sufferers to and from Kingston Hospital.

He sadly died in April, 2020.

A two-minute silence was held by colleagues in his reminiscence, in addition to different employees who had died within the pandemic.

Sian Bates, chair of Kingston Hospital NHS Basis Belief Board, stated: “Our love goes to their households and their family members.”

Dr Abdul Mabud Chowdhury

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Dr Abdul Mabud Chowdhury labored at Homerton College Hospital

Guide urologist Abdul Mabud Chowdhury sadly died at Queen’s Hospital in Romford on April 8, 2020.

He was 53-years-old.

Abdul wrote a Fb put up asking Prime Minister Boris Johnson to urgently present each NHS employee with private protecting gear simply 5 days earlier than he died. He had appealed for “acceptable PPE and cures” to “defend ourselves and our households”.

Dr Chowdhury’s son Intisar advised the BBC his father was a “sort and compassionate hero” who had been in “such ache” when he wrote the enchantment to the federal government on Fb.

“He wrote that put up whereas he was in that state, simply due to how a lot he cared about his co-workers.”

Donald Suelto

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Donald Suelto labored at Hammersmith Hospital

Donald Suelto skilled within the Philippines and labored as a nurse abroad earlier than coming to the UK to hitch the NHS in 2002.

He was a valued member of each at St Bartholomew’s Hospital the place he initially labored, and Hammersmith Hospital the place he joined in 2019.

He died on April 7, 2019, aged 51.

His colleague, lead nurse Karen Bradley, stated: “He was a really caring, proud and kind-natured nurse, who at all times strived to ship the best requirements of nursing care. We’re richer for having identified and labored with him.”

Senior cost nurse, Cleofe Lagmay stated on behalf of the Constance Wooden Chemotherapy crew: “He at all times made positive that his sufferers obtained the absolute best care. He shall be missed by employees and sufferers. We ship our heartfelt sympathies.”

Alice Equipment Tak Ong

Alice, initially from Hong Kong, spent 44 years of her life working as a midwife and nurse for the NHS.

At 70-years-old, she was nonetheless working full-time throughout two surgical procedures and operating busy child clinics till she grew to become ailing with coronavirus.

She sadly died on April 7, 2020, aged 70.

Alice’s daughter Melissa stated her mom was “beneficiant to everybody else earlier than herself”.

A Simply Giving arrange in her reminiscence described her has an “NHS hero, loving spouse, mom and pal who was cherished by all.”

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Syed Zishan Haider

Syed Haider was a GP who labored at Valence Medical Centre in Dagenham for greater than 30 years.

The 79-year-old household physician was referred to as Zishan by colleagues at Barking and Dagenham CCG.

He died at Queen’s Hospital in Romford on April 6, 2020 after testing optimistic for Covid-19.

The CCG chair Dr Jagan John stated: “Dr Haider was a selfless man who cherished his sufferers, and this can be a tragic loss to our GP neighborhood.”

Dr Alfa Saadu

The 68-year-old physician, who had returned to work from retirement, died on April 6 on the Whittington Hospital in North London.

His son, Dani Saadu, advised the Huffington Submit: “He was a really passionate man, who cared about saving folks.

“As quickly as you spoke to him about medication his face would gentle up.

“He labored for the NHS for practically 40 years in several hospitals throughout London.”

Emily Perugia

A care co-ordinator in Hillingdon, north-west London, Ms Perugia was simply 29 on the time of her loss of life, which was confirmed on April 5.

She was described by a colleague as a “pretty girl, who by no means stated no to any requests”. Ms Perugia’s mom, sister, brother and fiance all work for a similar NHS belief as her.

Ibilola Aladejana

Generally known as Lola, the “much-loved” Mrs Aladejana was an company employee who had been at College School Hospital for 4 years, most just lately as a receptionist.

The mother-of-three died on April 4 resulting from issues of Covid-19, in accordance with a GoFundMe web page arrange by her husband Ayodele Aladejana.

Glen Corbin

Colleagues to healthcare assistant (HCA) Glen Corbin, from Brent paid tribute to him after he died having examined optimistic for Covid-19.

They stated he labored at Park Royal Centre for Psychological Well being for a few years after becoming a member of shortly after it opened in 1995, and had retired and was wanting ahead to his sixtieth birthday later this 12 months.

He just lately returned as a financial institution HCA working in each acute and rehabilitation companies, his colleagues stated.

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Dr Anton Sebastianpillai

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Dr Anton Sebastianpillai died on April 4

Dr Anton Sebastianpillai was a guide geriatrician who died on April 4, 4 days after being admitted to the intensive care unit and two weeks after finishing his ultimate shift on March 20, in accordance with Kingston Hospital.

President of the British Geriatrics Society, Professor Tash Masud, stated: “The lack of a physician who spent his skilled life caring for older folks is heartbreaking information.

“Dr Sebastianpillai had labored for greater than 40 years in geriatric medication and was a faithful and revered geriatrician. On behalf of the British Geriatrics Society, I ship honest condolences to Dr Sebastianpillai’s spouse and son.”

Amanda Forde

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Amanda Forde was a GP receptionist at Vale Follow in Crouch Finish

Amanda Forde, who was a GP receptionist at Vale Follow in Crouch Finish, North London, died on April 3.

In a press release on its web site, the apply paid tribute to a “stunning, caring receptionist”.

It stated: “It’s with nice disappointment that we’re saying the loss of life of our stunning, caring receptionist, Amanda Forde. She sadly misplaced her battle with Covid-19 on Friday third April 2020. Could she relaxation in peace.”

Professor Mohamed Sami Shousha

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Professor Sami Shousha labored on the UK most cancers analysis laboratories at London’s Hammersmith and Charing Cross hospitals

Professor Mohamed Sami Shousha was an honorary professor of histopathology at Imperial School and labored on the UK most cancers analysis laboratories at London’s Hammersmith and Charing Cross hospitals.

The 79-year-old died on April 2.

His nephew, Abdelrahman Shousha, stated his uncle returned to work to assist battle the virus regardless of his age, including: “My uncle was characterised by his humbleness, advantage and his adamancy to assist and serve, whether or not it’s his household, buddies, his colleagues or his college students.”

Thomas Harvey

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Thomas Harvey was a faithful NHS employee and far cherished household man

Thomas Harvey was a healthcare assistant who labored at Goodmayes Hospital in Ilford, East London.

He was additionally a father-of-seven.

The 57-year-old, who had labored for the NHS for 20 years, sadly died alone in a flat as he was self-isolating on March 29.

Dr Adil El Tayar

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Dr Adil El Tayar was one of many first medical doctors to die of coronavirus within the UK

Dr Adil El Tayar, an organ transplant guide volunteering for the NHS, died at West Middlesex College Hospital in Isleworth on March 25 after contracting coronavirus.

The 63-year-old was father of 4 kids, two of whom are medical doctors within the NHS.

The British Ambassador to Sudan, Irfan Siddiq, paid tribute to Dr El Tayar on Twitter, writing: “Saddened to listen to of Sudanese physician Adel Altayar’s loss of life within the UK from Covid-19.

“Well being employees all over the world have proven extraordinary braveness. We can not thank them sufficient. On this battle we should take heed to their recommendation.”

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