In memory of our nursing staff

Thank you for taking time to remember a nurse or health care employee who has died during the coronavirus pandemic.
Every life lost is a tragedy, and on behalf of everyone at the Royal College of Nursing, I would like to pay tribute to our colleagues who have died whilst caring for others and keeping them safe.
I hope this online Book of Remembrance will become a lasting legacy that reflects the bravery and compassion of our nursing colleagues. I sincerely hope it will offer some comfort to the family and friends of those who have died, and a reassurance that they will never be forgotten.

Donna Kinnair,
Chief Executive and General Secretary, RCN

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Remembrance messages

Thank you, to all Nurses and other colleagues affiliated in healthcare, who paid the ultimate price for their dedication, and compassion because they maintained the code of, “Patient first”.
Vivienne Sullivan RN.SCM.HV.Cert.EdFe
A tribute to a woman who dedicated her life to nursing. Edna Cullen, known as Ella, died on January 3 aged 89. Ella was president of the Royal College of Nursing’s Cumbria branch. RIP Ella x x x x
Gillian Webster
Thankyou to all the staff who put their lives on the line to save others RIP x
Gillian Webster
To all nurses and allied professions, who gave their all and lost their lives in this tragic way. You paid the ultimate sacrifice by putting your patients first. The world remembers and thanks you.
Gilly Little retired nurse
With more gratitude than can be expressed by words to all members of our Profession all over the world who lost your lives caring for humanity. You truly were God's angels on earth. God bless you.
Tracey (retired nurse)
I'm sorry for any nursing staff who have lost their lives to covid. You have been severely let down by the government in many ways. Thank you for everything you do
Andy Platt
To our lovely darling angel Miri who sadly lost her life to Covid 19 last year. She helped to care for the first wave covid 19 on Critical Care. She was a loving family lady who lost her life to Covid
Jayne Highcock
no matter where the nurses are from, they still require our gratitude for all they've give. Especially those who've given their lives
john d. krull
RIP to the pandemic heroes.
Khyam
Caring people are hard to find. You did a wondaful job looking after people, you went through a lot, saw a lot. The job was not always pleasant, but you did it, you made a difference. RIP
Susan
It is so very sad that we have lost so many nursing staff and care workers, whilst going about their duties looking after people with COVID-19,we must never forget them
Walter Jackson
Thank you for your sacrifice.
Melinda B Jones, RN, CNM