A “much loved” nurse from the Borders has died with coronavirus in the hospital where she worked.
Angie Cunningham lost her battle with Covid-19 in the intensive care unit in Borders General Hospital on Wednesday.
She worked for NHS Borders for more than 30 years and is being remembered by colleagues as a woman who was “proud to be a nurse”.
A joint statement has been released by the NHS and the family of Angie, they said: “It is with great sadness that we announce the death of our dear family member and colleague Angie Cunningham on Wednesday from Covid-19 in the Intensive Care Unit at the Borders General Hospital.
“Angie was a much loved wife, mother, sister, granny and great granny, as well as a friend to many more.
“Angie worked in NHS Borders for over 30 years and during this time was a much respected and valued colleague within the hospital, providing amazing care to patients.
“She was very proud to be a nurse alongside her love for her family.”
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