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Memorial fund for family of Jacintha Saldanha

The King Edward VII’s Hospital has announced details of a memorial fund for Jacintha Saldanha. The hospital said that money raised will go to the nurse's family.

Jacintha Saldanha sadly died last week in tragic circumstances.

She was an outstanding nurse whose loss has shocked and saddened everyone at the hospital.

Following discussions with her family, we have now established the Jacintha Saldanha Memorial Fund in her memory.

– Lord Glenarthur, Chairman of King Edward VII’s Hospital

Everyone is aware of the terrible events of the past week.

All our thoughts are with Jacintha’s family, her husband and children.

We have offered them our deepest condolences and any support that we can provide.

We know that many people around the world would like to do the same, and so we have established this fund in order that donations can be used to help the family at this tragic time.

King Edward VII’s Hospital will, of course, be supporting this important initiative

– John Lofthouse, Chief Executive of King Edward VII’s Hospital

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