Great Western Hospital doctor dies after testing positive

A 'respected and well-liked' doctor at the Great Western Hospital in Swindon has died from coronavirus.

Dr Edmond Adedeji, who was 62, had been working as a locum registrar in the Emergency Department since August last year.

His family paid tribute to him saying 'he died doing a job he loved'.

“We as a family are grateful to God for the life of Dr Edmond Adefolu Adedeji. He died doing a job he loved, serving others before himself. We would like to thank the staff and his colleagues for looking after him during his final days. He leaves behind a wife, three children and three grandchildren.”

Dr Adedeji’s family
Dr Adedeji had worked in the emergency department at the hospital for just under a year

“On behalf of the whole Trust, I would like to extend our sincere condolences to Edmond’s family. Our thoughts are with them, and his friends and colleagues at the Trust.”

Great Western Hospital