NHS Borders nurse Angie Cunningham dies from Covid-19

A member of the NHS Borders staff has died from Covid-19, the health board has announced today (Thursday, April 23)

By Kevin McRoberts
Thursday, 23rd April 2020, 12:20 pm
Angie worked in NHS Borders for over 30 years, providing amazing care to patients.

Angie Cunningham died yesterday (Wednesday, April 22) in the intensive care unit at Borders General Hospital.

In joint statement, the Cunningham family and NHS Borders chief executive Ralph Roberts 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.

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“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.”