Trust statement – COVID-19
For up-to-date information in relation to the number of patients, who were being cared for in Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust hospitals and had tested positive for COVID-19 who have died, please see here. Please note the NHS England figures are as of 5pm the previous day.
Dr Jeremy Rushmer, the trust’s executive medical director, said: “Our deepest sympathies are with the patients’ family and friends at this very sad and difficult time. We will not be commenting further and ask that everyone respects the families’ privacy.”