A “much loved” veteran nurse has died after contracting coronavirus, according to a joint statement from NHS Borders and her family.
Angie Cunningham died in intensive care at the Borders General Hospital on Wednesday.
Angie was a much loved wife, mother, sister, granny and great granny, as well as a friend to many more,” the statement read.
“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 the patients.
“She was very proud to be a nurse alongside her love for her family.
“We ask that you respect the privacy of all involved at this time,” it concluded.
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