Weʼre raising £1,000,000 to fund 1. An Amin Abdullah award for excellence. 2. Support healthcare staff in distress. 3. Prevent such tragedies happening in the future
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Amin Abdullah was a nurse who was born in Malaysia, of Indian-Sri Lankan origin parents, and who came to the UK in 2003. In 2014, Amin fulfilled his dreams by training to be a nurse. He trained at Imperial College NHS Trust (Charing Cross Hospital, London). In February 2016, after he was dismissed for the way he supported a colleague at work, he committed suicide by burning himself to death in the grounds of Kensington Palace, London. Amin Abdullah suffered terrible distress in the months before he committed suicide.
His full 20 mins story, with pictures and music, can be seen here....
A Trailer, 5 mins video, can be viewed here –
We aim to –
1. Fund over five years an annual Amin Abdullah award, worth £1000, to reward nurses who show both clinical excellence and compassion towards their colleagues.
2. Support healthcare staff or their families in distress or hardship for whatever reason, whether it be bereavement, unfair dismissal, injury, illness, etc. This would be in the form of one-off grants.
3. Fund any further costs in our search for justice, accountability and changes to the NHS system to prevent such tragedies as that of Amin happening again in the future to other healthcare staff.
The fund will be administered by a panel of trustees. Background information related to our campaign is available at www.abetternhs.com
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Sep 2, 2018
Amin's story so moving. Such a needless waste. Glad to give a little to support such a cause.
Sep 2, 2018
Well done- great cause and you have my upmost sympathy. Fellow nhs worker.
Aug 27, 2018
Aug 16, 2018
Great cause I knew him and do not want to see another one of our servants die in that manner.
Ralph and Mary Blumenau
Aug 14, 2018
It's a good cause!
Aug 10, 2018
An awful injustice inflicted by the unaccountable management found in many sectors. I hope you will achieve your goal, Narinder.
Aug 10, 2018
I so believe in you taking this initiative, as hopefully this will bring awareness of all this issues to the wider world
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