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Weʼre raising £2,000 to ITU, University Hospital Of North Tees


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Poornima Nair devoted her working life to the care of her patients. As evidenced by the hundreds of tributes from her patients and friends, she was a caring and compassionate doctor.

Poornima died on 12th May 2020 after a 46 day battle with COVID-19 at University Hospital of North Tees & Hartlepool. One of her wishes that she communicated to her husband Shlokarth, while in the intensive care unit was to do something to show their appreciation for the care being provided by the nurses and doctors.

As a family we have seen how tirelessly and selflessly the staff and doctors in the ITU at University Hospital of North Tees are working. We have seen first hand the exemplary courage and determination to try to save her and all their other patients that they have made better. We saw their shared pain and heartbreak when they were unable to save her life. We will forever be grateful for the excellent care she was given throughout her time in the ITU.

We set this page up so that anyone who wishes to make a tribute in her memory can do so here. As a token of our heartfelt appreciation we wish that all money raised in Poornima's memory will be used for the direct well being of the ITU staff and doctors.

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    • Anonymous


      May 31, 2020

    • Anonymous


      May 30, 2020

      My deepest sympathy to Mr Balupuri and family.

    • Nelum


      May 30, 2020

      We didn't know Dr Nair but have friends who knew her.So so sad to hear the loss of a lovely person. Pl accept our deepest sympathy Malcolm & Nelum KahakachchiDurham


    • Joe and Nancy Kish Gargiulo

      Joe and Nancy Kish Gargiulo

      May 30, 2020

      In memory of beautiful Poornima, inside and out. May memories and the love of family and friends support you through these very sad days.


    • Lesley


      May 30, 2020

      ITU keep up your good work. It must be so very hard. Thank you so, so, much for your wonderful work.


    • Tony senadhira

      Tony senadhira

      May 29, 2020

      A very worthy cause for a wonderful lady.


    • General Surgery Secretaries SRH

      General Surgery Secretaries SRH

      May 26, 2020

      Our thoughts are with you at this sad time.



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