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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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    • Vivian Spry

      Vivian Spry

      Jun 30, 2020

      I am so sorry for your loss of such a beautiful lady highly treasured in the Coundon and Bishop Auckland community. I started a GOFUND ME, not realising you had set one up, my apology £200 raised.


    • Helen Olney

      Helen Olney

      Jun 20, 2020

      Thank you Poornima for being my family GP. I met you over twenty years ago when my sons were born at BAGH. I have a pearl necklace you made which I wore on my wedding day which reminds me of you.


    • Anonymous


      Jun 19, 2020

      A lovely lady and caring GP who has been there for me and my family on many occasions. She will be greatly missed. Our heartfelt condolences to all her family.


    • Anonymous


      Jun 12, 2020

      RIP Poornima Nair.


    • Roger & Dorothy Gomersall

      Roger & Dorothy Gomersall

      Jun 9, 2020

      We remember dear Poornima before she joined the Station View Practice, when she was the most lovely, caring. dedicated and professional gynaecologist. Our sincere condolences.


    • Anonymous


      May 31, 2020

    • Anonymous


      May 30, 2020

      My deepest sympathy to Mr Balupuri and family.


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