Tributes have been paid to a studying disabilities nurse who died after testing optimistic for coronavirus.
Augustine Agyei-Mensah, identified to his colleagues as Gus, was a “extremely regarded staff member” at Northamptonshire Healthcare NHS Basis Belief (NHFT).
Colleagues held a two-minute silence in his honour on Thursday. He leaves behind his spouse and 4 kids.
The daddy-of-four certified in 2013 and had been working with sufferers with studying disabilities on the belief since 2014.
Initially from Ghana, Agyei-Mensah was happy with his heritage and was devoted to his younger household.
In an announcement, his household stated: “Augustine was a caring husband and loving father to 4 kids. We’re devastated by his loss. He was a devoted, hard-working and proud NHS employee who will probably be missed by all who knew him.”
Angela Hillery, chief government of the belief, stated Agyei-Mensah had cared for a few of the most weak individuals in society, including “lives have been remodeled due to him”.
She stated: “Our hearts break at the moment for Augustine’s spouse and younger household. We stay dedicated to supporting them by this time.
“Augustine epitomised what we stand for right here at NHFT. He was dedicated to creating a distinction and giving individuals a second probability.”
Earlier than coaching as a healthcare employee, Agyei-Mensah was employed by South West Trains for 4 years.
He labored carefully with the NHFT’s speech and language therapists and psychologists to help individuals with complicated cognitive and sensory wants.
Paying tribute to him, the NHFT stated: “Augustine at all times recognised that as a clinician he had a possibility to help service customers in making optimistic modifications.”
Colleagues at NHFT have arrange a Just Giving page in his reminiscence, to help his household.
Many relations of those that have died have complained that well being professionals are usually not being given ample protecting tools as they take care of coronavirus circumstances.
— to www.theguardian.com