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'Gracious, quiet and kind' Aylesbury hospital worker dies with coronavirus

Bucks Healthcare have paid tribute to Jun Terre, whose wife also works for the trust.

Published by Dan Gooding at 9:36am 15th May 2020. (Updated at 10:52am 15th May 2020) 2-minute read.

'Gracious, quiet and kind' Aylesbury hospital worker dies with coronavirus

A member of nursing staff at Stoke Mandeville Hospital has died with COVID-19.

This morning (Fri), Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust have paid tribute to a 'much loved' member of their team.

Jun Terre, who was 52, passed away yesterday having tested positive for the coronavirus.

Bosses say their hearts and condolences go out to his wife, who is also a member of the BHT family, and all his loved ones.

They added that Jun will be sorely missed by his colleagues, particularly those on Ward 7 at Stoke Mandeville where he worked as a health care assistant.

Mandeville Wing, Stoke Mandeville Hospital
Jun worked at Stoke Mandeville Hospital

Neil Macdonald, Chief Executive said:

"I am so sorry to have to share such sad news today. This tragic loss of a valued member of our team has affected us all greatly.

"Jun was described by his team as a gracious, quiet and kind gentleman with a smile that would light up a room. He was loved by everyone and he looked after his patients with great care and compassion.

“I am especially grateful for the care given to Jun by our ICU team. He was being looked after by people who have worked with and knew him personally; I know they feel this loss deeply as do his friends and colleagues throughout the Trust.“

The family has asked that their privacy be respected at this very sad time.

BHT will be offering support to Jun’s family as well to his colleagues and friends at the Trust.

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