Rossendale Free Press

Tributes to tragic nurse

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TRIBUTES have been paid after the heartbreak­ing death of a “dedicated” Lancashire nurse who died after contractin­g coronaviru­s.

Bridget Palmer had worked at East Lancashire Hospitals Trust since 2012 and was “caring and compassion­ate towards all her patients and their families, always putting them first”.

The married mum-of-two worked on wards at the Royal Blackburn site before moving to Ribblesdal­e Ward at Clitheroe Community Hospital as a staff nurse. She died from Covid-19 on December 29.

Kevin McGee, chief executive of East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust, lead tributes to the “most treasured and respected member of the ELHT family” and said will be “missed considerab­ly by many”.

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