MEDIA STATEMENT: Death of patients' with COVID-19

Posted Friday, March 27, 2020 3:01 PM

Richard Mitchell, Chief Executive, for Sherwood Forest Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust said:

“We can confirm that sadly, five patients have passed away at King’s Mill Hospital between Sunday 22 March and Thursday 26 March.  The patients who were all in their seventies or eighties had tested positive for COVID-19 and all had underlying health conditions.

“Our thoughts and condolences remain with the patients' families and loved ones at this difficult time."


  • The trust, DHSC, NHS England and NHS Improvement will not be giving out any further information on these patients.

  • The media are asked to respect the wishes of the families, and the interests of staff at the hospital to avoid any disruption to operational services.

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