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Hospital pays tribute to ‘much-loved’ ward housekeeper who died during outbreak

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Cheryl Williams, who worked as a housekeeper on an elderly patient ward at North Middlesex University Hospital in Edmonton, north London, died on Easter Sunday.

Sharing a picture of Ms Williams to Facebook, the NHS trust said her contribution to patient care at the hospital was ‘irreplaceable’.

North Middlesex University Hospital NHS Trust said: ‘With greatest sadness, we can confirm the death of our much-loved colleague Cheryl Williams.`

North Middlesex University Hospital NHS Trust said: “With greatest sadness, we can confirm the death of our much-loved colleague Cheryl Williams.

“As a ward housekeeper on one of our care of the elderly wards, Cheryl was a lynchpin of the care, comfort, and compassion that our patients and local people value so highly, and her personal contribution to patient care is irreplaceable.”

“Her family, friends and colleagues at North Middlesex University Hospital will miss her more than words can describe.

“We would kindly ask for you to respect the family’s privacy at this difficult time.”

“Our heartfelt condolences to your family and friends.”

NHS housekeepers are responsible for non-clinical services such as catering, cleaning, equipment and supplies as part of a ward team in a hospital department.

Their duties include talking to and reassuring patients, receiving visitors, keeping the ward clean and tidy and serving meals to those under their care.