Dr.Gamal Osman "Bristol Hero" Dies of Covid-19

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    Following a lengthy battle with COVID-19 in the intensive care unit, "Bristol Hero" Dr Gamal Osman sadly lost his life.

    Dr.Gamal Osman, aged 63 was asked by his colleagues to move to another department, he refused their request and he successfully treated hundreds of COVID-19 patients until he caught the virus and lost the battle this week.

    Dr Osman lost his brother to COVID last September, he was aware of the risk however he chose to work in COVID wards at Southmead hospital.

    Dr Ossman was loved by all doctors, nurses and other workers in the hospital, Dina Emara A & E nurse at the hospital said "The society, your colleagues, the humanity and all the goodness in the world are sending you a message today Gamal, that we love you and love your a likes. Your sacrifice is highly appreciated Sir, the society and people's interaction are showing it in the most beautiful way during this tragic event .. Rest comfortable hero.."

    Evelyn Barker, Chief Executive at North Bristol NHS Trust, paid tribute to the consultant, She said: “I would like to personally express my condolences to Gamal’s family, friends and colleagues at this difficult time.

    "The emotional impact of the events of this past year has been huge on all our NHS staff, and the loss of one of our NBT family at this time is very upsetting for us all."

    "The commitment Gamal showed to providing exceptional care to our patients, particularly over the last very challenging year is highly honourable. His courage in the face of the pandemic has saved lives, and he will always be remembered.”

    A GoFundMe page was set up to provide support to his Birmingham-based family and it has raised more than £100,000 in less than 48 hours.

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