Dr Edmond Adedeji

Sadly, the Great Western Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has today announcing the death of Dr Edmond Adedeji. The thoughts of all our staff are with Edmond’s family, friends, and his colleagues.

Dr Katherine Henderson President of RCEM said: "Doctors like Dr Adedeji are the backbone of many Emergency departments up and down the country, hard working frontline doctors delivering care to their patients. We are grateful for his service and are so sad for his family and his colleagues."

Great Western Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Chief Executive Kevin McNamara said:

“It gives me great sadness to announce the death of a member of our GWH family.
Dr Edmond Adedeji, a locum registrar in the Emergency Department, died on Wednesday 8 April, aged 62. He was being cared for in the Intensive Care Unit having tested positive for COVID-19.
Dr Adedeji had worked with us a locum registrar in the Emergency Department since August 2019 and was a respected and well-liked member of the team.
His family have been informed and we ask that their privacy is respected at this extremely difficult time.
On behalf of the whole Trust, I would like to extend our sincere condolences to Edmond’s family. Our thoughts are with them, and his friends and colleagues at the Trust.”

Dr Adedeji’s family released the following statement:

“We as a family are grateful to God for the life of Dr Edmond Adefolu Adedeji. He died doing a job he loved, serving others before himself. We would like to thank the staff and his colleagues for looking after him during his final days. He leaves behind a wife, three children and three grandchildren.”