Statement on behalf of University Hospital Southampton regarding Katy Davis

Katy DavisUniversity Hospital Southampton has today confirmed the death of a member of staff, Katy Davis, aged 38, who had tested positive for coronavirus (COVID-19) on admission to hospital. Katy had an underlying health condition and had been unwell for some time prior to her admission. She sadly died on the evening of Tuesday 21 April at Southampton General Hospital.

Paula Head, chief executive at UHS, said: “I want to pay tribute to Katy who sadly passed away on Tuesday. Katy has been described by her colleagues where she worked in child health as a nurse people would aspire to be like and that nursing was more than just a job to her.

“On behalf of everyone here at UHS, including our patients and the communities we serve, I would like to offer our sincere condolences to her family.”

Posted on Thursday 23 April 2020