BMA Cymru Wales statement on the death of Dr Jitendra Rathod

by BMA Cymru Wales Press release from BMA Cymru Wales.
Location: Wales
Published: Tuesday 7 April 2020
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Commenting on the death of Cardiff based heart surgeon, Dr Jitendra Rathod, the Chair of BMA’s Welsh Council, Dr David Bailey, said:

“We are deeply saddened to hear of the passing of Dr Rathod on 6 April.

“Our condolences go out to Dr Rathod’s family, friends and colleagues.

“His death will be felt across the medical community as we grapple with the devastating impact of covid-19 on our communities.”


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