Remembering our devoted professionals


Medical professionals from across the globe are risking their safety in the face of COVID-19 to maintain the highest of standards in treating patients and helping them beat the coronavirus in what are some of the most challenging circumstances of our time.

In this place, we would like to honour those Affiliates, Members and Fellows of the College who have sadly lost their lives in the selfless act of caring for the ill. The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh thanks them for their hard work and dedication. 

In remembrance:

Dr Adbul Mabud Chowdhury, FRCSEd, Consultant Urologist, Homerton Hospital.

Mr Manjeet S Riyat, FRCSEd, A & E Consultant at University Hospital of Derby and Burton

Mr Simon Hercules, FRCSEd, Medical Director and Head of Neurosurgery at New Hope Medical Centre, Chennai

Dr Furqan Ali Siddiqui, FRCS, Clinical Fellow at Manchester Royal Infirmary

Andrew Veitch Foote, FRCSEd, Retired Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon, Aberdeen Royal Infirmary





The College would also like to remember all those, medical profession or otherwise who have lost their lives as a result of the COVID-19 Pandemic. 



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