Frontline nurse dies of COVID-19

Gillian 'Jill' Dempsey is believed to be the first hospital worker in Victoria to die from the virus in two years

An ED nurse died after contracting COVID-19 in what the nursing federation claims is the first fatality of a Victorian hospital worker from the virus.

Gillian Dempsey
Gillian Dempsey. Source: Gofundme.

Gillian 'Jill' Dempsey died in ICU at Melbourne’s Box Hill Hospital on Sunday afternoon, her employer Eastern Health said.

It said Ms Dempsey was a beloved “colleague and friend”,

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