The chief executives and chairs of Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly’s NHS have expressed their deepest sympathies following the announcement that her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II has died.
NHS Cornwall and Isles of Scilly Integrated Care Board chief executive Kate Shields and chair John Govett; Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust chief executive Steve Williamson, and chair Mairi Mclean; and Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust chief executive Debbie Richards and chair Margaret Schwarz have issued the following joint statement:
“Like the rest of the country, we are deeply saddened by the death of Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II.
“Her Majesty dedicated her life to public service during an historic 70-year reign and she enriched the lives of countless numbers of people at home and across the world. She was an exemplar of public service, which all of us can only aspire to.
“As a Duchy, Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly has a deep-rooted connection with the monarchy, and our local NHS is proud of its Royal association with the Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust.
“We send our heartfelt condolences to the Royal Family.”