A TRIBUTE has been paid to a Llandough Hospital nurse who has died after testing positive for covid-19.

Dominga David, has been described as an integral part of the ward life of west 5, in University Hospital of Llandough, since 2004.

She died in the hospital’s intensive treatment unit on Tuesday, May 26.

She came to the UK, from the Philippines to begin her nursing adaptation programme in 2004 with the Cardiff and Vale UHB.

A Cardiff and Vale University Health Board spokesperson said: “It is with deep sadness that we must announce the passing of our colleague, Dominga David.

“Our thoughts are with her colleagues, friends and family.

“She will be remembered as an exceptionally hard worker and a respectful, kind and compassionate person.

“We will miss her greatly.”

The spokesperson added: “She was part of the ward family and well-loved by everyone.

“She is survived by her son Renzie, to who we send our deepest condolences.”