John Prescott rushed to hospital after suffering stroke, family issue statement

JOHN Prescott, former deputy prime minister, has been admitted to hospital after suffering a stroke, his family has said in a statement.

Lord Prescott, 81, was taken to hospital in Hull on Friday, his family said in a statement on his Twitter page. They praised the "swift actions" of the NHS staff who had been "remarkable". The statement read: "John was taken to hospital last Friday after suffering a stroke. We would like to praise the swift actions of the ambulance staff and the doctors and nurses at Hull Royal Infirmary's A&E and stroke unit. 

"They have been remarkable and we can't thank them...
source: Express

2019-06-24 14:59
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