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Deborah Meaden with hospital staff Becky and Lowri

Deborah Meaden tweets thanks to NHS after breaking arm

DRAGONS Den star Deborah Meaden has praised NHS staff after breaking her arm.

The Somerset-based entrepreneur Tweeted a picture of herself flanked by two members of hospital staff saying: “I know you know but our NHS is blooming brilliant.

“Went in fractured wrist. Several x-rays, manipulation under painkillers with reassuring voice in my ear and I leave with plaster cast and wrist on the mend.”

She also added a thank you to the members of the team who helped her, Becky and Lowri.

She is understood to have been riding a horse when the injury occurred.

James Gagg, a clinical director at Somerset NHS Foundation, responded to her Tweet saying: “Thanks for the positive feedback.

“Will ensure it gets back to our great team in the Emergency Department at Somerset NHS Foundation Trust – hope you make a speedy recovery.”

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