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Life as a nurse is not just Hearsay for Myleene Klass

Singer turned presenter visits hospitals in Northern Ireland as part of a television documentary

Presenter Mylene Klass praised nurses on the wards of Royal Victoria Hospital (RVH) in Belfast after visiting on March 9.

Myleen Klass and staff from Ward 4a at Royal Victoria Hospital in Belfast

The former Hearsay singer met with patients and staff as she filmed a new documentary for the BBC last week.

She was finding out about the work done by the hospital’s Filipino nurses for a segment in the forthcoming BBC show.

Her own mother Magdalena comes from the Philippines and worked as a nurse in England for many years.

Sister Sinead Douthart was glad to welcome Myleene and said: ‘She met with all the unsung heroes of any hospital ward – the sister, the nurses, the healthcare assistants, catering teams and domestic support teams – who all work in ward 4a of the RVH Belfast.'

Posting a picture online with some of the nurses from the fractures ward, Ms Klass said: ‘Thanks to the amazing nurses I worked with today, those around the UK and my own mama.’

Later she donned a high-vis jacket and hard hat to tour the site of the new £50 million radiotherapy unit at Altnagelvin Area Hospital in Londonderry.

The programme is expected to air later this summer.

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