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Prince William thanks St Thomas' Hospital staff after Westminster attack

The Duke of Cambridge visited staff at London's St Thomas' Hospital to thank them for their lifesaving efforts during the Westminster terror attack.
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The Duke of Cambridge visited staff at London's St Thomas' Hospital to thank them for their lifesaving efforts during the Westminster terror attack

Prince William made a private visit to nurses and doctors at the hospital, situated just yards from where the atrocity took place on Westminster Bridge, and members of the London Ambulance Service who attended the scene on 22 March.

A Kensington Palace spokesperson said: 'The Duke wanted to visit privately with some of those who were first to respond to the attacks.'

Guy's and St Thomas' Foundation Trust said William arrived at the hospital late on Thursday morning and spoke with members of the response team, including accident and emergency department consultants, junior doctors and security operations manager Carl McIntosh, who raised the alarm to ensure the

The Duke of Cambridge visited staff at London's St Thomas' Hospital to thank them for their lifesaving efforts during the Westminster terror attack


Prince William with staff at Guy's and St Thomas' Foundation Trust. Picture: PA

Prince William made a private visit to nurses and doctors at the hospital, situated just yards from where the atrocity took place on Westminster Bridge, and members of the London Ambulance Service who attended the scene on 22 March.

A Kensington Palace spokesperson said: 'The Duke wanted to visit privately with some of those who were first to respond to the attacks.'

Guy's and St Thomas' Foundation Trust said William arrived at the hospital late on Thursday morning and spoke with members of the response team, including accident and emergency department consultants, junior doctors and security operations manager Carl McIntosh, who raised the alarm to ensure the premises were put into lock down following Khalid Masood's attack.

Last week the Duke's father, the Prince of Wales, also visited. Charles visited staff at King's College Hospital to thank them for their 'marvellous efforts' during the attack, which left five people dead, including police officer Keith Palmer.

'A privilege'

Among those who were in attendance on Thursday was motorcycle paramedic Richard Webb-Stevens, who was the first medical responder at the scene.

Mr Webb-Stevens said: 'The public were amazingly helpful and comforted the injured while help was on the way, and doctors and nurses ran out to help from the local hospital.

'I was focused on treating patients and it wasn't until much later that I found out it was a terrorist attack.

'We train our whole lives for incidents like this, and you hope it will never happen, but I consider it a privilege to do this job and play a small part in helping patients.'


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