Popstar Paloma Faith has praised the “incredible” nurses, doctors and midwives at University College Hospital in London following the birth of her first child.
The singer thanked staff at the hospital – run by University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust – for helping her through a difficult labour and emergency caesarean section.
“I really believe the NHS to be one of the great achievements of this country”
She took to social media site Instagram to share an open letter paying tribute to the NHS.
“After a difficult labour resulting in an emergency caesarean I gave birth to my first child with whom I am over the moon, in love and delighted,” she wrote.
“What a trip! It was all with the help of some incredible doctors, nurses and midwives at UCH,” she said.
Popstar Paloma Faith thanks ‘incredible’ nurses
“The devotion, kindness and commitment shown by all of them was second to none and I was humbled by the whole experience,” she added.
She went on to thank several staff from the fetal assessment and maternity care units by name – Wendy Hill, antenatal clinic sister Georgia Seiti and consultant in fetal medicine and obstetrics Melissa Whitten.
“I really believe the NHS to be one of the great achievements of this country and it should be protected and respected by us all,” she said, adding “God bless the NHS!”