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Doctor at Royal Preston Hospital serenades coronavirus patient as he takes first steps outside after 50 days in critical care

Posted on - 6th June, 2020 - 12:22pm | Author - | Posted in - Fulwood, Health, Preston News, Sharoe Green
Dr Thomas Owen belts out American Pie as Roger leaves hospital Pic: ICU_Therapy_RPH
Dr Thomas Owen belts out American Pie as Roger leaves hospital Pic: ICU_Therapy_RPH

A 64-year-old who spent 50 days battling coronavirus in Royal Preston Hospital’s critical care unit has been serenaded as he left hospital.

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Dr Thomas Owen performed American Pie for music-loving Roger Kenyon as he left the hospital and was greeted by his family.

The critical theraphy team at Royal Preston Hospital shared the moment in a two-minute clip on Twitter.

They said: “First steps today after 50 days in Critical Care at Lancashire Teaching Hospitals and serenade from Dr Tom.”

Read more: Latest coronavirus cases and deaths in Preston, South Ribble and Chorley

The clip has received a fantastic response on social media with Jill Shepherd summing it up by tweeting: “Saw this today and it made my heart smile.

“Fantastic job done by amazing professionals on ICU.

“Makes me proud to work there also.”

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