GMB star rushed to hospital and forced to undergo surgery after nasty accident

GMB star rushed to hospital and forced to undergo surgery after nasty accident


Good Morning Britain contributor Iain Daie has issued a health update after falling down a London Underground escalator.

The LBC presenter, 60, was taken to hospital by ambulance after suffering a nasty fall at Charing Cross station.

He broke his hip and was forced to undergo an operation and his now recovering from a hip replacement.

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Revealing the accident to followers over the weekend, Iain wrote on Twitter: "Some news. This afternoon I tripped at the top of an escalator at Charing X Tube.

"I was taken by ambulance to St Thomas’s. I have a badly broken hip. Replacement op scheduled for Monday. Superb care from all here.

"Big shout out to the all female ambulance crew led by Nicole and Poppy who tended to me and got me out of the station.

"And to Reda, Maverick and the lovely London Undergroubd staff at Charing Cross. So impressive and caring."

Iain has since taken to the social media platform to share an update with his followers.

He penned on Monday (May 22): ""Had hip replacement & all is well!

"Went in at 8.45am & woke up at 12.

"Pain has disappeared. So happy & relieved! What a top hospital this is.

"So many nice messages from friends & complete strangers, it’s all a bit overwhelming!

"PS 5 hours after the op they’ve got me on my feet!"

Iain has received a hospital visit from his on-screen GMB partner Jacqui Smith.

Alongside a snap of the pair, former Labour Home Secretary Jacqui tweeted: "He’s alive, he’s cheerful, he’s been standing up on his new hip. He’s v impressed by

"@GSTTnhs (but not the food). We talked about a few intimate details but no bed bath was administered!

"Please keep emailing/messaging as he’ll be unbearable if he gets bored. Love you Iain Dale."

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