‘She’s in excruciating agony!’ Katie Price is rushed to hospital with suspected infection and now requires further treatment after surgery on her broken feet
- A representative for Katie told MailOnline: ‘I can confirm Katie was taken to her local A&E hospital (Epsom) and then referred back to Chelsea and Westminster’
- The star, 42, is suspected to have an infection and now requires further treatment after undergoing major surgery
- The former glamour model broke both her feet during a freak accident while on a family holiday in Turkey earlier this month
Katie Price has been rushed to A&E at Epsom hospital in Surrey, in ‘excruciating agony’.
The star, 42, is suspected to have an infection and now requires further treatment at Chelsea and Westminster hospital, just a week after undergoing major surgery.
The former glamour model broke both her feet during a freak accident while on a family holiday in Turkey earlier this month.
Ouch! Katie Price, 42, has been rushed to A&E at Epsom hospital in Surrey , in ‘excruciating agony’ after undergoing major surgery
An insider told The Sun: ‘Katie was in excruciating agony all night, couldn’t eat, couldn’t focus and nothing was working. Painkillers weren’t touching it so pals rushed her to A&E in Epsom.
‘Doctors decided to move her to the Chelsea and Westminster hospital for further treatment but the fear is she could have an infection.’
A representative for Katie Price told MailOnline: ‘She had a terrible night. I can confirm Katie was taken to her local A&E hospital ( Epsom ) and then referred back to the Chelsea and Westminster.’
It comes after Katie was left devastated after a surgeon confirmed the extent of her ‘smashed’ feet and stated she ‘couldn’t have done a worse job’ of injuring herself.
Oh no! The star is suspected to have an infection and now requires further treatment at Chelsea and Westminster hospital (pictured with boyfriend Carl Woods)
Pain! An insider said: ‘Katie was in excruciating agony all night, couldn’t eat, couldn’t focus and nothing was working. Painkillers weren’t touching it so pals rushed her to A&E in Epsom’
Taking to her YouTube channel on Friday, Katie explained: ‘The surgeon made it clear that I couldn’t have done a worse job to myself.
‘They’re smashed, broken and it’s bad, really bad. It’s bad, life changing injuries what I’ve done, so they’re just going to do their best.’
She shared her doctor’s recent diagnosis before entering surgery on August 14 2020, as they confirmed her injuries are ‘life-changing’ and will leave her with horrendous scars.
‘I couldn’t have done a worse job’: Katie was left devastated as she revealed in a YouTube video on Friday the extent of her ‘life-changing’ injuries after breaking both her feet in Turkey
Katie discussed her shock at hearing the news while wearing a medical robe and resting on her hospital bed, as she prepared for her next operation at the Chelsea and Westminster hospital.
Katie recorded herself eight hours later following the operation,and she seemed in brighter spirits as the anaesthetic slowly wore off.
She revealed that a member of staff told her, when they opened her legs up in surgery, they were more ‘smashed and mangled’ than they appeared on the x-ray and the op was much harder than anticipated.
Operation: The former glamour model previously shared footage from her operation at the Chelsea and Westminster hospital on August 14 2020 to try and repair her broken feet
Doting boyfriend: The reality star was joined at the hospital by her doting boyfriend, Carl Woods, and she called her mother to update her on the diagnosis before entering surgery
They confirmed she will have significant scarring on both feet, and healing improvements will begin when they remove both casts in approximately three months time.
Following the surgery, Katie had a new sense of determination, as she declared: ‘I don’t care where the scar is, I’m going to learn to walk again, I am going to walk again!’
Katie experienced the horrendous accident after she jumped off a wall at the Land of Legends theme park in Turkey and broke both her ankles and feet.
Recovery: According to doctors it could take up to two years before Katie can walk again and she will only start making significant healing improvements when they remove her casts
After returning to the UK earlier this month, she has attended several hospital appointments and might not be able to walk for another two years as she recovers from the horrific injuries
Her doting boyfriend Carl Woods, 31, was on hand to look after Katie in the video and would carry her around.
Meanwhile Katie would crawl on the floor at her home in a bid to avoid any pressure on her feet.
Stay strong: According to the reality star, she is convinced she will make a full recovery and doesn’t care about scarring on her feet as long as she is able to walk again
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