Kate Garraway updates fans on Derek’s health after urgent medical supplies plea

Kate Garraway has thanked her fans helping to find her husband Derek Draper's medication after she accidentally left the supplies in a taxi.

The Good Morning Britain presenter got herself and her 54 year-old husband into hot water after she mistakenly left Derek medication in a cab after a weekend hospital visit.

She previously took to twitter pleading with her fans for help with a call to action:

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She wrote: " @BC_Lostproperty help!! Have just brought derek home in a mobility black cab from hospital for a weekend visit & have left a case with all his meds and kit in the front!"

Adding: "The driver recognised me but may not know it’s there – please look & get in touch – need urgently!!"

But thanks to the help of a dedicated fan, the vital medicine was returned to the couple after a follower who remarkably knew the cab driver got in touch with the Life Stories broadcaster.

The loyal fan responded: "I know the driver Kate as he mentioned he'd taken you and your husband to me this evening. I’m trying to get in touch right now."

And after the situation was resolved and the supplies were retrieved, Kate made sure to give an update her worried followers.

Taking to Twitter this morning, she wrote: "It’s been returned! Thanks to all who reached out – the message got to driver lovely Robert who has returned it – phew and thanks to all. #happysundayeveryone," she posted.

Kate’s long-term husband and former Political Adviser Derek Draper contracted COVID-19 in March 2020 and has become the UK’s longest suffering patient of the virus.

Since then, Kate. Has allowed cameras to document her struggles in adjusting to her new life as Derek requires round the clock care, whilst balancing her career and looking after her children, Billy, 12, and Darcey, 17.

She has received critical acclaim for her ITV documentaries including Kate Garraway: Finding Derek and Kate Garraway: Caring For Derek, winning a National Television Award in 2021 in the Authored Documentary category for the former.

But as Derek recovers, the 55 year-old presenter admitted on social media that she has been feeling worried about her husbands progress.

She wrote: "So Derek has been in and out of hospital a lot recently -hopefully the wonderful health teams will help him improve but I woke up early feeling exhausted & very fretful."


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