Myleene Klass scrubs up with Belfast nurses and surprises patients for new TV show
Published 10/03/2016 | 14:32
Singer and TV presenter Myleene Klass has donned her scrubs and praised the work of Belfast nurses as she filmed a new programme in Northern Ireland.
The former Hear'say star tweeted pictures of her with some of the “amazing nurses” from ward 4A of the Royal Victoria Hospital.
Some of the patients got a bit of a surprise on Wednesday when the 37-year-old served up their dinner and helped staff with their ward rounds as she filmed the new show.
The show will focus on the work of nurses and medics who have come from abroad to work in the NHS and the scenes shot in Northern Ireland will focus on the Filipino nurses working for the Belfast Trust.
Myleene’s mother Magdalena is originally from the Philippines and she worked as a nurse in England for many years.
Posting a picture with some of the nurses from the fractures ward, Myleene said: “Actual squad goals. Thanks to the amazing nurses I worked with today, those around the UK and my own mama.”
She also posted a picture of her with medical equipment in a hospital corridor and called herself “nurse Myleene” and added a selfie with the comment “Where does it hurt? Working on the wards today.”
In another photo, posed in a high-vis jacket and hard hat as she visited the site of the new £50 million radiotherapy unit at Altnagelvin Hospital in Londonderry.
Myleene got a glimpse of the new state-of the-art unit, which is expected to cater for over half a million people when it opens later this year.
The one-off segment, which will feature Myleene’s interviews with some of Belfast’s nurses, is expected to air in the summer.