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Rod Stewart gives to nurse who overcame Covid-19 a £ 5,000 check

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Rod Stewart gives to nurse who overcame Covid-19 a £ 5,000 check

Rod Stewart surprised a nurse with a check for £ 5,000. Natasha Jenkins, 35, was infected with the Covid-19 and spent 22 days hospitalized on a ventilator at the University Hospital of Wales in Cardiff, Wales.


According to Daily Mail, a video that circulates the web shows the nurse after being discharged from the hospital to meet her children. Through the images it is possible to see that she still has difficulty breathing and still needs the help of a walker to walk to the door. The Classic Rock singer had access to the video and decided to get in touch.

Natasha said that in addition to the check, Rod Stewart also left a note that said:

“Hi Natasha. A small gift to help you through rough times”.

Rod Stewart check nurse

In an interview, she also revealed that she will need to undergo a 12-month rehabilitation treatment. She and also said that she was a like a child again because of the body weakened by the virus.”

About the gift Rod Stewart sent her, she said:

‘Rod sent me quite a substantial bit of money to help me through the times that I’m going through.

She revealed that she is thinking of spending the money on her children Codie, 16, Elise, 12 and Oakley, six. “They went through a lot,” she concluded.

About Covid-19, she said:

‘I never thought in a million years I would catch it, even when I was in the hospital and they done the test on me I said I haven’t got it,’ she said on Good Morning Britain.

“I’ve had a tracheotomy put in. My voice has got better the past two days but its a bit better now, I am out of breath that’s because I’m speaking quite a lot.

Nurse rod stewart

‘In regard to recovery my mobility is not the best I’ve had to learn how to walk again. I am able to walk around the house. Today I’m going to walk down the street. In comparison to what I’ve watched and other people I’m doing quite well.’

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