Coronation Street star Bhavna Limbachia has heaped praise on the NHS after she was rushed to hospital with gastroenteritis. The actress, who plays Rana Nazir in the soap, was taken ill with the condition and taken into hospital and she has since updated fans by saying that she is on the mend.
Sharing a message via her Instagram story, Bhavna thanked the nurses and doctors who looked after her after she was admitted and has also shown appreciation to fans for their support and messages of kindness.
She is taking a break from social media as she continues her recovery from gastroenteritis, which is inflammation of the gastrointestinal tract that involves the stomach and small intestine. Symptoms may include diarrhea, vomiting, and abdominal pain.
She was also suffering from an overbuild of acid in the gut.
Bhavna said: ‘We’re very lucky to have the NHS. Thank you to the doctors and nurses at Tameside Hospital for looking after me. A case of gastroenteritis and overbuild of acid in the gut but I’m on the mend. Taking a break from social media for a few days while I recover.’
Bhavna’s character Kate is in the middle of one of Corrie’s most major storylines as she has fallen in love with her best friend Kate Connor. It has led to her marriage with Zeedan breaking down but her disapproving parents have struck a deal with her husband to keep the pretence of marriage alive in exchange for money.
However, Kate and Rana are set to reunite, triggering an intense situaiton that will see Rana’s parents intervene and try to send her abroad. Luckily Kate and Imran will rush to save the day.