Christine and the Rehabilitation Team at Derriford Hospital have thrown a party to celebrate her recovery from COVID-19
A Plymouth woman is celebrating her recovery from coronavirus after spending three months in Intensive Care.
Christine has finally been discharged and staff from the Rehabilitation Team threw her a party to mark the occasion.
She will now head off to the ward after battling the virus for 97 days.
Christine says she never thought she would see the day that she would leave the ICU:
"It's been 97 days since I came into ICU and I would just like to thank everybody.
"From the ladies who brought my dinner, the nurses, cleaners who cleaned the room, the doctors, physios, occupational therapists, just everybody for getting me this far.
"I never thought I'd see the day that I'd be leaving ICU, so it's a really emotional day and thank you to everybody."
Rich Freeman, from the ICU Rehabilitation Team, says the main factors in helping Christine was all the effort made by everyone involved:
"From the medics right the way through whole team; therapists, nurses, health care assistants, the whole team have really put a lot of work in with a really big MDT approach to her rehabilitation throughout her journey from the very start of her admission, right the way through to now walking around with the help of staff. Rehabilitation is what has got Christine this far."