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18th Dec 2023

Kate Garraway’s husband Derek suffers ‘massive heart attack’

Kat O'Connor

Kate Garraway has cancelled all of her upcoming work

Presenter, Kate Garraway has been left devastated after her husband Derek suffered a heart attack last week.

Her husband has been battling with a wave of health issues since contracting Covid-19 in 2020.

Derek was placed into an induced coma when he was battling Covid-19.

He has also been readmitted to hospital with liver damage, brain inflammation, as well as kidney failure.

Derek, who is a former political advisor, suffered a heart attack this month.

Insiders claim the father is now fighting for his life following the major scare.

His wife, Kate Garraway is keeping a 24/7 vigil at his bedside.

An insider told The Sun that his loved ones are “praying for a miracle”.

“Derek suffered a massive heart attack earlier this week which has left him fighting for his life all over again,” they said.

The family is understandably devastated by this news, especially so close to Christmas.

“It was sudden and a shock as he had been doing so well and was in great spirits, looking forward to Christmas at home with the family.

“This setback has been a huge blow for his family and all the people caring for him.

“Derek has fought so many times, and always, against all odds, come out the other side.”

The source said Kate has been extremely brave throughout this distressing time.

“Kate has been utterly incredible — by his side while being an amazing mum to Darcey and Billy, and trying to manage their expectations of a family Christmas.”