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Holby City and Casualty actress Rosie Marcel rushed to hospital for emergency surgery

Rosie Marcel has revealed she had to be rushed to the emergency room at hospital this week to undergo surgery.

Taking to her Instagram on Thursday, the actress, 44, shared a series of photos from her hospital bed, including one of her lying there while connected to wires.

Rosie – who is famous for her role as Jac Naylor in Holby City and its sister series Casualty – also took to the time to praise the NHS for their wonderful care of her, but didn’t reveal the cause of her hospital stint.

Hospital dash: Rosie Marcel has revealed she had to be rushed to the emergency room at hospital this week, to undergo surgery (pictured as Jac Naylor in Holby City)

Captioning the snap, she wrote: ‘Ended up at the old emergency room the other night. 

‘Stoke mandeville is my new local ish hospital and they were brilliant. Ambulance crew were amazing too. 

‘Had surgery the next day and home soon after that. Very very grateful to the nhs for looking after me and treating me quickly. #fentanyl #morphine all the good stuff!!! #nhs’.

Unwell: Taking to her Instagram on Thursday, the actress, 44, shared a photo of her laid up in her hospital bed, looking poorly

Unwell: Taking to her Instagram on Thursday, the actress, 44, shared a photo of her laid up in her hospital bed, looking poorly

Grateful: Rosie - who is famous for her role as Jac Naylor in Holby City and its sister series Casualty - took to the time to praise the NHS for their wonderful care of her

Grateful: Rosie – who is famous for her role as Jac Naylor in Holby City and its sister series Casualty – took to the time to praise the NHS for their wonderful care of her

Her followers rushed to the comments to give her their well wishes and point out the obvious irony in the star ending up in hospital.

One quipped: ‘Do you understand some of the terminology now after being the best cardiothoracic surgeon in the world previously?’

Another chimed in to add: ‘Hope you get well soon. I bet you get some funny reactions when they see “Jac Naylor” rock up’.

Emergency: Captioning the snap, she wrote: 'Ended up at the old emergency room the other night'

Emergency: Captioning the snap, she wrote: ‘Ended up at the old emergency room the other night’

Holby City fans were left devastated in March as the Casualty spin-off came to a dramatic conclusion in the final episode after 23 years on the BBC. 

The medical drama finale focused on Rosie’s character Jac, after she awoke from a life-or-death operation led by Elliot Hope (Paul Bradley) and the team to remove her brain tumour.

Jac asked Adrian ‘Fletch’ Fletcher (Alex Walkinshaw) to write her a do-not-resuscitate order, despite Elliot telling the team that he wanted to do another operation. 

'The good stuff': She added: 'Had surgery the next day and home soon after that. Very very grateful to the nhs for looking after me and treating me quickly. #fentanyl #morphine all the good stuff!!! #nhs'

‘The good stuff’: She added: ‘Had surgery the next day and home soon after that. Very very grateful to the nhs for looking after me and treating me quickly. #fentanyl #morphine all the good stuff!!! #nhs’

Fletch said: ‘I just hate the thought of you giving up,’ as Jac replied: ‘Let me tell you about giving up. Letting this thing take control. Wipe out my mind. Leaving me delirious and doubly incontinent – that’s giving up.

‘I have never been clearer about anything in my life. Please do this one thing for me.’

Soon after, Jac suffered a stroke and was left braindead forcing Fletch to tell Elliot, Sacha Levy (Bob Barrett) and Max McGerry (Jo Martin) about the Advance Decision to Refuse Treatment (ADRT). 

Ironic: Her followers rushed to the comments to give her their well wishes and point out the obvious irony in the star ending up in hospital

Ironic: Her followers rushed to the comments to give her their well wishes and point out the obvious irony in the star ending up in hospital

Fletch explained: ‘She said if anything like this happened – I think she knew that something like this was coming and she made up her mind.’

Elliot said: ‘It’s Jac’s decision. We may not like it but we have to respect it.’ 

It was then revealed that Jac had donated her organs to patients who needed them including a medical student, a full-time mother of four and Lexy Morrell, who received her heart. 

In the closing moments, the voice of Jac could be heard in the background saying: ‘It took me a long time to find a place I belonged, somewhere to call home.

‘It wasn’t with my mother or the carers she dumped me on when she walked out of my life, it certainly wasn’t with any man, it was when I first walked into a theatre. I knew then one day one I had found my place in the world, somewhere I belonged. 

‘This is what the NHS means to us, not a badge on a cabinet minister’s lapel, not a number down the side of a bus, it’s a nurse missing her break to sit with a lonely patient, a surgeon grinding out a 15-hour op, the sound of sirens coming to the rescue, Thursday night applause sounding out the rooftops, it’s all of us doing the best we can in impossible circumstances. it’s something to believe in, it’s home.’

Emotional ending: The medical drama finale focused on Rosie's character Jac, after she awoke from a life-or-death operation led by Elliot Hope (Paul Bradley) and the team to remove her brain tumour

Emotional ending: The medical drama finale focused on Rosie’s character Jac, after she awoke from a life-or-death operation led by Elliot Hope (Paul Bradley) and the team to remove her brain tumour

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