29/05/2015

First Minister Discharged From Hospital

The First Minister has took to Twitter to say he has been discharged from hospital following a suspected heart attack.

Mr Peter Robinson tweeted: "Happy to be discharged and back home. Thanks to the wonderful RVH cardiac team - everyone a star.
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"Many thanks to all who sent messages of support & encouragement in the last week. Your thoughts & prayers have been really appreciated."

Mr Robinson was admitted to the Royal Victoria Hospital on Monday.

(CD)

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