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Steph McGovern details 'emotional' hospital visit as she shares rare insight into family

Steph McGovern was feeling emotional today when she visited James Cook University Hospital in her hometown of Middlesbrough.The Steph’s Packed Lunch host also opened up about her family life in a candid post to her 100,000 Instagram followers. Steph, 40, took to social media to upload a series of snaps of her unveiling the opening of the hospital’s new Critical Care Garden.She wrote: “Fab visit to James Cook University Hospital in my hometown today to help celebrate the opening of their new Critical Care Garden.“It was so lovely (+ emotional!) chatting to the patients in intensive care about how much the garden has helped their mental health etc. “And the docs/nurses looking after them are just brilliant,” she continued.  “A reminder of how amazing the NHS is. And how fab charities like @ourhospcharity are.”Steph then went on to talk about her family’s connection to the hospital. She penned: “A great hospital.

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