Toni Moody-Miller has only recently had her neck brace removed. She is now recovering from her attack but still has to perform exercises and may need further physiotherapy.
Doctors confirmed that one of her vertebrae was broken in the assault but say they are pleased with how she is recovering.
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Rather cloudy but mainly dry with some brightness tomorrow.
Frost free tonight then mainly dry and bright tomorrow.
Sutty from the Pets as Therapy charity is one popular visitor on the Children's wards, helping brighten up the day for poorly patients.