Doctors say test results show that the entrepreneur Duncan Bannatyne has not had a heart attack.
The Dragons' Den star was rushed to Darlington Memorial Hospital yesterday, but has sent messages to his followers on Twitter, saying he hopes to be discharged soon.
Hi. In hospital attached to a few wires feeling tired but am sure I will be discharged tomorrow fit & well (fit a pensioner can be anyway)
Today was my first trip inside an Ambulance & with siren wailing. Hope it is the last. LoL
Duncan Bannatyne's company released a statement thanking medical staff who attended to him.
– The Bannatyne Group
“Everyone at the company is very concerned and upset, but we know that Duncan is a very strong person and we are confident he will make a full recovery. Everyone wishes him well.
"We’d like to thank the quick and professional actions of the paramedics who attended to Duncan and thank the staff at the Memorial Hospital for his ongoing care.”
The businessman Duncan Bannatyne, who is based in Darlington, was taken into hospital with a suspected heart attack. His daughter Abi confirmed the news on Twitter.
As news is starting to spread I can confirm my dad was taken into hospital late this morning, he is stable and thats all I can say for now