100-year-old great-great-grandmother beats Covid-19 in Sheffield

Credit: Sheffield Teaching Hospitals

100-year-old Rose Heeley has become the second Centenarian this month to be clapped out of Sheffield Teaching Hospitals after recovering from COVID-19.

The great-great-grandmother of seven and mother of four, from Parson Cross in Sheffield, can now add Covid-19 to the list of illnesses she has fought after overcoming polio, scarlet fever, measles, whooping cough, diphtheria and flu in her life.

Her large family, which spans five generations and includes 11 grandchildren and 22 great-grandchildren, were overjoyed after she was given the all clear following 18 days at the Northern General Hospital.

Roses’s granddaughter Tracey Appleyard said:

Matron Katie Ashton said:

Professor Chris Morley Chief Nurse at Sheffield Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, said: