ITV News Central weatherman Des Coleman returns to the hospital which saved his life

Des during his time in hospital Credit: Des Coleman
  • Des is back at work today after falling seriously ill in November with a gastric tumour

  • He had to have 13 blood transfusions in one night to keep him alive

  • He went back to Queen's hospital in Burton to thank all the staff for their care

Des Coleman was back at work today after spending several months recovering from a serious illness.

He collapsed and was rushed to hospital by ambulance last November.

He suffered a major bleed in his bowel and lost around four litres ofblood in just one night, and had 13 blood transfusions.

Des is now urging others to give blood.