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Jo Whiley wishes sister Frances a happy 53rd birthday in sweet post after her disabled sibling nearly died during Covid battle

Jo Whiley penned a heartfelt tribute to her sister Frances to mark her 53rd birthday after her disabled sibling nearly died as a result of contracting COVID-19. The Radio 2 presenter, 55, took to Instagram on Wednesday to share a snap of her younger sister giving two thumbs up to the camera in her doorway, as two giant balloons that spelt out her age were held up for her.
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Jo Whiley on gardening, radio and her campaign for Covid jabs

Country Living talk to radio DJ and TV presenter Jo Whiley about her home life, her love for her garden and her recent success campaigning for COVID-19 vaccinations for people with disabilities, after her vulnerable sister tested positive. I’ve always had a background role in life,” Jo Whiley says, with...
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Jo Whiley: Sister Frances to get first Covid vaccination

DJ Jo Whiley says she "couldn't be happier" that her sister is due to have her first Covid-19 vaccination this weekend. Her sister Frances, 53, who has a learning disability and diabetes, was left "fighting for her life" after contracting the virus. She ended up in hospital in February following...
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Jo Whiley says sister Frances is home and ‘doing great’ after Covid battle

Jo Whiley has said her sister Frances is at home and “doing great” after contracting Covid-19. The broadcaster revealed last week that her sibling, who has learning disabilities and diabetes, had been admitted to hospital after an outbreak in her Northamptonshire care home. Whiley, 55, has previously questioned why she...
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Jo Whiley: Sister's 'huge thank you' in Covid fight

DJ Jo Whiley has said her sister Frances "would like to say a huge thank you" to everybody who has helped her after she contracted coronavirus. The BBC Radio 2 presenter's sister, who has a learning disability and diabetes, was taken to hospital after an outbreak at her Northamptonshire care home.
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Jo Whiley says sister is out of hospital after severe Covid infection

Jo Whiley has shared that her sister Frances, who has learning disabilities and diabetes, is out of hospital after being admitted with Covid-19 following an outbreak in her care home. Last week, the BBC Radio 2 DJ, 55, spoke of the “nightmare” of being offered the vaccine before her 53-year-old...
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Jo Whiley feels 'relieved' by change to vaccination policy

Jo Whiley has welcomed the UK government's decision to amend its vaccination policy. Jo Whiley feels "relieved" that people with learning disabilities will be prioritised for the COVID-19 vaccine. The 55-year-old DJ recently questioned why she was offered the vaccine before her sister Frances - who has a learning disability...
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Jo Whiley says it’s been the ‘worst week of her life’ as disabled sister battles Covid in hospital

JO Whiley says it has been the “worst week of our lives” as her sister, who has a learning disability and diabetes, battles Covid in hospital. The Radio 2 DJ, 55, said her younger sister Frances Whiley, 53, had been offered a vaccine on Saturday but it was “too late” and she is now “fighting for her life” - while she struggles to understand what is going on.
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Jo Whiley shares 'emotional' clip of her disabled sister waving from the hospital window where she's being treated for Covid - suggesting her condition is improving following 'the worst week of our lives'

Radio 2 star Jo Whiley has shared a heartwarming clip of her younger sister Frances, who has severe learning difficulties and diabetes, smiling from the hospital window where she is being treated for Covid. On Sunday, Whiley, 55, appeared on The Andrew Marr Show saying the last seven days while...
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‘Emotional scenes’ as Jo Whiley shares video of sister waving from hospital ward in latest update on covid battle

Jo Whiley has shared an update on her sister, Frances, after she was taken to hospital with Covid-19.The BBC Radio 2 presenter had previously shared her concern that she had been offered the vaccine before her sister, who has learning disabilities and diabetes.On Sunday (21 February), Whiley shared an Instagram video showing her sister waving from the window of her hospital ward.“Today we went to drop off a care package at the hospital where Frances has been fighting Covid,” she wrote.“Emotional scenes when we were greeted by this little face coming to the window to wave at us! I...
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Jo Whiley 'emotional' over sister's COVID-19 battle

Jo Whiley was "emotional" when she spotted her sister waving from her hospital window after being tested positive for COVID-19. Jo Whiley found it "emotional" seeing her sister after she tested positive for COVID-19. The BBC Radio 2 DJ revealed her sister, Frances - who has learning disabilities and diabetes...