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Strictly’s Shirley Ballas and boyfriend Danny Taylor make emotional visit to children’s hospital

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The Strictly Come Dancing choose was in her hometown of Liverpool

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She’s often down in Hertfordshire filming Strictly Come Dancing, however this week Shirley Ballas made a poignant visit to her hometown of Liverpool to visit children’s hospital Alder Hey. The Queen of Latin dance was joined by her actor boyfriend Danny Taylor, who can also be from the identical metropolis and is at present starring in Blood Brothers on the Liverpool Empire.

The couple, who began relationship round Christmas time final yr, met sufferers and households on the hospital’s common paediatric ward earlier than additionally visiting households on the High Dependency Unit. They bonded with children together with Shae, Kainaat, Perrie, Liam and Mollie and have been pictured posing for candy pictures.

Danny and Shirley visited children’s hospital Alder Hey

John Armstrong, from Alder Hey Children’s Charity, mentioned: “We were delighted to welcome Shirley and Daniel to the hospital today to spend time with some of our amazing patients. Shirley is a long-standing supporter of Alder Hey Children’s Charity and is always happy to visit our children and young people. We look forward to working closely with her as she continues to support the charity in the future.”

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Alder Hey offers take care of over 330,00zero kids and younger folks yearly and is a nationwide centre for neuro and craniofacial surgical procedure, a regional centre for burns accidents and a Centre of Excellence for kids with most cancers, coronary heart, spinal and mind illness. It is one among solely 4 epilepsy surgical centres within the UK and one among solely two accredited main trauma centres within the North West.

Shirley has lengthy been a supporter of the hospital

Alder Hey can also be a respiratory Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation surge centre and is the referral centre for the therapy of congenital coronary heart defects in North West England, North Wales and Isle of Man. It turned the primary UK Centre of Excellence for Childhood Lupus in 2010.

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The Strictly choose has been visiting the children’s hospital for years, however this newest journey will little question have been much more poignant as she was joined by her companion. Shirley, 58, and Danny, 47, met after starring in panto Jack and the Beanstalk collectively final yr.

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