Newcastle Freeman Hospital gets a Newcastle United makeover

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The cancer care ward has been decorated ahead of the Carabao Cup final on Sunday.

Newcastle Freeman Hospital which is located in High Heaton, have given one of their wards a special Newcastle United makeover ahead of the Carabao Cup final at Wembley Stadium, which takes place this Sunday, February 26.

The cancer care ward has been transformed with various black and white decorations such as bunting and balloons, flags, and images of players and manager Eddie Howe to walls, doors and desks.

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A Twitter account @MrComputing_ICT, shared a video displaying the Newcastle United decorations, with a caption that read: “My wife is Ward Sister on Ward 35 (Cancer Care) at the Freeman hospital. They are getting ready for the final and I wanted to give them a shout out for just being mint.”

The account also tagged Newcastle United legend Alan Shearer in the post, as well as current players Kieran Trippier, Nick Pope, Bruno Guimaraes and Fabian Schar.

The video currently has 117 thousand views, and will no doubt as Newcastle United fans prepare excitedly for the final. The post also currently has 489 likes, 67 retweets, 18 quote tweets, and countless replies including one from Alan Shearer who praised the staff at the hospital.

Newcastle Freeman Hospital has decorated Ward 35 ahead of Sunday’s cup final.Newcastle Freeman Hospital has decorated Ward 35 ahead of Sunday’s cup final.
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Other comments included those commending the staff, as one person wrote: “Spent time on Ward 35 a couple of years back and I can concur - the team are mint!!” Another wrote: “Fabulous staff on Ward 35, sadly I lost my youngest sister there in 2019. She would of loved to seen this, being as mad for NUFC as the full family were. Well done to all involved, and thank you for the caring and kindness you showed my beloved little sister.”

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