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Statement from Andy Williams, Consultant Burns and Plastics Surgeon

09 August 2013

Andy Williams, Consultant Burns and Plastics Surgeon, said: “We can confirm that Katie and Kirstie have been transferred to our care at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital’s burns unit where we are still assessing their injuries.

Andy Williams, Consultant Burns and Plastics Surgeon, said: “We can confirm that Katie and Kirstie have been transferred to our care at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital’s burns unit where we are still assessing their injuries.

 

“Both girls are well and their families are with them. They will be staying at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital.

 

“Both families would like to thank everyone that’s helped to bring the girls back.

 

“The families now wish to have time with the girls and that the media will respect their privacy at this difficult time.”

 

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The adult burns service at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital is the regional burns centre for London and covers a wide part of the South East. There 13 beds on the unit, of which two are for intensive care. The team includes 4 consultants dedicated to treating burns, specialist nurses and a full multidisciplinary team including therapists and psychologists. We also provide care to children with burns.