Dragons’ Den star Deborah Meaden rushed to hospital after horse accident

Dragons' Den star Deborah Meaden caused online concern after she took to Instagram explaining she'd been raced to A&E.

The 62-year-old businesswomen smiled for the camera alongside two NHS nurses while holding up a white cast that covered her forearm.

It is believed the the star who has been a permanent fixture on the programme since 2006, had tried to mount a horse but took a tumble which caused her to fracture her wrist.

Feeling humbled by the support and care she had received at the hospital she took to her official platform to updates her fans and issue her gratitude.

Deborah penned on Twitter: "I know you know but Our #NHS is blooming brilliant. Went in fractured wrist.

"Several X rays, manipulation under painkillers with reassuring voice in my ear and I leave with plaster cast and wrist on the mend.

"Here with Becky and ⁦Lowri. Thankyouxxx."

Sharing a picture to her Instagram grid of her arm in plaster alongside two nurses, she added: "Thank you to the brilliant A and E #tauntonmusgrovehospital.

"Every one of you so caring, careful and very reassuring.

"We must never stop appreciating our amazing #nhs. There when you need them in bucketloads me, my newcast and the lovely @becky00117 and @lowri_harding x."

Worried fans flocked to the post to establish if the TV star was ok.

One person asked: "You okay?"

To which Deborah responded: "It stung a but but I'll be fine. Thanks for checking in."

Another exclaimed: "Oh no, wishing you a quick recovery Deborah x."

Deborah's Dragons' Den co-peer Theo Paphitis wanted to wish his co-star well, adding: "Oh no -wishing you a speedy recovery Deborah, looks like you're in safe hands.

The blonde entrepreneur took over from Rachel Elnaugh on the hit programme during the third series.

It is claimed that the starlet now has a net worth of around £40million and is the current highest investor on the show by average.

Debroah ran a multimillion-pound family holiday business, before completing a management buyout.

She took over from Rachel Elnaugh in the third series of Dragons' Den in August 2006.

As of 2021, she has agreed investments through this route in 63 businesses to the value of over £3.3m

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