Former Burnley and Pendle nurse stranded in Portugal
Her relatives are simply unable to afford the £12,000 it would cost to get back her back to England, and have been left with no other option than to appeal for help.
Less than a week before having the strokes in November, Doreen, who had worked at Victoria Hospital, Burnley General Hospital and at Rolls-Royce, had expressed a desire to return home. She had moved to the European country with her husband Maurice 15 years ago.
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