Ruth Hope reunited with husband of 62 years after Tamworth hospital relents over visitor ban

Andrew Messenger
By Andrew Messenger
December 22 2021 - 9:00pm
Ruth Hope will be able to visit her husband Roger, who has high-level dementia, in Tamworth hospital on Christmas. Photo: Supplied

A worried wife will be able to visit her husband with high-level dementia in Tamworth hospital on Christmas, after getting a compassionate exemption to a near-total ban on visitors.

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Andrew Messenger

Andrew Messenger

Northern Daily Leader journalist

Politics, environment and energy journalist at the Northern Daily Leader. I also write about health, bushfires and occasionally music. I'm a Brisbane boy by way of Charleville and Hobart who now lives in in beautiful New England. Get me at andrew.messenger@austcommunitymedia.com.au

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