Home and Away actress in hospital with brain swelling

Publish Date
Thursday, 6 September 2018, 4:18PM
Photo: Instagram

Photo: Instagram

Home And Away actress Olivia Deeble was rushed to hospital with brain swelling after hitting her head this week.

The 16-year-old suffered a concussion but is now said to be in a stable condition.

In an Instagram post on Wednesday, she told her followers: 'A couple of days ago I hit my head and was concussed with brain swelling.

'I'm fairly crook at the moment and have been to hospital a couple of times but slowly improving.'

A brain concussion is a head injury caused by a blow to the head, according to the Brain Foundation.

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Olivia, who is known for playing Raffy Morrison, told her legions of followers that she would be staying off social media so she can rest and hopes to get better soon.

'Thanks for the constant support love you all lots x (also thanks mum for taking photos of me passed out...).'

Her Home And Away co-stars offered well-wishes, including Sarah Roberts, who said: 'Get better soon beautiful! xxxx.'

Actress Georgie Parker said: 'Please take your time getting back into everything. Love you sweetheart.'

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Meanwhile, Penny McNamee, who plays her older half-sister Tori Morgan, wrote: 'Where is Dr Tori when you need her??? Sending lots of love and love healing vibes beautiful. Xxx.'

It is unknown what caused Olivia's accident.

This article was first published on dailymail.co.uk and is republished here with permission.