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Kate Middleton visits hospital that treated victims of London attack

The Royal thanked staff who helped dozens of wounded patients

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Kate Middleton has attended Kings College hospital to visit victims that were hurt during the London attack on Saturday 3 June.

Three terrorists killed eight people with lots wounded after driving a van into people on London Bridge.

They then got out of the vehicle and stabbed people in Borough Market, while others were enjoying their Saturday evening in pubs and restaurants.

The Duchess of Cambridge looked delighted to pay her respects to NHS staff (Credit: Twitter)

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Kate, 35, wanted to pay her respects to the staff who worked tirelessly on the night, and heard all about their traumatic experiences.

The Duchess was greeted by Nick Moberly, the hospital’s Chief Executive as well as Medical Director Professor Julia Wendon, who showed her around the A&E and trauma wards.

The Kensington Palace Twitter account posted updates of who she was meeting and showed images of the “incredible doctors, nurses and support staff” she met.

The wife of Prince William was wearing a navy tweed jacket and skirt with pointed court shoes of the same colour.

During the visit, Kate was overheard asking a female staff member if she was doing OK.

She replied: “We look after each other.”

Head of nursing Lynne Watkins-Hulme also told HRH: “What was really noticeable on Saturday night was the amount of female patients that were involved.

HRH sits down to talk about the affects that these attacks can have on mental health (Credit: Twitter/@KensingtonRoyal)

“That was quite traumatic for the staff. We are not used to so many females being injured.”

Adding: “We are used to seeing people who are stabbed.

“But to have six women who were stabbed, multiple times – it was just the amount of people – that was upsetting.”

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Later on, the same Twitter page uploaded a photo of her sitting down talking to a doctor about the mental support that the staff and patients will get.

It said: “After meeting patients, HRH sits with Dr Tunnicliff who explains how important the psychological support offered to staff & patients is”.

The kind-hearted member of the royal family was then filmed saying goodbye to staff and said thank you for their hard work and incredible service.