Sailor Spent Final Days At Queen Elizabeth Hospital
Our prayers for the family of John Thompson, and for the hard-working and caring professionals at our Barbados QEH who tried their best to save the gravely injured sailor.
Northern Ireland family raising money for Barbados hospital
LONDON, England, December 14, 2007 – The family of a Northern Ireland QC who died after a yachting accident just off St Lucia are establishing a charity to raise money for the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Barbados.
That was where he was taken after he was hit by the boom of the sail last Friday.
John Thompson, 54, from Bangor, County Down in Northern Ireland, was participating in the 2,800-mile Atlantic Rally for Cruisers (ARC) race from the Canary Islands to St Lucia aboard his yacht, the Avocet.
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