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NI’s oldest woman Madge on mend and smiling after surgery on broken hip at age of 106!

'It was a privilege to fix the hip fracture for this wonderful lady and get her back on her feet in preparation for her 107th birthday on 17th April'

Northern Ireland’s oldest woman is recovering well after undergoing hip surgery at the grand old age of 106!

Mrs Madge Martin, from Newry, is hoping to be well on the mend ahead of her next birthday!

Madge needed emergency surgery after fracturing hip after a fall at home.

She was taken to Craigavon Area Hospital where the surgery took place.

Madge is pictured here on the third day following the fixation of her hip fracture in Craigavon Hospital with Mr Bruce Watson, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon.

Mr Watson said: “It was a privilege to fix the hip fracture for this wonderful lady and get her back on her feet in preparation for her 107th birthday on 17th April.

“Our team in Craigavon Area Hospital are working hard to ensure Madge makes a full recovery and returns home soon.”

Madge was born on April 17, 1914, and currently lives at home in Newry with her son John .

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