Kerri-Anne Kennerley’s husband has finally left the intensive care unit

After weeks of treatment in the intensive care unit at the Royal North Shore Hospital, John Kennerley has finally moved

After weeks of treatment in the intensive care unit at the Royal North Shore Hospital, John Kennerley has finally moved on to the next phase of his recovery with doctors signing off on his transfer to the spinal unit.

Kerri-Anne shared a photo of herself and her 75-year-old husband posing with the medical who have taken care of him for the past six weeks.

John has been in intensive care since being rushed to hospital after falling and severely injuring his neck at the Bonville Golf Resort in Coffs Harbour.

Kerri-Anne shared the photo on Instagram saying, โ€œAfter 6 and a half weeks in Intensive Care John is moving to the spinal unitโ€.

She took the time to thank all of the doctors, nurses and hospital staff who looked after John while he was there.

โ€œJust a few of the brilliant nurses and doctors who looked after him 24 hours a day. Thank you to these wonderful professionals.โ€

Earlier she posted a photo of the couple’s dog Digger visiting John in the hospital.

โ€œToday was the first time Digger recognised John and made us all happy. So true, pets are therapy,โ€ she said.

Kerri-Anne has been unwavering in her support of John over the past weeks, spending most of her days and nights at his bedside in support.

Today was the first time Digger recognised John and made us all happy ๐Ÿ’– So true, pets really are therapy ๐Ÿถ

A photo posted by Kak ๐Ÿ’ (@kerriannekennerley) on

It is not yet known how long it will take for John to fully recover.

It has been a scary few weeks for the couple with doctors constantly monitoring John’s progress and taking the recovery process one day at a time.

Are you happy to hear John’s condition is improving? Do you have a message of support for the couple?

  1. Dianne Evans  

    Get well !

    • june & john wilkins from tassie  

      good luck for your long road ahead john & kerri/ann you have been his rock

  2. Sandy Swinson  

    Great news! So lovely to see his dog pay a visit. It certainly would have made John happy!

  3. Kerrie pogmore  

    I’m so glad to hear that things are moving along for John and hope he has a speedy recovery, and Kerri-Anne you are his rock you are such an amazing lady my heart and my respect goes out to you both

  4. Louise & Greig.  

    Your story brought tears to our eyes. You are both an inspiration to all and amaze us the strength and recovery so far. Kerri-Anne should be awarded a medal for inspirational daily support to John. That takes a lot of energy physically & emotionally! We salute both of you and ofcourse like most of us hope that John will be able to go home one day from hospital. Life & your health in general is so precious, take care.

  5. Carol  

    Love, and all my good wishes to you both

  6. Jennifer Dickson  

    Wishing them both all the best from here on. I pray they may have the graces of strength, patience and peace whilst John undergoes treatment and physio, and Kerri-anne stands beside him.

  7. Noel Baxendell  

    A good story. I hope for a fully recovery. Australian hospitals deliver first class care. Let make sure we keep it that way. No more cuts.

  8. Tina Graham  

    Wishing John all the very best for the next stage in his recovery. Xxx

  9. Trish Foster  

    Life is not easy. Tragedies happen
    to a lot of families who are not in public life. Get better John for KAK. But other people are suffering badly also, be humble.

  10. although what happened to john is dreadful, they are so lucky to have each other and such a wonderful relationship. i hope things continue to improve, and he knows he can count on ka to be by his side, no matter what.

  11. Riekie Guy  

    So happy to hear he is improving.

  12. Jennifer Clark  

    I’m so pleased John that you have left intensive care. It’s all forward for you now. As everyone says one day at a time. You are so lucky to have a very supportive wife in Kerrie Anne . Love grows stronger in these situations. Sending lots of love to you both. xx

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