Doctor's diamond ring assumed lost in a pair of scrubs is found 100 miles away: 'A little miracle'

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An anesthesiologist who accidentally sent her diamond ringing done nan wash is rejoicing aft her treasured portion of jewelry turned up astatine different hospital.

Dr. Radhika Ramasamy, a advisor anesthesiologist astatine nan West Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust successful nan U.K., put her gem ringing successful her scrubs pouch successful mid-December while she was doing an anesthetic procedure.

"I meant to put nan ringing backmost connected afterward but ended up doing different process and forgot astir it," Ramasamy told nan West Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust, which reported nan communicative connected Feb. 8. 

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She didn't recognize until nan adjacent time that nan ringing was gone, nan expert said. 

And by "then it was nan weekend, truthful I didn’t study it to my accommodation squad 'til nan Monday," she said, adding that she "never expected to get it back" arsenic she thought it would beryllium destroyed by nan washing machines, nan instauration reported.

As luck would person it, not only was nan ringing not destroyed during nan laundering process — it was still safely tucked into nan scrubs. 

On Dec. 19, 5 days aft Ramasamy tucked nan ringing into her pocket, anesthetics registrar Suraj Shah was putting connected his ain scrubs — and recovered thing unexpected. 

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"As I put nan scrubs on, thing clattered to nan level and a workfellow spotted nan ringing and alerted me," Shah told nan West Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust. 

Initially, Shah thought possibly nan ringing belonged to 1 of nan nurses astatine his infirmary — nan Royal Free Hospital successful London. 

"I put nan connection retired done nan caregiver successful charge," he said. "I checked pinch nan doctors arsenic well, but [heard] nothing, truthful I contacted our accommodation team." 

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The accommodation squad astatine Royal Free Hospital reached retired to nan laundry work it utilized for its scrubs. 

It was past that it learned that Ramasamy reported her ringing missing. 

The Royal Free Hospital is astir 100 miles distant from nan West Suffolk Hospital. 

A reunion was quickly arranged, and Ramasamy got backmost her ring — a gift from her hubby — safe and sound. 

"I’m truthful happy to person it returned. It conscionable shows really honorable group are and I want to opportunity a immense convey you to each nan group progressive — my extremity astatine nan West Suffolk Hospital and astatine nan Royal Free Hospital — successful reuniting maine pinch a ring that has existent sentimental worth to me," she told nan West Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust.

She continued, "I cognize it’s been an unthinkable squad effort, and I americium truthful appreciative of really truthful galore group person gone nan other mile to way maine down and return it to me."

Shah, for his part, said he knew his wife would beryllium highly upset if she mislaid a ringing — truthful he hoped that he would beryllium capable to find nan proprietor of this ring.

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"As wellness attraction workers, we often return disconnected rings for procedures, truthful it’s an easy correction to make."

He described being capable to return nan ringing arsenic "a spot of a small miracle." 

"I’m delighted nan ringing has been reunited pinch Radhika," he said. 

Fox News Digital reached retired to nan West Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust for further comment.

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