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Home and Away actress Olivia Deeble in hospital with brain swelling after head injury

The actress has been swamped with supportive messages from co-stars and fans.

By Jess Pullar

Young Home and Away actress Olivia Deeble has been rushed to hospital with brain swelling after sustaining a head injury.

In an Instagram post this week, the 16-year-old shared a confronting picture of herself sleeping in a hospital bed, writing: "Hey guys, a couple of days ago I hit my head and was concussed with brain swelling.

"I'm fairly crook at the moment and have been to hospital a couple of times but slowly improving."

*Home and Away* actress Olivia Deeble, 16, was rushed to hospital with brain swelling after sustaining a head injury. Image: Instagram/[@oliviadeeble](https://www.instagram.com/oliviadeeble/|target="_blank"|rel="nofollow")
Home and Away actress Olivia Deeble, 16, was rushed to hospital with brain swelling after sustaining a head injury. Image: Instagram/@oliviadeeble

The actress who plays Raffy Morrison on the TV show said she was sleeping for 12 hours a day to recover.

"But wanted to let you all know I'm still here and am trying to get better as soon as possible ❤️ thanks for the constant support love you all lots x."

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The actress is sleeping 12 hours a day to recover. Image: Instagram/[@oliviadeeble](https://www.instagram.com/oliviadeeble/|target="_blank"|rel="nofollow")
The actress is sleeping 12 hours a day to recover. Image: Instagram/@oliviadeeble

Her Home and Away co-stars also shared their well-wishes with the actress. Georgie Parker, who plays Roo on the show, wrote: "Please take your time getting back into everything. Love you sweetheart."

Penny McNamee, who play's Deeble's on-screen sister also wrote a sweet message: "Sending lots of love and love healing vibes beautiful."

Olivia pictured with her co-stars Emily Symons, Georgie Parker and Lukas Radovich. Image: Instagram/[@oliviadeeble](https://www.instagram.com/oliviadeeble/|target="_blank"|rel="nofollow")
Olivia pictured with her co-stars Emily Symons, Georgie Parker and Lukas Radovich. Image: Instagram/@oliviadeeble

Deeble has garnered a strong fan base since joining the cast of the popular Aussie drama in 2016. Her Instagram has a following of more than 170,000 who actively engage with her posts.

Acting was always on the cards for the young actress – she's the granddaughter of The Sullivans' Reg Gorman, while her mum, Kate Gorman, was an actress on Neighbours.

We're wishing Olivia a speedy recovery.

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