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Hero NHS nurse who walked for three hours to get to hospital left speechless after Holly and Phil surprise her with Barcelona holiday

Kat Mayer, from Lincoln, trekked for 10 miles in the snow to get to work and look after her patients

A hero NHS nurse who trekked for 10 miles in the snow to get to hospital and look after her patients was left speechless after being rewarded with a holiday to Barcelona.

Kat Mayer, from Lincoln, spent three hours walking to work and appeared on This Morning today after her Facebook live video of her walking to work went viral.

“I initially started the walk and thought it would take half an hour,” Kat revealed as she spoke via video link while at Lincoln County Hospital.

Kat Mayer, from Lincoln, spent three hours walking to work(Image: ITV)

This Morning surprised her by gifting her a holiday to Barcelona(Image: ITV)
In a clip from her journey, she says: “I am walking to work because I’m crazy and I know that a lot of staff won’t be able to get to work.”

She revealed that she and several colleagues had struggled through the snow to get to work and that they had stayed overnight so that they could care for their patients.

Kat couldn’t believe it(Image: ITV)
However she was shocked when Phil revealed that he had a surprise for her.

He revealed that they had organised a holiday for her and her family to Barcelona for three days.

A shocked Kat said: “Oh my god thank you so much … I didn’t expect this.”

This comes after parts of the UK received a red “danger of life” weather warning .

The army was called in to parts of the country while roads were shut as wintry weather causes disruption for travellers on the first day of meteorological spring.

*This Morning airs weekdays at 10.30am on ITV