"She was taken to her local hospital where it was determined that she'd had a bleeding on the brain and that she should be transferred to a major hospital where her condition could more effectively monitored.

"on sunday last, 9, hazel was discovered at her place in sw france and was found to have suffered a serious medical event.

Her brother Neil O'Connor posted on social media she had been "showing a lot of progress" since then.

'On Sunday things were touch and go and the next 24 hours would determine how her recovery may go.

"she was put into an induced coma for about 24 hrs and brought out of it monday evening and since then has been showing a lot of progress although, saying that, her recovery is going to take a while but she is tough and is responding to stimuli and to treatment.

'She's receiving the best of care and I thank the French medical service there for taking such good care of her.

"So, please, all positive thoughts, vibes, intentions are appreciated.

Popular: The singer was a regular in the charts in the 1980s, with top ten hits such as Eighth Day, D-Days and Will You? making her a household name

"She's going to need patience from us and from herself, I 've already learned that she's started to show her usual feistiness," he added.

singer, songwriter and actress hazel o'connor was rushed to hospital treatment after suffering "bleeding on the brain, her family.

'also a big thanks and appreciation go to pete and tony who were on the spot to help and have been my liaison all through this time and have been updating me daily about hazel's condition.

Thanks so much guys.

Icon: The Coventry songstress, 66, who starred in and wrote the soundtrack for cult film Breaking Glass, was discovered at her home in south-west France on January 9 - following a 'serious medical event' (pictured in the 1980s)

'There will be a separate notification from Hazel's management as regards tour dates and shows.

"Thanks for taking the time to read and for your love of my dear sister."

The Eighth Day and Will You singer had been scheduled to play an anniversary tour in March, marking 40 years since the release of her debut album Breaking Glass.

Ticket-holders are being asked to await a further announcement.

Scheduled dates for a joint tour with Toyah Wilcox called Electric Ladies of the 80s remain unchanged, said her management.

fans flocked to the comments to wish her well.

the 80s singer-songwriter was found at her home in south-west france on january 9 and taken to hospital after suffering a "serious medical event", her brother has confirmed.

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