British actress/model Elizabeth Hurley has thanked hospital staff for caring for her young son after he underwent emergency surgery to remove his appendix.

The Bedazzled star's 11-year-old son Damian was rushed to hospital in Oxford, England after falling sick and he underwent an operation after he was diagnosed with appendicitis.

Hurley has now told fans Damian is making a good recovery, and she has praised medics for looking after him.

In a series of posts on her page, she writes, "Heartfelt thanks to the wonderful doctors & nurses at the John Radcliffe hospital for taking care of my son's emergency appendicitis... He's making a good recovery!!