British actress Liz Dawn has spoken out to assure fans she's recovering well after suffering a heart attack last week (begs29Apr13).

The Coronation Street veteran, who played Vera Duckworth on the long-running British Tv series, was released form hospital in Manchester, England on Friday (03May13) after receiving treatment for chest pains, but she insists she's doing Ok after her latest health scare.

The 73 year old, who was diagnosed with incurable lung disease in 2004, tells British newspaper The Sun, "Don't worry, I'm fine. I'm feeling better that I've felt for a long time."