Radio legend John Laws has been admitted to hospital in Sydney with an infection and will undergo a procedure.

The 85-year-old’s health scare was revealed by Ben Fordham on 2GB this morning.

Fordham wished the radio star well in his recovery.

“Get well soon, Lawsie and lots of love from everyone at 2GB,” Fordham tweeted.Laws enjoyed a 60-year career before initially retiring in 2007.

He returned to radio with 2SM four years later where he broadcasts the station’s morning show.