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Hospital Watch

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Presented live by Frank Bough, Maggie Philbin, Debbie Thrower and Robbie Vincent.
Throughout the week, Hospital Watch's cameras are at three major hospitals in Liverpool: the Royal is the city centre teaching hospital; Alder Hey is the largest children's hospital in Britain; and Broad Green District General is the centre for heart and chest surgery for Merseyside and North Wales region. How do patients, relatives and staff feel about life in the National Health Service hospitals in 1988?

Contributors

Presenter: Frank Bough
Presenter: Maggie Philbin
Presenter: Debbie Thrower
Presenter: Robbie Vincent
Producer: Katharine Everett
Producer: Fiona Holmes
Producer: Martin Mortimore
Executive producer: David Paterson

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