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Ever wondered what your intensive care unit looked like? 

Well people in Derby had the chance this weekend to go and have a look around The Royal Derby Hospital's intensive care unit.

Staff held a special open day so people could look around the ward and talk to doctors and nurses. 

Lorna who is 64-year had a special reason for visiting.

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I was in intensive care in February for three to four days and I really don't remember much about it - so I thought I'd come and see what it actually looks like. When you're in here it's like a cocoon and you don't appreciate where you are - I didn't even know where the intensive care unit was.

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