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Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital 'is dying'

The chief executive of the UK's national hospital for spinal surgery has warned it is on the brink of closure.

Rob Hurd says it is being forced to treat patients at the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital in Stanmore, north-west London, in buildings which are "dying".

Sarah Harris speaks to him and patient Ray Cave recovering from surgery in what was meant to be a makeshift shelter during World War Two.

  • 03 Feb 2015