Ipswich Hospital on TV today

THE NHS in Ipswich is to be featured on national television today .A film crew visited Ipswich Hospital earlier this week and will also be beaming a live broadcast from Heath Road at 7.

THE NHS in Ipswich is to be featured on national television today .

A film crew visited Ipswich Hospital earlier this week and will also be beaming a live broadcast from Heath Road at 7.30pm this evening.

The show will follow a day in the life of consultant physician Dr Nicky Trepte, and feature how staff care for the elderly.

It will be part of a wide-ranging look at the health service, called Your NHS, to be shown throughout the day on BBC1.

The series of programmes will include live broadcasts from hospitals across the country, a debate, and a search for the nation's health service heroes.

The evening programme presented by Nicky Campbell and Fiona Bruce will give patients and professionals a chance to tell their stories, and express views on the future of the NHS.

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There will also be a vote about what the priorities should be for politicians and health professionals, and Peter Snow will announce the results.

Radio Suffolk will also be broadcasting from the hospital, running a vote for an NHS hero and following cleaning staff round the wards.

Weblink:

www.bbc.co.uk/yournhs

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