Doctors in Norfolk are using a pioneering form of surgery to treat varicose veins.
Surgeons in Norwich and Cromer hope that the use of intensive heat treatment instead of open surgery will soon be rolled out across the rest of the NHS.
Robert Brightwell, Consultant Vascular Surgeon, said patients had "no overnight stays" and "no recovery from general anaesthetic".
He added: "We've treated gentlemen well into their 70s and 80s and they've walked out and played a round of golf in the afternoon."
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There'll be plenty of sunshine during the rest of today but, unfortunately, the unsettled weather returns this weekend.
The Cator children, from Ranworth in Norfolk are staging the global run in honour of their dad Charlie who has a rare form of cancer.
Following a wet Thursday, today will be drier and brighter with plenty of sunshine.