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You have probably noticed that Bob has not been presenting the news for a few weeks and it's because he's been having a major hip operation.
There are 50,000 hip operations carried out each year in the UK and Bob's surgery used a technique pioneered right here in the Midlands. Our correspondent Andy Bevan persuaded him to share his experience and what you can see here is footage of his actual operation.
If you are a bit sensitive to that kind of thing then you might not wish to view the video, but if you are curious to see Bob as you have never seen him before then this is his hip replacement surgery.