Nottingham Children's Hospital has come up with a novel way of making hospital less daunting. They've been given six new scooters for children to use around the wards and corridors while they're having treatment.
The idea is the kids can scoot to the operating theatre, making the prospect of surgery less scary. Hospital staff say it also helps with their rehabilitation.
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A dull and damp day, with cloudy skies and further outbreaks of rain, locally heavy during the morning.
It will be a cloudy day across the West Midlands with showery outbreaks of rain, possibly heavy in places