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Hospital told to improve children's services

Hospital watchdogs say that a hospital in Wigan must improve the safety of some services. The Care Quality Commission highlighted concerns at Royal Albert Edward Infirmary. They say improvements must be made in children's care and urgent and emergency services.

Royal Albert Edward Infirmary Credit: ITV Granada

Although there were some improvements made since a previous comprehensive inspection in June 2016, CQC found further improvements were needed in the safety of both services.


Dad's world record bid to help son

A dad from Wigan is hoping to set a new world record, in a vintage deep sea diving suit. Nigel Brookwell, 44, will attempt to complete the longest land walk to raise awareness and funds for his son's condition, chronic fatigue syndrome.

Nigel and his son Harry Credit: ITV

Not much is known about the illness but people with it often complain of feeling heavy and extremely tired, especially after exerting themselves. And there's where the 4 stone diving suit comes in.

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