A surgeon at Southend hospital has made medical history by becoming the first in the world to carry out a new type of wrist replacement. Mr Greg Packer is now teaching the technique, which involves replacing three bones with a steel alloy implant, to other surgeons.
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Wednesday afternoon's weather for the west of the region
Wednesday afternoon's weather for the east of the region