They can walk for up to ten miles a day taking patients to and from appointments and operations. Hospital porters often go unnoticed but they provide a vital service. Tom Savvides spent a day with two porters at the Royal Berkshire Hospital in Reading to mark the 65th anniversary of the NHS.
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James Wright has Monday's forecast for the east of the ITV Meridian region.
James Wright has Monday's forecast for the west of the ITV Meridian region.