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Three hospitals in our region will be investigated over links with Jimmy Savile.
They are the RVI in Newcastle, as well as the former Dryburn Hospital in Durham and Whitby Memorial Hospital.
This is a recording of Helen Ford's report live outside the RVI.
Three hospitals in the North East will be investigated over links to Jimmy Savile, the government confirmed.
The RVI in Newcastle, the Dryburn hospital and Whitby Memorial hospital are among 19 to be investigated over links to the serial sex attacker.
It brings the total number of hospitals to 32.
Health secretary Jeremy Hunt said he expected reports examining visits by the late DJ to those hospitals to be completed by June 2014.