Hundreds of well wishers turned out to meet the Queen as she officially opened new hospitals in Manchester.
Accompanied by the Duke of Edinburgh, she opened Royal Manchester Children's Hospital, Manchester Royal Eye Hospital, Saint Mary's Hospital and a new wing at Manchester Royal Infirmary.
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