Hundreds welcome Queen to Manchester

The Queen waves to crowds in Manchester
Hundreds turned out to greet the Queen as she opened new hospitals in Manchester Credit: Heathcliff O'Malley/Daily Telegraph/PA Wire

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.

Queen smiles at crowds in Manchester
Queen Elizabeth II opened a new wing at the Manchester Royal Infirmary today. Credit: Heathcliff O'Malley/Daily Telegraph/PA Wire


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