Southmead spend £250,000 on 'unreadable clock'

NHS bosses have been criticised after spending £250,000 on a clock which staff claim is impossible to read.

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Southmead hospital criticised for expensive clock

NHS managers have been criticised for spending £250,000 on an art installation that doubles up as a clock at a Bristol Hospital.

The complicated light sculpture hangs inside the new multi million pound building at Southmead, which opened last week. The binary clock shows the time through an unusual display of illuminated rings and bars, which represent specific hours and minutes. But there is no explanation of how to read it.

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