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Nightingale opens for patients on Monday

It's for cancer treatment, not covid

Cancer patients in Exeter will have the reassurance they'll be well away from coronavirus patients when they go to hospital for treatment. From Monday, the NHS Nightingale hospital, built as a back-up to help the health service cope with the pandemic, will open its doors for the first time. But because Devon has not been hugely impacted by the virus, it will now be dedicated to looking after people living with cancer.

A former DIY store at Sowton, the industrial estate near the M5, has been converted into the pop-up hospital. This short video report is from BBC Spotlight.

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