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Present Tents

by | 3rd, November 2003

‘WHEN Frank Bruno was taken to Goodmayes Hospital in Essex, he was lucky to get in when he did.

Charles tries the town’s air freshener

The Mirror explains that if Frank were sectioned in the weeks to come he might find himself secured inside a huge inflatable tent.

The walls would have been made of traditional rubber, minimising the risk of self-harm, and raising the chances of his actually enjoying his stay as he bounced off them, but it’s not what he’d have expected.

Indeed, the Mirror says that there is “fury” at plans to set up such blow-up A&E wards at hospitals.

But NHS chiefs should point to the Mail, which today shows that tents can be good enough even for those who choose to go private, like Prince Charles.

The paper catches up with Charles as he tours India, and sees the enormous marquee set up in the town of

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