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New hospital patient gown protects modesty

Hospital gowns, bed bays, chairs and washrooms have been given a makeover to prevent patients being exposed and embarrassed.

The initiative, led by the Department of Health and the Design Council, aims to transform a stay in hospital, making it a more modest experience.

Our health reporter, Anna-Marie Lever, went along to the launch to take a look and caught up with one of the designers, top fashion guru Ben de Lisi.


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