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NHS 70th birthday: Man holds record for longest-lasting hip replacement


A 93-year-old man who had one of the first hip replacements on the NHS in 1948 has said the establishment of the health service is 'the best thing' to happen in his lifetime. Norman Sharp, from Trowbridge, Wiltshire, is marking 70 years of having his hips fitted, as the NHS celebrates its 70th anniversary.

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