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LONT: HEALTH / TECHNOLOGY: Robots used to clean hospital ward

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The Queen's Hospital in Romford is the first hospital in the country to use robots to clean the wards. Two disinfecting robots called Rosie and Mavis can apparently kill far more bacteria than their human counterparts.

Programme:ITV London Tonight
Reporter:Jenny Longden
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ENGLAND: London: Romford: Queen's Hospital:
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Cleaner along onto ward with trolley
Cleaning trolley wheeled into room and disinfectant spray taken from basket
Disinfectant sprayed

Cleaner wheelin...

ENGLAND: London: Romford: Queen's Hospital:
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Cleaner along onto ward with trolley
Cleaning trolley wheeled into room and disinfectant spray taken from basket
Disinfectant sprayed

Cleaner wheeling Xenex trolley along corridor
Robot cleaner (which uses UV technology to kill bacteria)
Close shot 'Xenex germ-zapping robots' sign on trolley

Caroline Laver (Sodexo) interview SOT

Robot trolley named 'Mavis' wheeled along corridor by cleaner who it was named after

Mavis Dickel (Cleaner) interview SOT
- on having robot named after her

Xenex robot trolley with interview overlaid SOT

Cleaner and reporter leaving room

*** WARNING SOME FLASHING LIGHTS ***
Robot cleaner emitting UV light inside hospital room
Light from cleaner seen through glass door
ENDS

Kris Khambhaita (Head of Infection Control) interview SOT

*** WARNING SOME FLASHING LIGHTS ***
Machine cleaning hospital room
Sign on door warning of pulsing UV as lights flash through glass of door
Robot cleaner closing