Temporary high tech pod to provide extra hospital beds in Barrow this winter
The temporary modular structure is expected to arrive within the next month as medics brace themselves for an influx of patients.
The introduction of the pod is among a series of measures being introduced in preparation for the colder months after hospital bosses say they have seen unprecedented demand for services throughout the year.
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