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3D cinema for patients opens at Guy’s Hospital

The MediCinema charity has opened a 3D screening room for patients at Guy's Hospital.

3D cinema for patients opens at Guy’s Hospital
3D cinema for patients opens at Guy’s Hospital

The first MediCinema opened at St Thomas' Hospital in 1999 and the charity now has cinemas at four other hospitals up and down the country.

The Guy's Hospital cinema has 37 seats and space for 5 hospital beds and 7 wheelchair bays, ensuring that patients undergoing treatment, including those in beds and wheelchairs, have access to the latest blockbuster movies in bright and immersive 3D.

"It is our continued priority to ensure that patients across the UK are able to enjoy moments of respite from their everyday concerns, in a comfortable and accessible setting," said Stephen Moore, CEO of MediCinema.

"Guy's Hospital, as one of London's busiest hospitals, has always been a priority for us and we are thrilled to be opening this facility in partnership with our major donor ICAP and with the support of RealD.

"Together, we have had the ability to leverage this project and make dreams a reality in creating a fantastic state-of-the-art facility for patients to enjoy."

Michael Spencer, chief executive of ICAP, said: "I am absolutely delighted that proceeds from our annual charity day are enabling the opening of the ICAP MediCinema facility at Guy's Hospital.

"It will give patients and their loved ones the chance to have a wonderful movie-going experience to provide respite from their illness and troubles. On behalf of our employees at ICAP I'd like to congratulate MediCinema, RealD and Guy's Hospital on this terrific project."

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