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A miner with an injured spine is treated in a hospital before being sent to a rehabilitation centre to make a full recovery.
The rehabilitation of miners
'Depicts the service provided for injured miners at a well-known hospital and rehabilitation centre in the Midlands. All stages of the treatment of severely injured miners are shown, also the principles underlying rehabilitation.'
(Films of Britain - British Council Film Department Catalogue - 1947-50)
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