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Princess Eugenie opens hospital very close to her heart with husband Jack by her side

 

PRINCESS Eugenie looked stunning in cream as she officially opened a new building at the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital (RNOH) in London today with her husband Jack Brooksbank by her side.

Eugenie, who underwent surgery for scoliosis as a child at the hospital, opened the new Stanmore Building today. The royal, who is currently ninth in line for the throne, has previously praised RNOH staff for going “out of their way” to make her “feel comfortable and relaxed” after she underwent gruelling surgery at aged 12. On the hospitals website, Eugenie detailed how “surgeons inserted eight-inch titanium rods into each side of my spine and one-and-a-half inch screws at the top of my neck”.

Today Princess Eugenie and her father Prince Andrew unveiled a plaque to mark the building official opening and spoke with staff and patients at the London-based hospital.

The Queen’s granddaughter has continued to advocate against the stigmas associated with scars, even featuring her own in her royal wedding last year.

Eugenie showed her scars in an open-back wedding dress last October when she tied the knot to Jack Brooksbank in a beautiful ceremony at St George’s Chapel in Windsor Castle.

Eugenie said after the wedding: “I believe scars are like memories that tell a story on your body, that remind you how strong you had to be, and that you survived to talk about it. Read more

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Princess Eugenie opens hospital very close to her heart with husband Jack by her side