The ribbon has been cut to a new colourful room at the John Radcliffe Hospital. 

The new vibrant room, called the rainbow room, is a non-clinical area that provides patients and their relatives with a space to watch TV and have a drink when private or difficult conversations are needed.

The rainbow room is on Ward 6A at the John Radcliffe, which is where vascular patients are cared for.

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Staff from Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, which oversees the John Radcliffe, said the space has already had a "hugely positive impact" on patients and their hospital experience.

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