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Prince Philip jokes about Filipino nurses in NHS
8 years ago
The Duke of Edinburgh has joked about the number of Filipinos working in the NHS - telling a nurse her country must now be "half-empty". The 91-year-old, who is famed for his off-the-cuff remarks, made the hospital worker from the Philippines laugh with his comment during a visit to open a £5.5 million cardiac centre. He can be heard telling the unnamed nurse at Luton and Dunstable Hospital: "The Philippines must be half-empty - you're all here running the NHS." Describing himself as being in a "jovial" mood, he also joked he was the "world's most experienced curtain puller" and asked when the hospital would be getting a helipad to save him by the journey by car. Read more: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/prince-philip/9883276/Duke-of-Edinburghs-best-gaffes.html Get the latest headlines http://www.telegraph.co.uk/ Subscribe to The Telegraph http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=telegraphtv Like us on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/telegraph.co.uk Follow us on Twitter https://twitter.com/telegraph Follow us on Google+ https://plus.google.com/102891355072777008500/ Telegraph.co.uk and YouTube.com/TelegraphTV are websites of The Daily Telegraph, the UK's best-selling quality daily newspaper providing news and analysis on UK and world events, business, sport, lifestyle and culture.
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