Spandau star is just the tonic; DUDLEY.HEART-THROB actor Martin Kemp Martin Kemp may refer to:
Kemp, who starred with pop group Spandau Ballet before launching a successful acting career, visited Dudley's Russells Hall Hospital to open its new CT Scanning CT scanning
Computer tomography scanning is a diagnostic imaging tool that uses x rays sent through the body at different angles.
Mentioned in: Apraxia Suite in the X-Ray department.
He was accompanied by his wife Shirlie.
The 44-year-old actor was taken on a tour of the department to meet staff and view the latest in X-Ray and scanning equipment before unveiling a commemorative plaque A commemorative plaque, or simply plaque, is a plate of metal, ceramic, stone, wood, or other material, typically attached to a wall, stone, or other vertical surface, and bearing text in memory of an important figure or event. .
He was also taken on a tour of the acute stroke ward where he delighted staff and patients.
During the mid-90s Mr Kemp recovered from two life-threatening brain tumours.
He resumed a successful acting career and also had a noteable spell in EastEnders.
Ghis Morris, head of service for X-Ray, said the staff and patients had eagerly looked forward to the actor's visit and added: "It was a lovely way to open the new CT suite and to celebrate not only the facilities we have here in the new unit but also the hard work and commitment of our staff."
IT'S TRUE... ex-pop and soap star Martin Kemp swamped by staff and visitors at Russells Hall Hospital.' OPENING... Kemp in scanning suite.