The UK's biggest and busiest NHS obesity unit opens its doors once again to allow exclusive insight into their battle with the bulge

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Sunderland Royal Hospital is at the heart of one of the fattest regions in the country and the Weight Loss Ward is like a conveyor belt with thousands of patients turning to the knife to beat their morbid obesity. With personal stories and medical insights, Weight Loss Ward confronts delicate issues head on and reveals a shocking new trend: obese people who travel abroad for low budget operations – with sometimes fatal results.