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Leicester's Sam Bailey visits children in hospital

With only two sleeps to go until Christmas celebrities have been dropping in to see children in hospital.

Leicester's Sam Bailey has been among those paying a visit to youngsters at Birmingham Children's Hospital.

She spent time chatting to patients and parents, and praised the staff for the work they do.

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Top Gear presenter unveils children's emergency dept

Top Gear presenter Richard Hammond and his wife Mindy have unveiled a revamped emergency department at Birmingham Children's Hospital.

Richard Hammond with 16 year-old patient Zenia Hussain Credit: ITV News Central

The work cost £800,000 and included improvements to the entrance and waiting area, which is used by 50,000 people a year.

The Top Gear presenter unveiled the new emergency department today Credit: ITV News Central
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