Demolition has started at the Leicester Royal Infirmary in preparation for its £43 million revamp.
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Health bosses say they believe the new A&E department, which will include a multi storey car park, will boast some of the best facilities available.
It has been specially designed to meet the rising demands of an ageing population and the charity Age UK has been involved to help make sure the environment is well suited to older patients
Hospitals in Leicester are holding a recruitment day to try and find more nurses. It comes at a time of very high pressure in hospitals - particularly in A&E departments.
Registered nurses are being invited to look round the city's Royal Infirmary and take part in workshops. They'll be conducting interviews for vacant jobs and giving advice about training opportunities.
Frontline staff at the Leicester Royal Infirmary have been vaccinated after a swine flu outbreak on a children's ward.
Six children at the hospital were found to have contracted swine flu and have been treated with anti-viral medication.
Three remain in isolation but the ward affected has reopened. One patient has been discharged and two others transferred to other wards.
Bosses at the Leicester Royal Infirmary have confirmed to ITV News that six children have been treated for Swine Flu.
All of those affected are said to be recovering, but three remain in isolation
When the outbreak occured, Ward 12, was closed but reopened on Tuesday 18th February.
A £48million project to revamp accident and emergency services at Leicester Royal Infirmary will make the department "fit for the future", bosses have said.
Hospital director Kate Shields told ITV News Central that the plan would ensure patients got the best possible treatment for decades to come.
Leicester Royal Infirmary has unveiled plans for a £48 million revamp of its A&E department.
The hospital says it is because its Accident and Emergency department was built to cope with 100,000 patients a year, but now deals with 160,000.
Bosses are due to discuss the plans tomorrow.
Senior midwives from Leicester’s Hospitals are appealing for a woman, who has given birth in Leicester in the last 48 hours, to come forward as she may need medical attention.
Louise Payne, senior midwife at Leicester Royal Infirmary said: “Following information that we have been given, we believe that a woman has given birth outside of one of our maternity units and without the support of midwives and we are very concerned about her health and that of her new baby.”
As the mother is at high risk of haemorrhage and infection, the hospital are eager for her to come forward so medical professionals can check that mum and baby are safe and healthy.
The hospital have urged anyone that has information about this birth to contact them directly.
A mother wept at an inquest into the death of her six year old son as she heard evidence from a consultant who said he would still be alive if he'd been given the correct treatment in hospital.
The inquest also heard from a senior nurse who said Jack Adcock was not monitored effectively when he was admitted to the Leicester Royal Infirmary. Rajiv Popat reports.
A woman who claims she was denied a scan has been given just weeks to live after being diagnosed with four brain tumours. Lindsey Scrimshire developed violent headaches after being treated for breast cancer in 2011.
She claims that she repeatedly asked doctors at Leicester Royal Infirmary for a scan but was told it was not needed. Phil Brewster reports.