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.
More top news
A former university lecturer has been given a three year community order and has to complete a sex offender work based programme.
A schoolboy found wandering along the carriageway of the busy M5 motorway has told police he was dumped by traffickers.
A grant scheme that helps businesses across the West Midlands invest in new products has been hailed a success by an independent evaluation.