Leicester Royal Infirmary £48m revamp plans unveiled

Leicester Royal Infirmary has unveiled plans for a £48 million revamp of its A&E department.

The hospital's A&E department deals with 160,000 patients a year Credit: University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust

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.

The plans will be discussed by bosses tomorrow Credit: University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust
Artist's impression. Image subject to change. Credit: University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust

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A&E in line for £48m revamp

Leicester Royal Infirmary has unveiled plans for a £48 million revamp of its A&E department.