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.
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