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.
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Dry with bright or sunny periods, allowing temperatures to rise a little higher, making it feel warm in the light winds.
There will be plenty of sunshine across the region today and it will be generally warmer, with a light south-westerly breeze.
A worker has been airlifted to hospital with a serious leg injury after an accident at a factory near Kidderminster.