1. ITV Report

New Teesside hospital a step closer

New Teesside hospital Photo: ITV News

Plans to build a 300 million pound super hospital on Teesside have moved a step closer. The local NHS trust is now looking for a pensions company to fund the project - as well as a contractor to build the hospital. Their target is to start building in 18 months time, with completion by 2017. The plans have been met with opposition as North Tees and Hartlepool hospitals will eventually close.