The trust that runs Bristol's new Southmead Hospital has apologised after figures showed that it's failing to meet targets on waiting times
Southmead Hostpital have been criticised for spending £250,000 on clock that staff say can't be read.
The first patients are to move into the new £430m Southmead Hospital. Our Health Correspondent, Katie Rowlett has been for a look around.
Dr Kirsten Jones says the new hospital as Southmead will provide them with the very best technology in the areas they are most needed.
Southmead building began taking in-patients overnight as Frenchay closed its A&E doors for the final time.
The new state of the art hospital at Southmead cost around £430 million and took more than a decade to plan.
The Accident and Emergency Department at Frenchay Hospital near Bristol has closed overnight - as the new facility at Southmead opens to the public.
The doors shut at 2 am this morning as the new Southmead building began taking in patients. Ambulances were on divert for 5 hours to the BRI while the handover took place.
After more than a decade of planning and years of construction, the first patients are finally being tranfered into the new multi million pound building at Southmead Hospital.
The Brunel Building is designed to offer an improved patient experience compared to older wards on the site.
Our Health Correspondent Katie Rowlett followed one patient as she made the big move.
The first patients will be moved into the new building at Southmead Hospital in Bristol today.
The Brunel Building is designed to offer an improved patient experience. There are 800 beds, three quarters of which are in single rooms. The rest are in fours, on single-sex wards.
Jo Anyon, Move Co-ordinator at Southmead, says it will mean patients will have the peace and quiet to help them get better.
A new TV series highlighting the trials, tribulations and joys of childbirth begins tonight. On average, a baby is born every minute of every day in Britain.
The programme on Channel 4 is filmed at Southmead Hospital in Bristol, following expectant parents and the team of midwives.
David Woodland reports:-
Now it's not everyones cup of tea but many mothers are choosing to have the birth of their child filmed as part of a documentary being made at a hospital in Bristol.
Channel Four's hugely popular "One Born Every Minute" is currently shooting its fifth series at Southmead Hospital, where the delivery suite has around 6,000 births a year.
Katie Rowlett went to watch the filming in progress - and to meet some of the brand new stars.
The One Born Every Minute team are looking for more mothers-to-be from the region to take part in filming.
If you are a pregnant mum due anytime between now and Christmas please contact them on their website or give them a call on 0117 9593238 for a chat in complete confidence.
They are looking for people planning to give birth at Southmead or Cossham Hospitals but are also interested in home births in the Bristol area.