Construction begins today on the new £329 million pound Royal Liverpool University Hospital.
The new Royal will have all single en-suite patient bedrooms, 18 theatres and 23 wards.
The Emergency Department will be one of the biggest in the North West.
The new hospital is expected to open in 2017
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