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New emergency department at Lister Hospital approved

31 May 2012 Last updated at 12:56 BST

Work on a new £19m emergency department at a Hertfordshire hospital can begin following approval by the government.

The project at Stevenage's Lister Hospital is part of a £150m redevelopment programme.

The new facility will have specialist emergency and urgent care services for both adults and children and improved radiology services, including a new CT scanner.