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.