Stephen McPartland, MP for Stevenage, is pictured here with the Rt Hon Jeremy Hunt MP, Secretary of State for Health, on the announcment of the latest phase of development for the Lister hospital.
Stephen said, "I am delighted to have worked with Jeremy Hunt, Secretary of State for Health, to secure the £72 million funding for phase four of the Lister hospital. We are now approaching a massive investment of £150 million from the government which is transforming the Lister into one of the most modern and advanced hospital's in the UK. This latest tranche of money will pay for another eleven projects including a new ward block, extended emergency facilities and purpose built theatres.
Stephen added, "I would like to take this opportunity to congratulate the staff who are saving lives on a day to day basis and putting patients at the heart of our hospital. I am proud the Lister is becoming a centre of clinical excellence and I am proud of our local NHS - this is a fantastic day for Stevenage."