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Last Updated: Sunday, 3 October, 2004, 08:35 GMT 09:35 UK
57m heart and lung centre opens
The UK's first purpose-built specialist heart centre open its doors to patients in the West Midlands on Sunday.

The 57m Heart and Lung Centre, based at Wolverhampton's New Cross Hospital will include three specialist theatres.

The facility plans to treat more than 1,350 heart and lung surgery cases from Wolverhampton, Dudley and Walsall.

These areas have some of the highest death rates from heart disease in the country. A spokesman said the centre is very much welcomed.

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