Hospitals issue Bank Holiday A&E warning

Hospitals across the county have warned people to go to A&E only if absolutely necessary this Bank Holiday weekend.

Picture by Malcolm Wells
Picture by Malcolm Wells

An NHS spokesman said: “Our hospitals continue to be very busy – please help us to help those most in need this Bank Holiday weekend by accessing care responsibly. Remember, A&E stands for accident and emergency NOT anything and everything!”

They have advised calling 111 for advice before going to hospital if it is a non-urgent illness or injury.

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