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NHS under pressure: More than 400,000 extra A&E visits

The number of A&E visits in England has soared by more than 400,000 so far this financial year, doctors have told MPs.

The College of Emergency Medicine said that was the equivalent of filling an extra nine emergency departments.

The Health Select Committee has been taking evidence after the worst waiting times in A&E for a decade and many hospitals declaring "major incidents".

Hugh Pym reports.

  • 14 Jan 2015
  • From the section Health
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