Hospitals across the country have been struggling to cope after being inundated with patients.
Some have put themselves on various states of alert.
ITV News Anglia has contacted all the major hospitals in our region, and this is their current state of alert:
- Addenbrooke's Hospital: Major Incident
- Peterborough City Hospital: Internal Major Incident
The Queen Elizabeth Hospital, King's Lynn: Internal Black Alert
Basildon and Thurrock Hospital: Internal Black Alert
Norfolk and Norfolk Hospital: Black Alert
Southend University Hospital: Black Alert
Milton Keynes Hospital: Black Alert
West Suffolk Hospital: Black Alert
Bedford Hospital: Significant Incident
The Princess Alexandra Hospital, Harlow: Significant Incident
Colchester Hospital: Red Alert
Kettering Hospital: Red Alert
Northampton Hospital: Red Alert
West Hertfordshire Hospital: Red Alert
James Paget Hospital: Red Alert
Ipswich Hospital: Amber Alert
Luton and Dunstable Hospital: No Alert
Hinchingbrooke Hospital: No Alert
Broomfield Hospital: Awaiting response
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