Winter Hospital Surge

The Royal Derby Hospital says it's coping with the cold snap despite a surge in admissions to the Accident and Emergency department.

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Surge in winter A&E admissions

The Royal Derby Hospital says it's coping with the cold snap despite a surge in admissions to the Accident and Emergency department.

Staff are currently treating around 420 patients a day - a hundred more than normal.

Many of the visits are for broken bones and other injuries caused by slipping on the ice.

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