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'Super weekend' tackling A&E bottlenecks in Leicester

Hospitals in Leicester will be trying to bring down waiting times in Accident and Emergency departments this weekend by having more staff on duty and increasing the number of people discharged.

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Second hospital 'super weekend' in Leicester

Ambulances await at Leicester Royal Infirmary Credit: ITV News Central

Hospitals in Leicester are today starting their second 'super weekend' in a bid to bring down waiting times in Accident and Emergency.

More staff will be on duty to help with the demand in patient numbers.

NHS bosses in Leicester said they were encouraged by the early results of last weekend's 'super weekend'.

Staff will this weekend implement the positive results from last weekend.

Extra staff will be on duty this weekend Credit: ITV News Central

Read more on last weekend's 'super weekend' here.

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