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'Unprecedented' pressure on NHS hits A&E waiting times

"Unprecedented" pressure on the health services has led to an increase in waiting times at accident and emergency departments across England, Wales and Northern Ireland, NHS chiefs have said.

Hospitals are supposed to see 95 per cent of patients within four hours, but the latest figures show in December Northern Ireland hospitals were well below that - with just 76 percent being seen on time.

And departments in England are also falling short at less than 90 per cent, according to the weekly figures - despite some improvement from the previous week.

ITV News Political Correspondent Carl Dinnen reports:

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