Staff overnight at hospital to help A&E patients

In the north east of England, hundreds of schools are expected to close for a second day, and emergency services are under pressure.

Accident and Emergency consultant Pete Douglas spoke to ITV Daybreak about how staff at the North Tyneside Hospital have been coping in the snow.

He said for many of them, overnighting at the hospital has been a must.

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More snow forecast for UK

More heavy snow is forecast for much of the UK with the cold temperatures and icy conditions expected to continue for the next few days.