Health Secretary: More A&E staff 'definitely needed'

Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt admitted to ITV News that more staff on A&E wards was needed to deal with the increased numbers of people attending.

His comments come amidst warnings from the College of Emergency Medicine that departments were on the verge of collapse due to understaffing and 'unsustainable workloads'.

Read: A&E collapse fears as departments 'struggle to cope'

Science and Medical Editor Lawrence McGinty reports.

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A&E doctors warn over care

Top A&E doctors have warned the NHS that they are no longer able to guarantee safe care for their patients.