A&E on course to have busiest day on record

Monday saw the A&E department at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham see more patients than ever before, and, with 325 people attending, today is on course to see even more admissions.

Today has seen the Accident and Emergency department receive:

  • 5 of those were bringing in a trauma case.

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Accident and Emergency live

The NHS treats more than a million patients every 36 hours. The A&E at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham has seen a sharp increase in numbers and today ITV News examines what is happening in these units.