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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.

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A&E receives three major trauma alerts in 7 minutes

The West Midlands Air Ambluance landing on the helicopter. Credit: ITV News

The West Midlands Air Ambulance has just arrived at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital with a major trauma case.

The department has received three major trauma alerts in the last seven minutes.

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