More than 235 patients treated in A&E today

So far today the accident and emergency department at Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham has treated a total of 235 patients.

Today is unlikely to beat Monday's hospital record of 325 patients in 24 hours.

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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.