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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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Weekend drinking injury comes into A&E today

Dave has come into the A&E with swelling in his hand, which he thinks he might have broken. He injured it during a drunken Sunday night but didn't go to hospital yesterday because he "didn't want to be a big girl about it."

He says he didn't go to a GP or call 111 because it "wasn't an emergency."

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