Our hospitals are experiencing very high demand and a large number of very ill patients are being brought to our accident and emergency departments. Many of these patients are then being admitted to hospital for ongoing care.
We have experienced a sustained period of pressure since the start of the year and are working hard to ensure our patients receive timely and appropriate care.
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It will become drier in the early hours setting us up for a fine start to Wednesday
Showers in the north will spread southeastwards overnight. Temperatures will be higher so not as chilly as list night.
Chilly start to Tuesday, turning into a largely fine and dry day.