We have opened additional beds in our hospitals. Urgent cancer surgery is going ahead and all other cases are being reviewed on a day by day basis. Patients whose operations are postponed are being contacted individually.Major incident status allows us to heighten our response. We maintain regular contact with our health and social care colleagues throughout the day agreeing a combined response to minimise the impact of the current pressures.
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Sumatran tiger Shakira gave birth on 31st May, but one of her babies died within 10 days and the other was killed on day 24.
It's looking wet and windy as we move through the day after an unsettled start.
It's looking a bit wet and windy overnight and in the days to come.