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A major incident doctor who normally responds disasters involving multiple casualties was sent in to help out a stretched accident and emergency unit as patients waited hours for treatment.
The medical incident officer was drafted in to Worcestershire Royal Hospital on Friday as staff were forced to treat patients in the corridor due to high demand.
The move came after West Midlands Ambulance Service demanded action over delays in treatment, which it said was preventing emergency vehicles from getting back on the road.
The hospital trust said the situation was "less than ideal".