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Health boards urge patients to choose A&E alternatives as sunny weather continues

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Emergency departments in Wales are bracing for a busy bank holiday as record sunny weather continues.

Swansea Bay NHS Trust tweeted to urge people to look for alternative options to A&E.

Ahead of the weekend, Hywel Dda Health Board made the same plea, saying that people making use of a full range of services would 'help us to save lives.'

Ysbyty Gwynedd emergency department in north Wales is described as being "under enormous pressure" citing sunny Bank Holiday weather and "many mountain & other trauma cases."

Visit the Choose Wellwebsite with all the different NHS options.