Avoid A&E unless necessary warn hospitals

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Hospital bosses are asking patients to avoid accident and emergency departments at Morriston and the Princess of Wales hospitals in Swansea and Bridgend.

The health trust in charge says "extreme pressure" means "only people who are very sick or seriously injured should come to A&E".

Andy Macnab, Consultant in Emergency Medicine, said people should go to minor injuries units at Neath Port Talbot and Singleton hospitals where waiting times would be shorter. People are also urged to see their GPs