Health service at breaking point?

There's a warning that emergency services in the west country are at breaking point.

The 999 service dealt with a record number of calls this weekend with more than 3,500 on Saturday alone. Police cars in the region were even being used to take people to hospital

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Truro MP urges people not to misuse hospital casualty units

The MP for Truro has appealed for people not to misuse hospital accident and emergency units, after she spent a shift at the Royal Cornwall Hospital.

The Health Secretary, Jeremy Hunt, agreed with Sarah Newton that casualty departments should only be used for "life and limb treatment" to easy the current workload.

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