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Labour's Philip Hunt says A&E bailout could be too late

8 August 2013 Last updated at 00:57 BST

Struggling A&E units in England are to be given a £500m bailout over the next two years to ensure waiting times are kept under control.

Prime Minister David Cameron said the funds would be targeted at areas under most pressure after the NHS missed its waiting time target in the winter.

Labour's Lord Hunt cautiously welcomed the move - but warned the money could be too little too late.