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We look at the how our emergency services and hospital A&E departments cope over the traditionally busy festive period

Christmas and New Year’s traditionally a time of increased strain on emergency services and hospital A& E departments. They generally see an increase in the number of calls from people who don’t have a genuine emergency – or need treatment as a result of a drunken accident or violence. We’ll be speaking to them about what it’s like to work over Christmas – and the cases they deal with.
And we’ll be finding out more about the light lit in Bethlehem that’s making its way to Teesside to symbolise peace.

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3 hours

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Thu 19 Dec 2013 06:00