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A&E services 'show slight improvement'

After months of intense pressure on accident and emergency services in England, there has been a slight improvement in waiting times.

The number of people attending A&E fell from more than two million in March to just under 1.86 million in April, with 90% of patients being seen within four hours.

But the latest figures come as health inspectors labelled the emergency department at Portsmouth's Queen Alexandra Hospital as "chaotic", and said it has been failing to keep patients safe.

Sophie Hutchinson reports.

  • 09 Jun 2016
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