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A&Es under 'extreme pressure'

A&E departments across Wales are facing "unprecedented demands", prompting health boards to urge the public to only attend if necessary.

Hospitals put on black alert status

Five hospitals across the West of England declare a "black alert", the most severe status level, blaming patients "unnecessarily" using A&E.

Emergency department signEmergency departments 'under pressure'

Emergency departments across Northern Ireland are currently experiencing a high level of pressure, according to the Health and Social Care Board (HSC).