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A year on, Inside Out's Andy Akinwolere returns to Heartlands hospital A&E department in Birmingham to see how frontline staff are coping with their increased workload. Have things got any better as we approach the winter months?

29 minutes

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Mon 6 Oct 2014 19:30

Technology detox

Technology detox

The Stones family from Coventry was given the tough task of living without technology for four days. 

Professor Russell Beale, from the University of Birmingham's School of Computer Science, monitored their coping strategies and the changing interactions between family members. 

BBC Inside Out finds out how the family unit survived under the strain of a technology detox. 

Watch the video feature on the BBC News website.

A&E health check

A&E health check

How is your local hospital performing?   

We have been tracking the data so you can find out how your nearest major A&E in England is coping week by week.

Are they meeting the target of seeing 95% of patients in four hours? How many beds are closed?  

Read the full results on the BBC News Health web feature


Role Contributor
Presenter Ayo Akinwolere
Series Editor Rachel Bowering


  • Mon 6 Oct 2014 19:30