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Solihull Accident and Emergency 'under pressure.'

SOLIHULL Hospital’s Accident and Emergency department is currently under ‘extreme pressure’ coping with the demand over the festive period and beyond.

SOLIHULL Hospital’s Accident and Emergency department is currently under ‘extreme pressure’ coping with the demand over the festive period and beyond.

Between Christmas Eve and New Year’s Day - Solihull’s A&E department saw 971 people, with 104 being admitted for further treatment.

Residents are also being encouraged to seek alternative treatment if their illness is not an emergency.

For non-emergencies contact your GP, pharmacist, walk in centres or call NHS Direct on 0845 46 47.

 

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