Major NHS trust turns away A&E patients 13 times in a week As cold snap adds to pressure, Worcestershire trust is forced to divert patients from A&E at two hospitals. A major NHS hospital trust had to turn patients away from its A&E units 13 times last week – including four times in one day – as the snow left it facing “extremely challenging” conditions.
Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust was forced to divert emergency patients away from the A&Es at two of the hospitals it runs, the Worcestershire Royal in Worcester and Alexandra in Redditch. Continue reading... Guardian