Hospitals in England face heatwave crisis on hottest day of the year Labour says NHS is under similar pressure to a winter crisis with record numbers attending A&E
Some hospitals in England have had record numbers of people attending A&E amid a summer crisis, NHS trusts have said, as the UK experienced its hottest day of the year.
The mercury reached 35C (95F) on Thursday at Heathrow, west London, and is expected to go even higher before thunderstorms bring some relief. The Met Office says the all-time record of 38.5C could be exceeded in south-east England on Friday. Continue reading... The Guardian