Epsom and St Helier doctors warn of strain on A&E services over bank holiday weekend

Epsom and St Helier Hospitals released cautionary A&E advice for residents in the area ahead of the heatwave expected this Bank Holiday weekend (August 24-27).

Doctors from the joint NHS Trust reminded residents that the August Bank Holiday was a "traditionally very pressured time for A&E departments across the country".

They also pointed out that last month's heatwave put an extra strain on both hospitals' emergency services and signalled that this was a...
source: Sutton Guardian

2019-08-23 17:38
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