NHS faces ‘perfect winter storm’ with tenfold rise in hospital flu cases

Latest figures also show nearly a third of patients arriving by ambulance at hospitals in England waiting at least half an hour

The NHS in England is facing a “perfect winter storm” with 10 times more people in hospital with flu than this time last year, and ambulances experiencing deadly delays when arriving at A&E with sick patients.

There were an average of 344 patients a day in hospitals in England with flu last week, more than 10 times the number at the beginning of last December.

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