HOSPITALS across Worcestershire are currently experiencing "exceptionally busy" A&E wait times.

According to the Worcestershire Acute Hospitals website, wait times at Worcestershire Royal Hospital are currently at 4 Hours and 53 Minutes, with the Alexandra in Redditch currently facing 2 Hours, and 28 Minutes.

A tweet shared by the Worcestershire Acute Hospitals Account said: "Our Emergency Departments in Worcester and Redditch are exceptionally busy.

"Please help us to treat the most seriously-ill patients as quickly as possible by choosing your health services wisely.

"A&E is for serious or life-threatening injury or illness."