WAIT times at Worcestershire Royal Hospital's A&E department are over 18 hours long.

According to the Worcestershire Acute Hospitals Trust website, Worcestershire Royal Hospital currently has wait times of 18 hours and 31 minutes, with 24 patients waiting to be seen.

The Alexandra Hospital in Redditch has significantly less wait time, just 48 minutes and six patients.

All other neighbouring hospitals are displaying little to no wait times at all.

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The NHS has reminded everyone to try and keep homes cool, to drink plenty of fluids and avoid alcohol today as the heatwave continues.

People are also advised to try and keep out of the sun between 11am to 3pm if at all possible.