Hospitals in the UK have a fraction of the number of doctors on site at weekends as they do during the week, figures obtained by the BBC suggest.

On average, doctor staffing levels at weekends were 16% of those in the week.

Medical director of NHS England Prof Sir Bruce Keogh said changes to weekend services were needed “with urgency”.

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