The Express report:

Another 250 were left for at least 24 hours while one had to wait almost three days to see a doctor.

The disturbing figures have emerged at the same time as a survey shows there are almost 20,000 unfilled nursing posts.

NHS budget cuts have been blamed for the dire statistics, which have been called “distressing.”

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