Glasgow’s health board has urged patients only to attend A&E if an issue is “life-threatening”.

The plea comes after it emerged that a third of those who went to the board’s flagship hospital in one week were there for minor injuries.

Health boards across the country have struggled to deal with normal service on top of the pandemic.

The military are providing support to NHS Lanarkshire and NHS Borders. NHS Grampian have also requested help.

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