'There were no beds on the children's ward'


A mother has told Victoria Derbyshire she waited six hours in hospital for her nine-month-old daughter to be seen by a paediatrician.

Louise Webb said she was then told there were no beds available on the children’s ward at the Countess of Chester Hospital.

It comes a day after an image of a four-year-old boy lying on a hospital floor spurred complaints about NHS cuts.

Prime Minister Boris Johnson faced criticism after initially refusing to look at the picture during an interview with ITV.

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