Wagon and Leah patients have been warned about the long wait at A&E unless they have an emergency or a life-threatening condition.
Hospital owners say the Royal Albert Edward Infirmary’s emergency department is “very busy”.
The trust, which runs a hospital in Wagon, asked patients to attend A&E only for emergencies and fatal situations.
Rington, Wagon and Lee Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust renewed its appeal today.
Owners warn that the A&E department is too busy.
He asked patients to seek proper care through 111 general practitioners, pharmacists and dentists if possible.
The NHS Foundation Trust of Rington, Wagon and Lee Teaching Hospital tweeted on Monday: “Our emergency department is very busy right now.
“Please attend A&E only for emergencies and fatal situations.
“There are a lot of services that can help you, think first.
“They will help you immediately. # 111 First #Help #Help”
He retweeted Tuesday morning (August 10).
He wrote: “Our emergency department is very busy. If your condition is not a medical emergency, you will have to wait a long time to see.
“At the right time, get the right care. # 111 Think first, or contact your GP, pharmacist, dentist or A&E only when absolutely necessary!
Salford patients have also been told to attend only accidents and emergencies if they have an ‘urgent need’ this afternoon (Tuesday).
The Salford Royal NHS Trust wrote in a Facebook post: “Please attend A&E only if you are in urgent need.
“We are currently experiencing high levels of demand and attendance.
“Please help us with the right care at the right time from your GP service, dentist or pharmacy.
Call or visit NHS111. 111.nhs.uk For advice ”