Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

63 Injured Still Being Treated in Hospitals around Region

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

63 Injured Still Being Treated in Hospitals around Region

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THREE Greater Manchester hospitals have now discharged all the victims injured by Monday's terror attack they were treating.

NHS England have said patients at Wigan's Royal Albert Edward Infirmary, Tameside General Hospital and Fairfield General Hospital are now home.

A spokesperson said: "116 people received NHS in-patient care in relation to the Manchester incident in the days immediately after the attack.

"63 people are now being treated across eight hospitals including 20 patients who are currently in critical care."

This is not considered the same as critically-ill patients.

According to a doctor at North Manchester General Hospital, critical care means patients may be receiving ventilatory help or organ support. He said: "It is seen as more stable than critically-ill patients and they have the ability to recover from their injuries. …

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