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Dec 2018

Figures from the Office of National Statistics show excess winter deaths at highest in over forty years

In the winter of 2017 to 2018, figures from the ONS show that there were over 50,000 excess winter deaths in England in Wales, which is the highest figure since the same period of 1975-76. Most of the deaths occurred in females and the over 85s, and the surge is thought to be a combination…

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