Hospital news

A major incident remains at Lincoln County Hospital

Patients and staff were safely evacuated from the emergency department following the fire around 3 a.m. No one was hurt.

Our Emergency Department (A&E) has begun accepting a small number of emergency ambulances, but otherwise remains closed to walk-in patients at this time.

As we continue to work to fully reopen our emergency department, we ask that you do not come to the department.

The nearby Lincoln Urgent Treatment Center has reopened with reduced service.

If you need urgent or emergency non-life-threatening care, please call 111 or visit NHS 111 online for advice on which service is most appropriate for your needs or to access an appointment. you on reservation in an emergency treatment center. Advice is also available from your local pharmacy and GP practice. Please continue to call 999 for life-threatening emergencies.

The fire caused extensive damage to our Sterile Interventional Radiology Procedures room, as well as further damage to our X-ray, CT and MRI imaging rooms. We continue to offer our full support to the ongoing police and fire investigation.

Patients who were scheduled for a scan appointment today (x-ray, CT scan or MRI) are asked not to come to the hospital. The persons concerned will be contacted directly. Radiation therapy is not affected.

Outpatient appointments continue with a few exceptions. Patients will be contacted directly and their appointments will be rescheduled if necessary.

The entrance for outpatients to the hospital has now reopened.