Leeds General Infirmary and St James' Hospital issue urgent update on 'very busy' A&E capacity

An update on the A&E capacity at the LGI and St James' Hospital in Leeds has been issued.

Friday, 4th June 2021, 1:24 pm
Updated Friday, 4th June 2021, 1:26 pm
Leeds General Infirmary

The update said that the accident and emergency departments at the two Leeds hospitals are 'very busy' at the moment.

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Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust added that if you are feeling unwell but it is not an emergency, the 111 number is available to call '24 hours a day, 365 days a year'.

People are also being encouraged to go online to use the online coronavirus service if they are displaying symptoms.

The full update from Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust said: "Our Emergency Departments are very busy at the moment so if you're feeling unwell but it's not an emergency call 111, available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year or go online https://111.nhs.uk/ where you will also find an online coronavirus service if you think you have symptoms. #HelpUsHelpYou."