West Yorkshire hospital "exceptionally busy" as residents warned to only attend for emergencies

A hospitals trust in West Yorkshire has urged residents to only attend the A+E department for emergencies as they are "exceptionally busy".

Tuesday, 22nd June 2021, 7:02 pm
Updated Tuesday, 22nd June 2021, 7:06 pm

Bradford Teaching Hospitals made the announcement on Twitter on Tuesday afternoon.

The Trust said Bradford Royal Infirmary's emergency department is "exceptionally busy" and told residents to only attend in an emergency.

The Trust tweeted: "Our A&E unit is currently very busy. Please only attend ⁦@aedbthft ⁩ for emergencies.

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West Yorkshire hospital "exceptionally busy" as residents warned to only attend for emergencies
West Yorkshire hospital "exceptionally busy" as residents warned to only attend for emergencies

"For all other problems please contact NHS 111, your GP or visit your local pharmacy. Thank you."

Staff asked people to contact NHS 111, their GP or a local pharmacy for any other issues.