The Accident and Emergency department at Queen’s Hospital, Burton, is currently closed due to a major incident.
The A & E department is currently closed and we will release further details and information when we are able to do so.
Meanwhile, we would urge patients not to self-refer to the Queen’s Hospital A & E department as they will not be admitted. The minor injuries units at both Sir Robert Peel and Samuel Johnson community hospitals remain open and able to offer assistance to members of the public who have sustained deep cuts, broken bones, severe sprains, minor burns and scalds, minor head injuries and eye injuries.
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Scattered wintry showers during the evening will become fewer and further between overnight, with westerly winds tending to ease.
Largely dry overnight with some clear spells. Perhaps one or two showers across the far north, wintry on hills.
With the General Election just months away, we have found this gem from 1964, where school children give their views ahead of the election.