Breaking news: A & E in Burton closed due to 'major incident'

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.

– Mark Powell, Director of Operations

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Incident closes Burton A & E

The Accident and Emergency department at Queen’s Hospital, Burton, is currently closed due to a number of people coming into contact with an unidentified powder.