– Mark Powell, Director of Operations, Burton Hospital
We can confirm that we are dealing with a major incident at the A & E Department on the Queen’s Hospital site, Burton on Trent.
We can confirm that a number of people came into contact with an unidentified powder in their workplace and came to our A & E for treatment.
To ensure the safety of all our patients we have closed the Accident and Emergency Department as a precautionary measure.
The substance is currently being analysed and we will provide an update as soon as we have more information.
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.