Following the closure of the Accident and Emergency department at Queen’s Hospital, Burton, today we can confirm that the powder has now been identified as an inert substance which poses no threat to health.
Accident and Emergency at Queen’s Hospital will be re-opened to patients over the course of the next hour.
We apologise for any inconvenience caused to our patients and thank them for bearing with us.
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