Lincoln County Hospital A&E ‘extremely busy’, warns management

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United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust (ULHT) bosses warned people to only attend Lincoln County Hospital for emergencies.

The trust issued a warning on Monday, January 15 stating that the hospital is ‘extremely busy’ and emergency patients will be given priority.

A hospital spokesperson said: “Lincoln County Hospital A&E department is extremely busy today and we are asking patients to only attend if it is an emergency.

“If people come to A&E and it is not an emergency they will have a long wait as we will prioritise the sickest patients.

“Our advice is please consider if you could be helped by visiting your local pharmacy, by contacting your GP, or attending a walk in centre or urgent care centre.

“If you do become unwell and need medical help fast but it’s not a 999 emergency, call NHS 111 for clinical advice, assessment and for direction to the most appropriate services for treatment.”