People in Manchester have been told to avoid visiting Central and Trafford A&E services after they are experiencing emergency system problems.
In a post on Twitter this afternoon, Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust (MFT) warned: “Please only attend A&E for serious or life threatening emergencies.”
Both Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital and Manchester Royal Infirmary have been experiencing issues with network systems this afternoon (Wednesday).
The NHS said they are working as quickly as possible to get everything back up and running.
In a statement, the NHS added: “Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust is experiencing a network outage on the Central and Trafford sites. We are working to resolve this as quickly as possible and services are using their well-rehearsed business continuity plans.”
Bosses have confirmed there is no risk to patient safety, the MEN reports.
Please only attend A&E for serious or life threatening emergencies. https://t.co/gqaYRtPu9p
— MFT NHS (@MFTnhs) January 24, 2018
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