Karl comments on media reports concerning Lincoln Accident & Emergency

“I am of course disappointed and concerned to learn that Lincoln A&E is struggling to provide a full service at the current time.

“However, I have received assurances, personally, overnight from the Chief Executive of the United Lincolnshire Hospitals’ NHS Trust that they are working with both NHS Improvement and senior leaders in surrounding hospitals to ensure Lincoln A&E remains fully operational in both the immediate and near future.

“In the meantime, I would ask all patients and potential patients in Lincoln and Lincolnshire who do not need emergency or lifesaving treatment to use all available alternatives to A&E.

“This will help our local NHS to focus on patients with the greatest health needs at this point in time.”

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For further information, please contact Karl McCartney JP MP atkarl.mccartney.mp@parliament.uk / 020 7219 7221.