UPDATED: Arrowe Park A&E reopens following flash flooding

Wirral Globe: UPDATED: Flooding causes closure of Arrowe Park A&E UPDATED: Flooding causes closure of Arrowe Park A&E

ARROWE Park Hospital's accident and emergency department has reopened after it was closed earlier today due to flash flooding.

The neighbouring All Day Health Centre, which was also affected, has also reopened. 

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ARROWE Park Hospital's accident and emergency department has been forced to close due to flash flooding.

A spokesman for Wirral University Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust said ambulances are taking patients to neighbouring A&E departments following the closure at around 5.30pm.

The next door All Day Health Centre was also affected.

Patients are being asked to use walk-in-centres at Victoria Health Centre in Wallasey or in Eastham, or consult their GP or local pharmacist.

Contractors are on the hospital site to assess the damage.

The opening times for Victoria Central Health Centre, Wallasey, are:

Monday - Sunday (including bank holidays)   8.00am – 10:00pm (with x-ray facilities)

The opening times for the Eastham Clinic are:

Monday – Friday, 2.00pm – 10:00pm (excluding bank holidays) Weekends and bank holidays 9.00am – 5:00pm

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