Technology issue disrupts hospital services in Nottingham – BBC

Some planned hospital procedures and outpatient appointments in Nottingham are expected to be postponed due to a technology problem.
Nottingham University Hospitals posted about the IT issue on social media on Wednesday evening.
It said it had slowed down clinical decision-making and delayed its ability to discharge patients.
The hospital said it was also causing long ambulance waits and overcrowding in its emergency department.
Nottingham University Hospitals said the IT issue was having a significant impact on its ability to process and report on blood samples.
It said additional steps had been taken to maintain safe services.
This included bringing in more staff and seeking support from health and social care partners.
The hospital said: "We expect that some planned procedures and outpatient appointments will need to be postponed tomorrow.
"We apologise for the inconvenience and will contact those affected patients directly."
It said the emergency department remained open, but asked people only to attend if they had a life-threatening condition or injury.
Follow BBC East Midlands on Facebook, on Twitter, or on Instagram. Send your story ideas to
Nottingham University Hospitals
NUH update: IT issue resolved as hospital service back to normal
Boozed-up Mansfield chippie manager accidentally slashed boyfriend with a knife
Mansfield mum ‘drove like an idiot’ on drugs before crashing into car carrying children
Appealing to keep contested phone mast and boxes 1
Charity launches Gifts For Good festive campaign
Axe, spear and drugs seized in police raid
Record Covid cases for China despite tough action
China asks: Is World Cup on another planet?
Afghans sedating hungry children and selling organs
My dream holiday was a $30,000 scam
The little-known nut that may save at-risk rainforests
How Qatar’s riches touch millions of UK lives
Africa's stunning 80km safari train
What Springsteen teaches us about memory
How Germany ended reliance on Russian gas
Fact-checking Giorgia Meloni's claim about France
Why toxic fat shaming is so rampant in India
Rare access to Somalia's US-funded 'lightning' brigade
The source of half the world's lithium
The clever homes hidden from pirates
The exes trapped in shared homes
© 2022 BBC. The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read about our approach to external linking.


Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Lakers sign Thomas Bryant Tom Brady hint at unretirement this year Kevin Durant trade Warriors stars Brooklyn Nets to sign T.J. Warren ‘Minions’ Fire With $110.5 Million debut