Incident at Harrogate District Hospital

Posted on: Thursday 19 Oct 2023

The incident at Harrogate District Hospital is now over. Those people wishing to visit patients in our wards and our Emergency Department are now able to do so.

Thank you for your understanding and apologies for any inconvenience caused.

We are aware of a security incident in the car park at Harrogate District Hospital and are working with the police who are in attendance. We will provide an update as soon as we have further details.

Visiting patients has been suspended until further notice. Please contact our hospital switchboard on 01423 885959 if you urgently need to speak to someone in our care.

Please avoid our Emergency Department unless it’s a life-threatening or severe illness or injury. We would ask people with non-serious conditions to contact NHS 111 first. The NHS will help you right away and if you need urgent care, the NHS can book you in to be seen quickly and safely.

Thank you for your understanding.