Telford Hospital Lockdown – Police were called to Princess Royal Hospital in Telford after receiving a call at around 7.40 am. The hospital was locked down for a brief amount of time; however, according to the police, a “thorough search” determined that there was no one present at the facility. The hospital is currently operating according to its typical schedule of business hours.
One patient had reported attending the hospital for an appointment only to be prevented from entering the building by security guards. According to a spokeswoman for the Shrewsbury and Telford facility NHS Trust, which manages the facility, some appointments have been canceled, but the trust will reschedule them “as soon as possible.” The facility is located in the United Kingdom.
He stated that “We would like to thank our patients for their cooperation and support this morning following an incident involving police that occurred near the Princess Royal Hospital.” We would like to offer our sincere apologies for any inconvenience that this may have caused, as some patient appointments had to be rescheduled once we received orders from the authorities. Please accept our apologies.
It is now business as usual, and we will reschedule any appointments that have to be postponed by getting in touch with you as soon as we possibly can. A spokesman for the police said: “At around 7.40 am this morning we received a report of a man acting suspiciously close to the Princess Royal Hospital in Telford. “Upon arrival, officers began their investigation by conducting a thorough search of the surrounding area. “Nobody of concern was located and no further reports were received.”