Cambridgeshire

Addenbrooke's Hospital A&E department flooded

Part of the accident and emergency department at Addenbrooke's Hospital in Cambridge has been flooded.

The hospital said there was flooding in the resuscitation and assessment area and ambulances were being diverted.

A spokesman said capacity was "severely affected" and patients were being asked to use alternatives such their GP or NHS Direct.

He said the flooding was caused by a leak from a hot water pipe. No one has been injured, he added.

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