It comes after Hampshire and Isle of Wight Fire and Rescue Service received a call shortly after 7.20 am on the 7th January reporting internal flooding at the hospital.
As a result of a significant water leak affecting large parts of the Queen Alexandra Hospital site, we have declared a major incident.
All outpatients appointments scheduled for this morning (Friday 7 January 2022) have been cancelled.
The extent of damage to the hospital is currently unknown after today’s excessive rainfall
More to follow