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Telephone: 01942 244 000

Telephone Outage Thursday 26 March 2015 between 01.00 – 02.00

Newsdate: 24 March 2015

Work is being undertaken to increase the number of telephone licences available throughout the Trust. This means that during the period 01:00 and 02:00 there will be intermittent disruption to both internal and external telephone lines. 

All telephone numbers will be affected including the main switch number 01942-244000.

The sites affected are:

  • Wrightington Hospital
  • Wigan Infirmary
  • Leigh Infirmary
  • Thomas Linacre Centre
  • Offices and Services at Buckingham Row
  • Wigan Investment Centre
  • Decontamination Unit at Horwich, Bolton

During the outage, there will be intermittent disruption to incoming and outgoing calls and faxes across all sites listed above.  Each phone line will be disrupted for approximately 10 minutes. Internal to internal will also be affected.

If you do try to ring or fax any of the numbers on the sites indicated above and receive an unobtainable dial tone, please try later or find an alternative number you can use.

We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause. Please be assured that we have robust contingency plans in place to ensure services to our patients will not be affected.