A major police operation has forced the closure of a hospital in Sydney’s west.
Nepean Hospital has been put into lockdown, with people asked to delay travelling to the hospital.
The emergency department has also been temporarily closed, and ambulances are being diverted to nearby hospitals.
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It’s still unclear what the police operation is about.
Nepean Hospital temporarily closed due to a police operation. ED is closed and ambulances are being diverted to other nearby hospitals. Patients, visitors and staff are being relocated from the ED. Please delay your trip to Nepean Hospital. In a medical emergency please call 000 pic.twitter.com/SH6KPuF2eG
— Nepean Blue Mts LHD (@NBMLHD) February 20, 2019
No further information was available at the time of writing.