Forbes Hospital not in lockdown: Western Area Health

Western Area Health says Forbes Hospital is functioning as normal, after earlier claims it was in lockdown. 

“Forbes Health Service is not locked down,” a statement from the health service said.

“There was an incident this morning and police were notified.

“Security at the hospital has taken additional precautions however the hospital is functioning as normal.”

Radio station 2PK earlier took a call from a patient who had tried to attend x-ray and found the doors closed.