Harrogate's Nightingale Hospital will be used for the first time

Harrogate's Nightingale Hospital will be used for the first time - but not for patients suffering from Covid-19. It will be used for outpatient radiology appointments from Thursday. Having been on standby after opening in April to take coronavirus patients if hospitals in Yorkshire became overwhelmed. The Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust and The Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust will be the first to use the facility, providing appointments seven days a week. Patients who are isolating or shielding will not be seen in Harrogate and those attending will be screened before their appointment for any coronavirus symptoms.