Manchester Arena incident: public information

Published on Wednesday 24 May 2017

Our thoughts and sincere condolences are with everyone who has been affected by the tragic events in Manchester.

If you are worried about anyone who might be missing, you can call the dedicated helpline on 0800 096 0095.

Local health services are still operating as normal and patients, service users, and carers should continue to attend appointments as planned.  

NHS staff are working with partners across Greater Manchester to provide vital support to staff and people affected by these tragic events.

The national government website contains the latest public information on urgent advice and support -click here

Transport for Greater Manchester is providing updates regarding road closures and temporary transport diversions and delays. You can find out more on the TfGM website and from @OfficialTfGM on Twitter.

Greater Manchester Police is appealing for any images or footage from last night that may help in their investigation.  Please upload these to or

For more information and updates follow


Support with mental wellbeing

The emotional effects of this tragic incident will be felt by survivors, bereaved families, friends, emergency services, health care workers, and the general public.  If you witnessed or lost someone in the attack you will most certainly have a strong reaction.  Reactions are likely to be strongest in those closest to the incident, who directly witnessed the aftermath and who were involved in the immediate care of victims.

Please refer to this information sheet for help and support with your mental wellbeing advice.

You can also contact Victim Support’s support line for Greater Manchester on 0161 200 1950.

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