The patient at an acute mental health unit in Hillingdon injured in a fire is still in intensive care more than 24 hours later.
A fire broke out in the first floor of the Riverside Centre in Pield Heath Road near Hillingdon Hospital at around 9.25am
The patient was rushed to the hospital and was in intensive care receiving treatment for smoke inhalation.
Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust, which runs the facility, said on Tuesday afternoon (March 4) that the patient's condition had not changed.
A statement from the trust, released after the incident, said: “This morning there was a fire on Frays Ward at the Riverside Mental Health Unit in Hillingdon.
“The fire brigade and police were on the scene quickly and the incident is over.”
No other patients were injured during the incident but two staff suffered minor injuries and were back on duty later that day.
The corridor surrounding the bedroom were damaged by smoke and 12 patients were temporarily moved to other wards.
According to the trust, the ward will be fully operational again within two days.
A spokesman for London Fire Brigade said: “We were called at 9.25am and the incident was over for us at 11.36am.
“The first floor bedroom in the hospital was 10% damaged by fire.
“One adult was rescued by crews wearing breathing apparatus.”
Central and North West thanked staff and emergency services who dealt with the incident.
The trust are contacting families of all patients and anyone with concerns can call the Riverside Centre on 01895 891000.
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