Emergency Care and Medicine Services
Information on Emergency Departments
We provide both inpatient and outpatient Dermatology Services to the Western Trust Area.
There are four general medical wards, 2 in Altnagelvin Hospital and 2 in the South West Acute Hospital.
Cardiology services are provided at Altnagelvin Hospital, South West Acute Hospital and Omagh Hospital and Primary Care Complex sites. Inpatient and Coronary Care Unit facilities are in Altnagelvin Hospital and the South West Acute Hospital, with a Cardiac Assessment Unit in Omagh Hospital.
Our Neurology service is supported by a visiting service from Belfast
We have a Respiratory ward in Altnagelvin Hospital providing a range of respiratory services. There are Consultant Respiratory Physicians on both the Altnagelvin Hospital and South West Acute Hospitals. There are also nurse specialists on all 3 Hospitals sites across the Trust.
Western Trust wide service provided by Consultant Rheumatologists and Nurse Specialist. The Trust is continuing to develop the service for people in the western trust area.
There are 2 Renal Units within the Trust – Altnagelvin Hospital and Omagh Hospital and Primary Care Complex – providing renal dialysis on a 6 day week basis. Currently there are in-patient dialysis facilities (one station in each) on both the Altnagelvin Hospital and South West Acute Hospitals. There is also a Home Therapies Renal Service providing Continuous Ambulatory Peritoneal Dialysis and Home Haemodialysis.
There is a diabetic service across the Trust provided by Consultants, Diabetic Nurse Specialists. There is also a diabetic network manager in the Trust
Gastroenterology patients are seen both as inpatient and day case. The service is led by Consultant staff.