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South West Acute Hospital Emergency Department

The Emergency Department at Enniskillen’s South West Acute Hospital looks after the most critically ill and major trauma patients from across a large geographical area in the south-west of the region.

For this reason, our department can get very busy, and long waits are at times unavoidable depending on how serious your issue is. Please remember that the most seriously ill patients and those with life-threatening injuries and illnesses will be dealt with first.

If you find yourself or someone else to be in a life-threatening or emergency situation, call 999 immediately.

If you have an urgent but not life-threatening matter and are considering visiting ED, we would ask you to call Phone First on 0300 020 6000 where medical professionals will triage your call and advise you of the best course of action for your particular circumstances.

To accommodate as many patients as we can, we ask that you come alone where possible, observe social distancing, and to co-operate fully with our staff who are doing their best in often difficult situations.

The Emergency Department at South West Acute Hospital is located to the right hand side of the main building, and is signposted from the entrance.

Getting to South West Acute Hospital

CRIS – Crisis  Resource and Information Support

If you are worried about your mental health, this card provides details of supports you can access.

CRIS – Fermanagh and Omagh areas

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