Altnagelvin Area Hospital is a small hospital offering a wide range of services, including a 24-hour accident and emergency service. Presently, Altnagelvin Hospital has 508 beds, a mix of inpatient and day cases. The hospital is currently undergoing a huge redevelopment programme, ensuring it is up to date in all the latest departments, surgical wards, theatres and much more.
On-site, there are 2 coffee shops, a restaurant, shop, telephones and bank machines. There is also help and support and a chaplaincy service available if required.
The hospital is part of the Western Health and Social Care Trust, which has hospitals located throughout the west of Northern Ireland. They promote employ 12,500 staff and spend £588 million every year in delivering health care services to its patients. Their purpose is to provide the highest quality patient-focused health and social care services by presenting clients with well-trained staff with high morale. This includes primary care and older people’s services, women and children services, adult mental, health and learning disability services and acute services.