Altnagelvin Area Hospital

Contact Information:
Altnagelvin Area Hospital
Glenshane Road
BT47 6SB

Tel: (028) 7134 5171


Altnagelvin Area Hospital is an acute hospital which offers a range of services, including a 24-hour Accident and Emergency Department and is one of Northern Ireland's five designated cancer units. It has 472 inpatient beds and 36 day case beds.

Altnagelvin Area Hospital is currently undergoing a major redevelopment programme and information regarding location of services, specialty wards will be subject to change over the lifetime of the project.

The main hospital building consists of a tower block with a number of adjoining new extensions accommodating the outpatients department, day case unit, medical imaging, theatres, surgical wards, maternity ward, oncology unit, physiotherapy department. There are also separate buildings such as the Renal Unit, Spruce House, Anderson House, Breast Screening Unit and the laboratories and pharmacy building.  These are all signposted throughout the site. For information about the services provided at Altnagelvin Hospital visit Our Services section.


There are a number of entrances to the hospital:

  • Tower Block (Front)
  • Tower Block (Rear)
  • Wards 19 to 23
  • Outpatients Department
  • Day Case Unit
  • Accident and Emergency Department (Rear)
  • South Wing (Rear)

From 9.30 pm, access to the hospital is via the Accident and Emergency entrance only.


All wards / departments are signposted throughout the hospital. If you require assistance, please ask at the reception desk which is located in the front hall. 

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