Accepting the ‘keys’ to new Omagh Hospital and Primary Care Complex

11/05/2017

Accepting the ‘keys’ to new Omagh Hospital and Primary Care Complex The Western Trust is delighted to accept the keys to the new £110 million Omagh Hospital and Primary Care Complex. McLaughlin & Harvey completed construction and have formally handed the building over to the Western Trust.

Western Trust Director of Strategic Capital Development, Alan Moore said: “This is a major milestone for health care provision in the Western Trust and in particular for the Omagh community and I am proud to accept the keys to this state-of-the-art hospital and primary care complex I would like to pay tribute to everyone who has been involved in the planning and construction of this magnificent hospital who have worked hard to ensure that it has been built to the highest standards.”

He added: “Now that the Western Trust has taken ownership of the building, the programme for stocking and equipping the hospital begins.  Our staff are already undergoing the necessary training and familiarisation, in preparation for the transition to the new facility.

Western Trust staff will now be working tirelessly to ensure everything is in place to begin treating patients on the 20 June 2017. We look forward to continuing to deliver a high quality service to the people of Omagh and the surrounding areas for many years to come.”

Alan McKee, Senior Construction Director, McLaughlin & Harvey said: “We are delighted to be here today recognising the achievement of construction completion reached on 8th May . This has been achieved through an excellent working relationship between the Western Trust, McLaughlin & Harvey and design team led by Todd Architects.  The Western Trust now has a fabulous facility in a magnificent location which everyone connected with is justifiably proud of.”

Professor Ronan O Hare, Assistant Director of Acute Services said: “The goal of opening the new hospital in six weeks’ time is in sight and staff are very excited about moving to this brand new facility. The Omagh Hospital and Primary Care Complex will offer the most modern clinical practices using the latest technologies which will enhance the way care is delivered to patients. The new hospital will provide a wide range of hospital services in line with the comprehensive services currently provided at the Tyrone County Hospital. We are planning for the safe and smooth transfer of patients and staff from the Tyrone County Hospital to the new hospital on 20 June 2017 and would like to thank the public for their continued support and cooperation.”

For further information on the new Omagh Hospital and Primary Care Complex click here.