His Royal Highness Prince Of Wales Officially Opens Omagh Hospital And Primary Care Complex

13/06/2018

His Royal Highness Prince Of Wales Officially Opens Omagh Hospital And Primary Care ComplexHRH Prince of Wales has officially opened the Western Trust Omagh Hospital and Primary Care Complex today, Wednesday 13 June 2018. On arrival HRH Prince of Wales was greeted by Lord Lieutenant of County Tyrone, Mr Robert Scott.

The £105m Omagh Hospital and Primary Care Complex opened on 20 June 2017 and was designed with the needs of patients and clients in mind.

Mr Niall Birthistle, Western Trust Chairman said: “The fabulous new facility provides clinical care and treatment to patients and clients in modern, well designed surroundings, using the latest technologies and equipment.  It provides hospital and community healthcare services previously delivered in the Tyrone County Hospital. Four GP Practices are also located within the complex with all primary, secondary and community healthcare services conveniently located within the one building.”

Inside, HRH Prince of Wales met with dignitaries and listened to a short overview of the hospital, before engaging in a tour of the hospital.

HRH Prince of Wales accompanied by Mr Birthistle and Western Trust Chief Executive Dr Anne Killgallen, met with a range of Trust staff including those who cared for casualties of the Omagh bomb, before viewing the renal unit,  palliative care ward, cardiac assessment/urgent care and treatment centre, GP practice space and the Macmillian information hub.

Following a few words of welcome Mr Birthistle invited HRH Prince of Wales to unveil a plaque marking the official opening of the hospital.