Emergency Care & Medicine Services

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Dermatology

We provide both inpatient and outpatient Dermatology Services to the Western Trust Area.

 

General Medicine

There are four general medical wards, two in Altnagelvin and two in the South West Acute Hospital.

 

Cardiology

Cardiology services are provided at Altnagelvin, the South West Acute Hospital and Tyrone County Hospital sites. Inpatient and Coronary Care Unit facilities are in Altnagelvin and the South West Acute Hospital, with an assessment service in Omagh

 

Neurology

Our Neurology service is supported by a visiting service from Belfast

 

Respiratory

We have a Respiratory ward on Altnagelvin site providing a range of respiratory services.  There are Consultant Respiratory Physicians on both the Altnagelvin and South West Acute Hospital sites.  There are also nurse specialists on all three Hospitals sites across the Trust.

 

Rheumatology

Western Trust wide service provided by Consultant Rheumatologists and Nurse Specialist.  The Trust is continuing to develop the service for people in the western trust area.

 

Nephrology

There are two Renal Units within the Trust – Altnagelvin and Tyrone County Hospital – providing renal dialysis on a six day week basis.  Currently there are in-patient dialysis facilities (one station in each) on both the Altnagelvin and South West Acut Hospital sites. There is also a Home Therapies Renal Service providing Continuous Ambulatory Peritoneal Dialysis and Home Haemodialysis.

 

Diabetes

There is a diabetic service across the Trust provided by Consultants, Diabetic Nurse Specialists.  There is also a diabetic network manager in the Trust

 

Gastroenterology

Gastroenterology patients are seen both as inpatient and day case.  The service is led by Consultant staff.