SWAH at full capacity as winter pressures hit hard

THE SOUTH West Acute Hospital is currently operating at full capacity, with patients currently having to wait to be admitted, however only a small percentage of its inpatients are being treated for Covid.  At the time of gong to print on Tuesday there were currently 20 Covid patients at SWAH, none of whom were being […]

Hospital plea to public as winter pressures hit hard

THE LOCAL health service is under serious pressure all year round but over the next few weeks the demand on services gets even more acute. So much so that the Western Trust is implementing what it describes as a ‘winter resilience plan’ for SWAH to ensure that those in greatest need get top priority.  Unscheduled […]