Altnagelvin’s Ward 20 expected to reopen today following ceiling leak


Patients in Altnagelvin Hospital have had to be moved after a leak took place in Ward 20.

A spokesperson for the Western Trust confirmed that a number of patients have been transferred to the Day Case area and other wards within Altnagelvin Hospital following a water leak at Ward 20 on Sunday.

“The reason for the leak is still being investigated,” the spokesperson said. “Patients were transferred for their own comfort and safety whilst engineers worked to fix any damage within the Ward.

“It is anticipated that the affected patients will return to Ward 20 later today.”