SMOKE ALERT: 21 PATIENTS MOVED OUT OF WARD AT ALTNAGELVIN HOSPITAL
Over 20 patients were transferred from a ward at Altnagelvin Hospital this morning after smoke was reported to be coming from a bed pan washer.
The Western Trust said 21 patients were safely transferred from Ward 5 and had been resettled elsewhere within the hospital.
The Trust said it was “envisaged that the ward will return to normal business later today.”
A spokesperson added: “The Western Trust would like to thank its staff and the Emergency Services for their prompt response to the incident.”