Northern Ireland Health Group
On the 17th September 2008, the Northern Ireland Health Group (NIHG) were appointed as Preferred Bidder by the Western Health and Social Care Trust to Design, Construct, Finance and Manage the new Acute Hospital for the South West of Northern Ireland.

This project represents a major investment in Developing Better Services for Healthcare in Northern Ireland.


NIHG is a collection of highly skilled companies, and through these companies we combine international experience with local Northern Irish expertise, and therein a commitment the NIHG personnel delivering healthcare facilities are those who ultimately depend upon them.

The organisations forming the Northern Ireland Health Group have been involved in the healthcare sector in the UK and overseas over recent decades.  The careful selection of our consortium means each organisation brings both company know how, and personnel specific capabilities.

The new 312 bed Acute Hospital is located in Enniskillen, County Fermanagh.  The Hospital will provide essential health and social care for the people living in the Western Trust Area.

This project redefines the provision of hospital care in the UK and Ireland and achieves new standards for hospital design and amenity. The facility will be experienced by patients, public and staff as a series of well designed and considered departments and public spaces that are animated by sunshine and daylight with continuous views of landscape and rural surroundings. The environment will be reassuringly un-institutional and yet provide an exemplary and flexible clinical facility.

Click here to see the latest progress photographs for the New Acute Hosptial for the Southwest.

26l07l12 ***NEW*** Creche Provider - Toddle In 2 - Open Day
Toddle In Day Nursery are delighted to announce Toddle In 2 will be the Crèche Provider for New South West Acute Hospital. The crèche is now officially open will be holding an open day on Saturday 4th August from 12.00 to 3.00pm in the new state of the art purpose built facility. Click on read more to find out further information....
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21l05l12 Western Trust accept ‘keys’ to new South West Acute Hospital
The Western Health and Social Care Trust (Western Trust) is delighted to accept the keys to the new £276m South West Acute Hospital. Northern Ireland Health Care Group (NIHG) completed their three year construction programme this week and have formally handed the building over to the Western Trust.....
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04l05l12 Crèche at new South West Acute Hospital is a real ”sister act”
As the new South West Acute Hospital in Enniskillen prepares to open its doors within weeks, five local sisters are preparing to open the crèche within it.
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03l04l12 £800,000 MRI Scanner arrives at the new South West Acute Hospital
Western Trust’s commitment to delivering a high quality service to patients is highlighted this week with the arrival of a new £800,000 MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) Scanner at the new South West Acute Hospital.
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01l02l11 Poots ‘hugely impressed’ by new South West Acute Hospital
Health Minister Edwin Poots today inspected the ongoing construction of Northern Ireland’s new state-of-the-art hospital and saw for himself how patient care will be delivered using the very latest technology......
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23l12l11 Contractors celebrate as hospital nears completion
Contractors working on the new acute hospital for the South West in Enniskillen were today thanked for all their efforts in building the hospital on time and on budget. The £276 million project will receive its first patients in just six months time as it opens its doors on the 22nd June 2012....
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