Second public meeting for medical imaging services

FOLLOWING public pressure here in Fermanagh, the Department of Health has organised a second public meeting on the future of medical imaging services at SWAH and have extended the consultation deadline. A public meeting was held in into a region-wide review into modernising medical imaging services such as X-ray and MRI scanning at Enniskillen Townhall […]

JFK was a Fermanagh man!

THE PEOPLE of Knockninny and Kinawley recently learned of their close connection to one of the most famous political figures of all time, 35th president of the United States, John Fitzgerald Kennedy. While much is known about the Kennedy and Fitzgerald connections here in Ireland, much less is known about JFK’s Cox connection. Until now, […]

Son asks people to look out for others after dads death

  THE son of a man who died suddenly over the Christmas period has urged people to ‘take a minute out of every day to ask a friend, family member or neighbour how they are and how their day has been.’ Forty-seven-year-old Martin Logan died suddenly at a flat on the Cornagrade Road area last […]

‘No show’ patients costs SWAH over £3 million

MORE than 18,000 people failed to show up for appointments at SWAH clinics between January and October in 2017 alone, costing the hospital over £3 million. Non-attendance at appointments, or people cancelling on the day of their appointment, at consultant-led clinics is a massive problem at the hospital. A total of 18,204 patients did not […]

Dykes hopeful of a better 2018 for Ballinamallard

Of all of Ballinamallard’s festive fixtures, probably the visit of Crusaders to Ferney Park was the one bearing the least weight of expectation. It went as per the form book, although Ballinamallard did make their Crues sing for their supper, holding them scoreless in the first half. The loss of newly recruited defender Ryan O’Reilly […]