Student Sarah is in the slow lane!

A STUDENT is preparing to spread some festive charity cheer by driving a vintage tractor all the way from Fermanagh to Co Derry. Sarah Connolly is taking on the task to raise funds to deliver aid to Romanian orphanages and care homes. The 17-year-old was born in and spent her early years in Enniskillen but […]

Caring for the elderly doesn’t stop at Christmas

Ann Keaney is Deputy Sister on Ward 6 and will be among those caring for elderly patients at one of SWAH’s busiest departments this Christmas. For those spending Christmas in hospital, Dr O’Hare says staff go out of their way to be make it as special as possible. Sadly, in rural areas like Fermanagh, societal […]

Santa’s special stop-off to young patients

For those youngsters spending Christmas in hospital, staff like Consultant Paediatrician Dr Ray Nethercott try to make it as special as possible. Across all departments, all of the staff make things as festive as they can – the wards are decorated, patients are treated to a Christmas dinner and staff dress up. “Christmas can be […]