Former nurses stepping up to play their part

LOCAL nurses who have left the profession, whether for retirement or to take up new jobs, are currently re-registering so they can play their part in combating the coronavirus.  Across the country and the world former medical workers are stepping up and getting ready to return to the frontline to help in the battle against […]

Warning over killer drug

AN addiction professional has urged people against using the killer drug Fentanyl which has claimed its very victim in Fermanagh. Fentanyl is an opioid that can be up to 50 times stronger than heroin. It has already claimed hundreds of thousands of lives in the USA, where its effects have devastated entire communities. Sadly, the […]

Irvinestown Healthy Living Centre awarded £364,000

THE Arc Healthy Living Centre in Irvinestown has been awarded £364,000 after winning the contract for the Enniskillen / West Fermanagh area following a competitive tendering exercise. This health and well-being hub will work on a cross border basis, facilitating people to improve their health and well-being in areas such as physical activity, mental health, […]

Addiction service clocked up hundreds of home visits

OVER the three summer months, ARC Healthy Living Centre’s Solace Project in Irvinestown clocked up a massive 650 home visits to those who are battling addiction. The Solace programme offers support to those who are struggling with addiction and aims to reduce the harm addiction can cause.    Senior Manager at ARC Healthy Living Centre, […]