Cross-border health scheme reinstated

THE CROSS-border health scheme, which has benefited many in Fermanagh but had fallen victim to Brexit, has been reinstated by the Executive in a bid to tackle ever-growing waiting lists. As reported in the Herald earlier this year, the EU directive on cross-border health, which saw many local patients travel south for hip replacements and […]


Brexit has killed cross-border health scheme

IT HAS emerged the successful cross-border health initiative that helped many local patients get long-awaited treatment in the South has fallen victim to Brexit. As the consequences of the UK’s exit from the EU continue to become clear, it has emerged the initiative which allowed patients from the North to travel to the South and […]