Maternity restrictions to continue at SWAH

MATERNITY restrictions at SWAH will continue to be in place until further notice according to the Western Trust, despite urgent calls for the Department of Health (DoH) to review the situation. A spokesperson for the Trust told the Herald, “The Western Health and Social Care Trust is continuing to operate in accordance with Guidelines set […]

Almost half of patients waiting over a year for appoint

WAITING times for health appointments and procedures have grown since the start of the pandemic, but the Health Minister has warned patients should expect to wait even longer as the crisis drags on.  The stark reality of the impact Covid-19 has been having on our health service has been officially laid bare in the Department […]

Massive surge in local Covid cases

FERMANAGH has recorded its highest number of positive Covid cases in a single week, with more than twice as many positive test results in the past seven days than in the entire first nine months of the pandemic combined. The total number of people to have tested positive in the Fermanagh and Omagh District has […]