STAFF AT Maple Healthcare in Lisnaskea have agreed to meet local councillors to determine if any “positive changes” can be made in relation to patients’ concerns over not being able to arrange an appointment with their GP. A statement issued to the Herald said the practice, representatives from the Health and Social Care Board and […]
Location of SWAH big issue for recruiting health professionals
A MOTHER has hit out after she was left waiting for hours for a call back as there was no doctor on duty at the local Out of Hours GP service. The woman, who did not wish to be named, contacted the Herald after the incident earlier this month. “We said it was an emergency […]
“I’m afraid the people of Fermangh will pay a heavy price”
GPs could be set to leave the NHS in protest of a lack of action on the current crisis in general practice.
A PUBLIC meeting has been planned for the Donn Carragh Hotel, Lisnaskea this Friday, 6th January (at 7.30pm) to highlight concerns about the future of local GP surgeries. To date, the GP surgery in Maguiresbridge has closed and patients requiring attention are being diverted to two named doctors on a Brookeborough phone number. Its closure […]
FERMANAGH could be left with only five GP practices serving the whole county by 2021, doctors have warned this week. The stark message from the General Practitioners Committee means 13 of the 18 GP practices in Fermanagh could close, leaving patients having to travel up to 40 miles to see a doctor. With no GPs […]