A FERMANAGH jobseeker has told the Herald that the job centre offered him work experience picking up litter for £10 a week on top of his dole money. The Department for Communities’ “Work Experience Programme” – also known as “dole plus £10” – is offered on a voluntary basis to unemployed people. The scheme has been […]
THERE is concern over the reduction of rural library services in Fermanagh over the summer, with both the mobile library service and the ‘Homecall’ service cut completely for the month of July. Since 2014 there has only been one mobile library providing services to rural Fermanagh, with the service supplemented by the Homecall service which […]
CONCERN has been voiced that the bonfire culture could make an welcome return to Enniskillen’s estates if the Council does not take back control of the Halloween fireworks display. Last week’s Herald reported that the town’s business community had stepped in to organise this year’s show after the Council said they would not be putting […]
The Department has confirmed to the Herald elective surgeons could be able to carry out emergency procedures if needed.
New Department surgery conditions hamper chances of saving services
“There are a lot of aspects of the Noah Donahoe case that raise serious questions about those in authority.”
There are fears for the impact the removal of acute surgery would have on many other SWAH services.
‘There appears to be no certainty over the funding regarding the upgrading of Enniskillen Library.’
“It would indefensible to shut down emergency surgery at SWAH.”
Public sector trade union NIPSA has expressed its concern at the review into surgical services at the SWAH.