Fears Covid focus may cost lives of cancer patients

CONCERN is growing that Fermanagh patients are missing out on crucial tests that could catch serious diseases before they become life-threatening, due to the Covid backlog. Over recent weeks a number of local GPs have told the Herald they are worried about the growing delays facing patients awaiting diagnostic tests and investigations, after many procedures […]

Contagion could result in alarming doctor shortage

IT IS ALREADY widely accepted that we have a chronic shortage of GPs in Fermanagh, but if the coronavirus spreads locally, the situation could get a lot worse.  With healthcare workers on the frontline, if the virus spreads locally it is inevitable some staff will come in contact with Covid-19 patients. If that happens, those […]