Health professionals face the brunt of Covid-19

EDERNEY PHARMACIST Oran McGee is one of the very few people who has, not only worked on the frontline during a global pandemic, but somehow found the time to scoop up a Championship medal with his St Joseph’s side, in the midst of all the chaos. Eight months on the from the first outbreak of Covid-19, the 24-year-old […]

Testing times: the SWAH lab workers key to saving lives

Testing is central to the battle to contain Covid-19 and Enniskillen’s Caoimhe Quigley gives an insight into the invaluable work being carried out at SWAH laboratories.   Can you explain the role biomedical scientists in the fight against the virus. Biomedical scientists and Healthcare Science Assistants work in healthcare laboratories diagnosing diseases and evaluating the […]


Answering the call: retired nurse returns to frontline

FRANCIS Smith, a former sister over the Critical Care Unit at SWAH has came out of retirement in order to help her colleagues in one of the toughest and most frightening battles she has faced in a career that spans over 29 years.  Speaking to the Herald about this experience and coming back to the […]