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Fermanagh GP crisis ’15 years in the making’

Ederney GP Dr Brendan O’Hare has said that the GP crisis is ‘15 years in the making’ due to ‘poor central planning’ by The Department of Health. “We are in a crisis, it is actually beyond a crisis with regards to recruitment of new GPs and we in Fermanagh and Tyrone have a very large […]

Fears of creeping GP privatisation in Fermanagh

THERE are fears GP services in Fermanagh could be privatised, following the opening of a private surgery in Co Tyrone recently, in an area facing a similar GP crisis as here in the county. Last month, following the retirement of a well known local doctor in the town earlier in the year, the Duality Health […]

Derrylin meeting is held on future of GPs

A PUBLIC meeting has been organised to address concerns about GP provision in Fermanagh following the amalgamation of another three GP practices. Fermanagh Save our Services are holding the public meeting in Derrylin on Monday night in Clachan Court at 7pm to discuss the amalgamation of surgeries in Derrylin and Derrygonnelly surgery, along with the […]

Roslea left without a doctor as surgery closes

FOR the first time in 170 years, Roslea is facing the future without a doctor based in the area, as the surgery closes its doors this Saturday, April 15th. Those in need of a doctor in Roslea and surrounding areas will be forced to make round trips up to 35 miles to visit a doctor […]