New scheme to steer patients away from GPs

A NEW Pharmacy First Scheme is in the initial stages of being rolled out across Fermanagh. The scheme aims to help displace unnecessary GP appointments by inviting patients to seek a consultation with a pharmacist first. The service which came into operation on 1 December caters for those with sore throats, colds or flu-like aliments. […]

Local GP practices wins top award

THE Maple Group GP practice based in Lisnaskea Health Centre has received the award, the highest ‘College’ accolade for quality practice from the Royal College of GPs, Northern Ireland.