Skea healthcentre moves closer as plans get green light

LISNASKEA Health Centre is one step closer to new beginnings after health officials gave the go-ahead for work to commence on relocating the Maple Healthcare centre to the old site of the Lisnaskea High School at the opposite end of the town.  Local MLA, Sean Lynch welcomed the decision after liaising with the DoH (department […]

Health workers ‘deserve better than 3% pay rise’

FERMANAGH HEALTH workers, who recently voted overwhelmingly in support of strike action, “deserve better” than the Department of Health’s latest pay offer.   That’s according to Unison, which has around 2,000 members here in the county, has rejected a £60 million pay deal for health and social care staff announced by the Department last month. […]

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Long treks for hospital visits linked to staff shortage

AT a time when SWAH is struggling to attract nursing staff, it has been revelaed  that the cost of attracting overseas nurses to the North is ‘ballooning’ as recruiting firms received £750,000 to fill nursing vacancies.  And a local health service campaigner has claimed that the growing number of Fermanagh people having to travel to […]