Current GP situation “unsustainable”

THERE have been renewed calls for health chiefs to meet with local representatives over ongoing issues of GP cover in the county, following the recent chaos in Lisnaskea.  The town’s Maple Health Centre was already under pressure even before it saw its patient load significantly increase with GP retirements and the closure of other surgeries […]

Concern neonatal unit could still be under threat

THE people of Fermanagh have been urged against complacency when it comes to protecting our services at SWAH, and have been warned that previously proposed cuts could be imposed in future. Speaking at last week’s Western Trust Board extraordinary meeting in Derry, which came after the Trust received additional funding meaning they will not have […]

Yet another setback for SWAH linked to sick leave

THERE are currently no consultants working within the respiratory and lung cancer services in Fermanagh, the Herald has learned. Ahead of tomorrow night’s meeting about proposed cuts to the services at South West Acute Hospital, the Trust has confirmed that there are ongoing issues affecting the provision of respiratory services across the Western Trust, particularly […]