Appeal to new Health Minister comes following a report which called for debate on future of SWAH maternity services.
CHILDREN aged between 12 and 15 years old will be offered a first dose of the Covid-19 vaccine shortly. According to the North’s chief medical officer, Michael McBride, children will “benefit” from the dose after concerns over the impact that missing face-to-face school has had on the emotional and physical health of young people. “Education […]
THE CROSS-border health scheme, which has benefited many in Fermanagh but had fallen victim to Brexit, has been reinstated by the Executive in a bid to tackle ever-growing waiting lists. As reported in the Herald earlier this year, the EU directive on cross-border health, which saw many local patients travel south for hip replacements and […]
The Department of Health has published guidance on the coronavirus restrictions. The Executive announced on 28 May that guidance on the regulations would be published and this is now available on the Department of Health website. The guidance sets out in one document what the restrictions mean for individuals, for businesses and for other bodies […]
The Western Trust have repeatedly stressed that they intend to keep the unit open
Fears that services at SWAH may be cut in major shake-up
Over 1,200 people are diagnosed with cancer each year in the Western Trust area
Michelle O’Neill said local MLAs were to blame for ‘scaremongering’
Michelle O’Neill under fire over controversial letter on future of SWAH services
Minister O’Neill has been criticised for comments she made in a letter sent to local councillors about resources at South West Acute Hospital.