Fermanagh’s Dr Treacy’s methods are ‘used worldwide’

GARRISON doctor Patrick Treacy has been hit the international headlines once again. Dr Patrick Treacy, who rose to fame after he formed a close relationship with pop music icon Michael Jackson, has been lauded by the Los Angeles Times for his role and progression in aesthetics. Recently, he received ‘global recognition’ for his ingenious use […]

SWAH surgery removal putting pressure on ambulances

THERE is concern the removal of emergency general surgery (EGS) from the SWAH is putting pressure on the local ambulance service, with hundreds of patients needing transferred to from Enniskillen to Altnagelvin last year. Figures obtained by Save Our Acute Services (SOAS) show that from January 2023 to January 2024 the NI Ambulance Service (NIAS) […]

Fermanagh minors floored by suspected food poisoning

AS if defeat to Donegal last Wednesday evening didn’t leave Fermanagh minor footballers feeling bad enough, they felt even sicker soon after it. This was due to a bout of suspected food poisoning that spread through the squad and their management team, which forced their match against Cavan in the Ulster Minor League in Derrygonnelly last Saturday to be called off. The majority of the […]

COLUMN: A meditation for anxiety

WHEN we are feeling anxious it can be difficult to break that cycle in both the mind and body. Anxious thoughts or fears causes the body to pump out certain chemicals, because the body believes that it is under threat. One way to try and break the cycle is to keep focusing on your breath. With […]

Making sure every voice is counted

FOLLOWING the deep disappointment when over 30,000 Fermanagh voices were recorded as one consultation response by the Western Trust, Save Our Acute Services (SOAS) was determined to make sure every voice is counted this time around. Early last year SOAS embarked on a passionate campaign to engage the people of Fermanagh with the Trust’s consultation on the removal of […]