The next event takes place in Belcoo on Tuesday evening.
SWAH campaigners challenge Department statement
“The Fermanagh and Tyrone community is unwilling to accept being treated as second-class citizens.”
SWAH consultation events kick off tonight
There will be public events in Enniskillen, Lisnaskea, Irvinestown and Belcoo over the coming week.
SWAH ‘consolation prize’ blasted as ‘disgraceful’
THE new elective surgery unit for overnight patients at the South West Acute Hospital (SWAH) has been blasted as a “disgraceful consolation prize”. Announced by the Western Trust, the new unit has its first patients this week in a move to help the Health Service in the North reduce waiting lists for surgical procedures. However, […]
Positive vibes for ‘glass half full’ Coná!
IN FOCUS… Coná Gallagher! Coná Gallagher runs the dipsnhips Instagram page which promotes wild swimming and all things body positivity. She recently took part in a modelling shoot for Fintona business Moody Activewear. Coná answered our ’20 Questions’ in this week’s paper! What is your greatest strength? My ability to see the positive in […]
Public asked to ‘play your part’ in easing health pressures
Patients have been asked to use services most appropriate for their condition, and to stay at home if they have symptoms of a respiratory infection.
SWAH nurses next to protest on picket lines
NURSES from the South West Acute Hospital (SWAH) in Enniskillen took part in two day-long strikes for more pay in the past week. Thousands of nurses took to the picket lines at hospitals across the North last Thursday and yesterday (Tuesday). Despite the wintery conditions, nurses of all ages and levels were out in force at the SWAH throughout the two days of protests. Independent […]
Patient slams the removal of emergency surgery
“People can make changes if there are enough numbers.”
SWAH cut – Fermanagh patients 8% more likely to die
Almost all of the population of Fermanagh is now outside the ‘golden hour’ of access to emergency life-saving surgery.