Lee wins first battle in fight for vaccine priority

AN ENNISKILLEN man with a rare genetic disorder has won High Court permission to challenge the Department of Health and the Western Trust over their prioritisation of the vaccination programme. In January this year, the Herald reported how Lee Martin resorted to legal action in an attempt to be fast-tracked for a Covid-19 vaccine. His […]

Terminally ill woman ‘forced to fight for her benefits’

DERRYLIN WOMAN Lorraine Cox who suffers with Motor Neurone Disease has made a stand to challenge the legal definition of a terminal illness after she she says she was ‘refused access’ to a fast-tracked disability allowance due to the uncertainty over how long she has to live. Lorraine was required to still look for work […]