Lisnaskea Surgery hits back at closure claims

MAPLE HEALTHCARE has hit back at reports that the Lisnaskea-based GP Practice is on the brink of closure. Last weekend, it was reported that the Department of Health confirmed that Maple had handed its contract back to them. The Department confirmed that services would continue at the practice for the next six months. A spokeswoman told […]

Permanent solution to Maple crisis must be found

SINN Féin’s Áine Murphy has called on the Department of Health and the Western Trust to ensure that a permanent solution is found for patients and families of Maple Healthcare GP practice in Lisnaskea. The Fermanagh and South Tyrone MLA was speaking following reports highlighting the uncertainty of the practice’s future. Murphy insisted that everything must […]

Progress on new Lisnaskea health centre must speed up

The design plans for the new £18.5million Lisnaskea Health Centre will be completed by November this year. Health Minister Robin Swann – in response to a question from Fermanagh & South Tyrone MLA Aine Murphy – stated that the Western Trust has advised that the design work for the new building that will be on […]

Lisnaskea health centre tipped for former school site

THE old Lisnaskea High School is one step closer to becoming the site of the town’s much needed new health centre.  A new centre is desperately needed in Lisnaskea, where Maple Healthcare is currently catering for thousands of extra patients due to the closure of nearby surgeries. The old High School site has been approved […]


School site set for green light health centre

THE OLD Lisnaskea High School is being seriously considered as the site of the town’s much-needed new health centre.   At the recent meeting of the Western Trust’s Pathfinder project in Lisnaskea deputy chief executive Kieran Downey said the Trust was considering the site as the location of the new centre, in response to a […]

Local GP practices wins top award

THE Maple Group GP practice based in Lisnaskea Health Centre has received the award, the highest ‘College’ accolade for quality practice from the Royal College of GPs, Northern Ireland.