Every GP practice at risk of collapsing

EVERY GP practice in Fermanagh is currently “vulnerable to a possible collapse”, with the dire situation facing local general practice only set to worsen in the months ahead. That is the stark message from Dr Paul Bradley, chairman of the South West GP Federation which represents doctors in the Fermanagh and Omagh area, who has warned urgent “action is needed now to […]

Stormont collapse could put rural healthcare into turmoil

THE collapse of Stormont could have a detrimental impact on rural healthcare services here in Fermanagh warns one local councillor. Speaking to the Herald after a recent public meeting with staff from Maple healthcentre based in Lisnaskea, Cllr Eamon Keenan revealed that funding allocated by the department of health to provide multidisciplinary teams (MDTs) to […]