Work on new Lisnaskea health centre due to begin

TWO decades after first being proposed, work is finally due to begin on a new health centre for Lisnaskea this summer. However, with the estimated cost of the state-of-the-art building now almost twice originally anticipated, fresh approval will be needed before the project can begin. Having first being proposed in the early 2000s, and with plans progressing […]

Fears SWAH could lose acute status

CONCERN is growing that the South West Acute Hospital (SWAH) could lose its ‘acute’ status, after it emerged the Western Trust is considering changing the name of the hospital. Recently released minutes from a meeting of the SWAH Strategic Development Group – which was set up by the Trust to oversee the future development of the Enniskillen hospital […]

Enniskillen aesthetic clinic claims top award

THE owner and founder of an Enniskillen based aesthetic clinic has praised the local community for ‘supporting and accepting’ her after her business claimed one of the most prestigious awards in the industry. Over a decade ago, Dr Pimpisa Taleongpong made the difficult decision to leave her home in Thailand to pursue her ambition of […]

Vets may be facing prospect of medicine rationing

ISSUES with the flow of supply in veterinary medicine has left local vets facing up to rationing during what is one of the busiest seasons of the farming calendar. Local vet Innes Redmond of Lakeland Veterinary Services, with practices in Derrygonnelly and Belleek outlined challenges in getting essential products such as surgical scrubs and local […]