A SOCIAL Security (Terminal Illness) Bill which was recently passed will improve the support that is provided to those who are terminally ill here in Fermanagh, by extending the current six-month criteria to 12 months. The ‘Herald previously reported that the Law Centre NI had brought a case forward on behalf of Derrylin woman, Lorraine […]
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 […]
‘Our family grew stronger in face of awful disease’
IT WAS Christmas time of 2013 that the first real symptoms began to show for Paul O’Hara.