Pig farm protesters in appeal for crossborder support

A LOCAL community group has been lobbying neighbouring councils south of the border for help objecting to a proposed pig farm. Around 60 people turned out for a meeting organised by the Derrylin Community Association at St Ninnidh’s Hall last Thursday, which focused mainly on a planning application for a piggery close to the village. […]

Derrylin meeting is held on future of GPs

A PUBLIC meeting has been organised to address concerns about GP provision in Fermanagh following the amalgamation of another three GP practices. Fermanagh Save our Services are holding the public meeting in Derrylin on Monday night in Clachan Court at 7pm to discuss the amalgamation of surgeries in Derrylin and Derrygonnelly surgery, along with the […]

Second public meeting for medical imaging services

FOLLOWING public pressure here in Fermanagh, the Department of Health has organised a second public meeting on the future of medical imaging services at SWAH and have extended the consultation deadline. A public meeting was held in into a region-wide review into modernising medical imaging services such as X-ray and MRI scanning at Enniskillen Townhall […]

Fight to save our stroke unit steps up a gear

THE FIGHT to save the stroke unit at South West Acute Hospital (SWAH) stepped up a gear this week with a large crowd attending a public meeting in Enniskillen on Monday night. Stroke survivors, carers, relatives, union reps, health care staff, carers and concerned members of the public packed out the meeting in Enniskillen to […]

Crunch meeting on growing fears over doctors crisis

A PUBLIC meeting has been planned for the Donn Carragh Hotel, Lisnaskea this Friday, 6th January (at 7.30pm) to highlight concerns about the future of local GP surgeries. To date, the GP surgery in Maguiresbridge has closed and patients requiring attention are being diverted to two named doctors on a Brookeborough phone number. Its closure […]

Public meeting to campaign against care home closure

A PUBLIC MEETING will take place on Tuesday May 5 against the proposed closure of Creamery House care home in Kesh. The proposals were revealed a number of weeks in a document detailing cost-cutting measures that the Western Trust has proposed as part of £13m worth of savings that must be made in the next […]