Fears SWAH may be downgraded

THERE are fears the South West Acute Hospital (SWAH) could be downgraded to a “glorified clinic” after the Western Trust warned the hospital’s ever-shrinking acute surgery workforce was approaching unsafe levels. It had been expected that the acute surgery service, also known as emergency surgery, would be withdrawn this week, which would result in Fermanagh […]


THE future of services at the South West Acute Hospital are in the spotlight again this week following the publication of another report on transforming healthcare here.  One trade union official has told the Herald that “without doubt” the Bengoa report raises concerns about the level of treatments that will be available in Enniskillen.   […]

Edith relishes her role at the heart of the hospital

EDITH Dillon is the lead pharmacy technician for admissions to the South West Acute Hospital, specialising in the preparation and dispensing of medicines for patients both on arrival and when being discharged. It’s a role she thoroughly enjoys, interacting with both patients and ward staff on a daily basis. A former pupil of Enniskillen Collegiate […]