Patricia Donald

Tributes to woman who dedicated life to helping others

TRIBUTES have poured in as the people here mourn the loss of Patricia Donald, a community campaigner who dedicated her life to helping others. Patricia (80) a retired nurse, passed away peacefully at SWAH on Thursday following a short illness. Born in Dublin and raised in Cork, Patricia undertook nursing training in the Royal Victoria […]

Concerns raised over safety issues at nursing home

THE Graan Abbey Nursing Home has been issued with two failure to comply notices after issues related to medicine management were highlighted. The latest inspection carried out on 27 November by the Regulation and Quality Improvement Authority (RQIA) reported that “management of medicines was not robust”. The report raised concerns by flagging areas where the […]

Fears for the future of elderly as care home closes

CONCERNS have been raised about the provision of care for Fermanagh’s elderly after a care home in Enniskillen has announced it’s closure due to staff shortages.  Drumclay Care Home currently has 34 residents and families impacted were told about the closure at a meeting last Wednesday night.  The home, which is owned by Ebbay Ltd […]