“There is something almost sinister about the fact almost 4,000 signatures and consultations have disappeared.”
FEARS are growing for what an impending report may recommend for the future of stroke services at SWAH. Local stroke campaigners are currently investigating figures revealed in a response to a Freedom of Information (FOI) request placed by Herald with the Department of Health. The Herald had asked how many responses had been received from […]
THERE are just two days left for the people of Fermanagh to oppose the closure of the Stroke Unit at South West Acute Hospital. Since 2016, fears have been growing about the future of the stroke unit at SWAH and this is the last chance for people to submit their views to have their say […]
THE consultation which could close the stroke unit at South West Acute Hospital has been extended for the third time. The deadline for the consultation on ‘reshaping stroke care’ has now been moved from August 2nd until August 30th. The consultation, which is being carried out by the Department of Health includes six options on […]
THE loss of the stroke unit at SWAH will also result in the loss of experienced staff in the Western Trust, warned an experienced physiotherapist. Ciaran Daly, a clinical specialist physiotherapist who has worked in the stroke services for more than 20 years spoke out at the meeting to oppose the closure of SWAH’s stroke […]
Fermanagh people are urged to come out in force ahead of tonight’s crucial public meeting on the future of Enniskillen’s under threat stroke unit. There are growing concerns that the stroke unit at SWAH will be closed or downgraded as part of a major review – a move which could result in fatalities if crucial […]
PEOPLE have been urged to come out in force once again to defend SWAH’s stroke unit. The Department of Health has announced a public meeting on proposals to ‘reshape’ stroke services across the North which will be held at the Killyhevlin Hotel, Enniskillen on June 19 at 7pm. The consultation includes six options with four […]
THE review expected to seal the fate of the stroke unit at the South West Acute Hospital, whether for good or ill, is due to be released this month. It’s almost exactly two years since the Herald revealed the state-of-the-art unit, rated as one of the best of its kind in Europe, was under threat […]
Around 3,000 responses to the consultation survey were received from the Fermanagh Save our Services lobby group.
Public consultation on controversial proposals will take place on Monday next, September 11 at 6.30pm at the Killyhevlin Hotel.