The consultation on the future of emergency care closes on Friday.
Following huge local pressure, the review that could have seen the award-winning unit closed has been abandoned, at least for the time being.
Services at South West Acute Hospital are under severe threat following the Department of Health’s stark warning that health services will be centralised. A telling statement released on the back of spiralling waiting list figures and in the middle of a consultation which could lead to the closure of the stroke unit at SWAH warns […]
THE Fermanagh Stroke Support Group will be working round the clock in the coming weeks, offering drop-in and local sessions across the county in response to the SWAH stroke unit consultation. As many people as possible are urged to avail of the drop in service, or attend their local session, to ensure as strong a […]
Traffic gridlock and hundreds fail to get in as hotel is mobbed for crunch meeting
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 […]
Fermanagh people are being urged to keep the pressure on and support the Stroke services in South West Acute Hospital.
THIS MONTH is Stroke Awareness month and a young Enniskillen stroke survivor is calling for greater awareness of the impact of the condition on younger people. Raymond Dunlop (35), who works at Lakeland Bikes in Enniskillen, had a serious stroke in September 2016 while taking part in an adventure race in Donegal. Now he is […]