IN NEWS that will be surprising to few in Fermanagh, a new online system to show waiting times for health services across the North has confirmed patients here face significantly longer waiting times for certain procedures than patients elsewhere. ‘My Waiting Times NI’ was launched last week by the Department of Health to improve and […]
Patient’s long, painful journey from SWAH to Altnagelvin
The daughter said what her mother, and other local patients, had gone through was “a disgrace”.
Western Trust announces SWAH consultation event details
All events will be ticket only, so make sure to get booked!
Trust claims SWAH not attractive to new consultants
The Western Trust did not comment on the alleged exchange regarding the job advertisements.
Councillor and daughter ‘lucky to be alive’ after crash
Cllr Greene said it “doesn’t bear thinking about” what would have happened if it had been worse and no emergency surgery was available at the SWAH.
Concern growing as SWAH surgery announcement expected
There are fears for the impact the removal of acute surgery would have on many other SWAH services.
Call for grassroots campaign to save SWAH surgery
“It would indefensible to shut down emergency surgery at SWAH.”
Call for public to mobilise over SWAH surgery threat
Public sector trade union NIPSA has expressed its concern at the review into surgical services at the SWAH.
Trust reassures surgery continuing at SWAH
THE WESTERN Trust has reassured local patients that elective surgery is continuing at the SWAH, however it has confirmed some operations have been cancelled in recent weeks due to staffing and Covid pressures. With the virus continuing to spread locally, pressure is continuing to mount on the hospital, particularly due to staff absences. As a […]
SWAH steps up to help hospitals cope with Covid fallout
NON-COVID patients from across the North are to be sent to the SWAH for surgeries and treatments that cannot currently be performed elsewhere due to the pandemic surge. Procedures from other hospitals, beginning with those in Belfast, are now being redirected to the Enniskillen hospital in the short term, however it is understood health officials […]