No ambulance for teen who suffered serious injury

THE mother of a teenager who suffered a serious head injury at a local sporting event at the weekend had to drive her son to the SWAH herself as no ambulance was available when they called. The incident took place in Lisnaskea on Saturday, when a 15-year-old boy fell and landed badly on his head […]

Family recalls horrific C-section journey to Derry

A FERMANAGH family has spoken of their horrific, and ultimately dangerous, experience of having to travel to Altnagelvin Hospital for an emergency caesarean section. Indeed, the couple believe the rapid and very bumpy journey to Derry during labour contributed to a life-threatening condition their son suffered at birth, which saw him spending ten days in […]

Fermanagh patients face over two-year wait for surgery

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 […]