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Public Health Agency says dementia sufferers and over-65s can order free home safety checks provided by Home Safety Officers from Council
Department of Health issues new emergency licence for medicinal cannabis to continue treating epilepsy of 13 year old Billy Caldwell
Number of people waiting over 12 hours in A&E has doubled in past year - 'appalling', says SDLP Health Spokesperson Mark H Durkan
EU funding through Antrim's CAWT will allow the Bogside and Brandywell Health Forum to set up a Health and Wellbeing Hub in Derry
Most toddlers drown at home - so never leave a child unattended in a bath or paddling pool, and think about filling in that garden pond
Mark H Durkan welcomes expert panel on medicinal cannabis in England but we must also lead to ensure children can be treated at home in NI
Council has been selected by Carnegie UK Trust for a 2.5 year project aimed at promoting wellbeing through the Community Planning Process
Mark H Durkan calls for pay increases for NI health workers as NHS workers in Britain are to receive 6.5% pay rise over 3 years
Aideen Cooney and Ciara McCloskey now offer specialist help to new mums suffering postnatal depression or simply having difficulty coping
NWRC science students Carole Dowds and Jawaria Waseem have developed a painkiller patch for transdermal administration of drugs to toddlers
NI's 20,000 dementia sufferers are predicted to number 60,000 in 33 years - Western Trust is preparing with intensive dementia training

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Lifebelt on Peace Bridge vandalised overnight, vandal escaped on foot - CCTV operators alerted City Warden who recovered the belt at 7.30am
Victoria Spratt joined Russell's shoe shop and entered the Apprenticeship NI Programme - now she's shortlisted for 'Apprentice of the Year'
Derry Girls saw off a strong challenge from rival comedy 'Inside No. 9' to win Radio Times Comedy Champion by a narrow margin
Bothy Band fiddle legend Tommy Peoples, from St. Johnston in Donegal, has died aged 70
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