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Public Health Agency secures grant from Burdett Trust to employ and maintain nurses for elderly care in NI
Disabled people subjected to humiliating assessments as Personal Independence Payment (PIP) takes over from DLA, says Nicola Mallon MLA
Families' issues included waiting lists for occupational therapy, speech services, direct payments for respite and transition services
Mark H Durkan has welcomed health board approval for Abraxane, which can extend the life of pancreatic cancer sufferers by 3 years
The Western Trust has postponed routine outpatient appointments and routine treatments for this afternoon at Altnagelvin and Omagh hospitals
New funding means Trust now needs only low-impact cuts in supplier spending, and additional recruitment
Political agreement needed to release additional £40m allocations for health budget, says Mark H Durkan
The Department of Health is being given an additional £40 million for spending between now and April 2018 while facing £70m of cuts
Western Trust appeals for foster carers: info seminars Tues 17th Oct 7.30pm in Da Vinci's, Mon 16 Oct 7.30pm Fir Trees Strabane
Derry beats Rome & Vienna to host 30th World Congress of the International Association for Suicide Prevention, hosting 600 delegates in 2019
Renal Unit receives donation of £2,500 from Malachy Martin, raised through sponsored weight loss, in memory of his friend Paul McKeever

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The plinth and plaque memorial to the late tour guide Martin McCrossan will stand outside Foyleside at top of Bridge Street
Following a vehicle search this morning, police in Derry have arrested three men on suspicion of possession of controlled drugs
From March 2018, short break specialists Super Break will fly a charter service from City of Derry to Seville, Spain
NWRC Health Sciences graduate Ashleigh Newton has been awarded a J P McManus scholarship worth £5,500 to assist with her university studies
Santa arrives from North Pole to turn on Derry's Christmas lights in Guildhall Square on Thursday 23 November from 6-8pm