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Ignoring nurses' pay crisis over years has got to end, and NI needs brought up to UK levels, says SDLP's health spokesperson Mark H Durkan
Western Trust staff celebrated the contribution of nurses and midwives on International Nurses Day, Sunday 12 May 2019
Over 200 elderly and terminally ill patients died while awaiting discharge instead of dying at home, says Durkan
Public urged to attend Trust meetings from 6-13 May to address nurses' pay crisis and general Health Service shortfall of 12% in staffing
From this coming September boys aged 12-13 in NI can be vaccinated against Human Papillomavirus (HPV) related cancers
Now possessing epilepsy drug Pregabalin or seizures/pain drug Gabapentin without prescription will be a criminal offence
Adrian McDaid and family from Magilligan raised £27,387 for Attnagelvin Haematology at a charity dancing event at the Europa Hotel, Belfast
NIAS ambulance technicians can now train for the foundation degree in Paramedic Science, including extensive work in-hospital
Dept of Health says it is focussing on 'need for transparency' and 'Duty of Candour' in relation to Hyponatraemia-Related deaths (IHRD)
Cancer Focus NI extends bra fitting service for women after breast surgery to rural areas, in association with The Pink Ladies
Medical School in Derry is key to an NI cancer strategy - cancer patients have no time to wait for ministerial approval, says Mark H Durkan

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Over 40 youths drink and party in vacant industrial buildings in Springtown Drive, most recently just this weekend, says Cllr Shauna Cusack
Derry's latest mural 'Monarch of the Glen' at Glenview Terrace shows a majestic stag who has a plastic bag entangled in his antlers
Two men with faces covered and brandishing a knife attempted but failed to rob a shop on Westland Street at 5.45pm on Sunday 12 May
Nathan Carter, Johnny Brady & David James are headliners at Strabane's Summer Jamm Weekend 2019 from Friday 14-Sunday 16 June
Tickets now on sale for NWRC's epic immersive production of Lock Stock and Two Smoking Barrels from Wed 29 - Fri 31 May