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Anxiety? Depression? Poor Sleep? Western Trust to run free weekly stress control sessions in Foyle Arena from Thurs 10 Jan to Thurs 14 Feb
New courses will focus on outdoor play, nutrition, reducing anxiety in children and managing challenging behaviour - leading to OCN Award
Names like dear, love, girls and lads banned in southern hospitals, as are names referring to ailments such as 'the one with the hip'
NWRC student Caitlin Hasson has won a £5,500 pa JP McManus Scholarship to continue her physiotherapy studies in Manchester
Western Trust awarded first ever Macmillan Quality Environment Mark for excellent cancer care standards at the Macmillan Centre Altnagelvin
Dept of Health is proposing a 3% pay rise for health and social care staff for 2018-19
Dept of Finance today set public sector pay policy for 2018/19 and is moving away from limiting increases to 1%
Mark H Durkan welcomes exploration of a cross-border paediatric pathology service to avoid babies being transported to Liverpool
Deceased babies and children will be sent to Liverpool for autopsy from January 2019 - post mortems will take at least a week
Recall for a further 1,044 people discharged to their GP by Dr Michael Watt to ensure they are on the correct medication
SDLP MLA Sinéad Bradley will lead new task force to combat loneliness, which goes far beyond the core groups of the elderly and disabled

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Businessman Ian Patterson died while changing a bulb in his home in Articlave, near Castlerock, on Friday morning
Barrier will close at 10pm Mon-Sat and 8pm Sunday, in response to ongoing anti-social behaviour
This route for this year's Chieftains Walk in memory of Martin McGuinness will go from Ebrington to the Brandywell on Sunday March 24
The examining board CCEA has given Caolan O'Hagan an Achievement Award for Technical Expertise in construction - the only one in Derry
Students from NWRC's Limavady Campus have transformed a children’s outdoor play area at the Dry Arts Children’s Centre