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Some of 250 acute care centres monitored say they will close due to lack of nursing staff, says Regulation and Quality Improvement Authority
'Comprehensive workforce strategy' needed to combat staff shortages in Altnagelvin and other hospitals, says Sinn Féin's Raymond McCartney
Trust has "an insufficient number of qualified staff and those that we do have are overstretched" - action and investment are needed
Western Trust celebrates World Breastfeeding Week 1 - 7 Aug: series of coffee mornings in Derry/Limavady supporting breastfeeding in public
Department of Health issues new advice on physical activity and exercise for expectant mothers on https://www.nidirect.gov.uk
iFred and Western Trust to launch 'Schools for Hope' project working with schoolchildren to combat depression: 'hope is a teachable skill'
Planned cuts of £1m to nurse training budget are cancelled in government U-turn - Mark H Durkan calls the original cuts a 'fiasco'
SDLP Health Spokesperson Mark H Durkan calls on parties to deliver on supply of drug Orkambi for Cystic Fibrosis Sufferers
SDLP Health Spokesperson Mark H Durkan calls on parties to deliver on supply of drug Orkambi for Cystic Fibrosis Sufferers
NWRC graduate and Strathfoyle man Christopher Kavanagh is named Children’s Nurse of the Year at Queen's
Golf star Rory McIlroy is donating £1.2m to Cancer Fund for Children's £11.9m short break centre for children with cancer in Cong, Co Mayo

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Burglar entered house at Inch View early on Sunday Dec 3, took money and car keys - silver VW Golf later found damaged nearby
Derry's Johnny McDaid has been presented with the Outstanding Contribution to the Music Industry Award at the 40th annual Irish Post Awards
St. Cecilia's principal Martine Mulhern has won 'Leader of the Year' and 'Excellence in Leadership' titles at 'Investors in People' awards
Hallowe'en in Derry wins ‘Project of the Year’ award at the prestigious UTV Business Eye Awards 2017
The animatronic Bjorn the Bear will be in Guildhall Square on 16 and 17 December as part of this year's Winterland Market