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Dept of Health says it is focussing on 'need for transparency' and 'Duty of Candour' in relation to Hyponatraemia-Related deaths (IHRD)
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
Derry GP practices to have Multi-Disciplinary Teams, adding physiotherapists, mental health specialists and social workers
Gillian Moffit from Fermanagh donates £6,450 to Altnagelvin and Fermanagh Neonatal Units to say thanks for care given to her son 5 yrs ago
New 'Pool Pod' platform lifts at Foyle Arena and Omagh Leisure Centre will make swimming more accessible for limited mobility customers
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

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Auditions for Forum's Xmas panto 'Snow White' on Fri 12 and Sat 13 April - book audition with Lisa Lynch on 028 71272770