Health

Western Trust's Bernie Michaelides MBE has received the title of Queen's Nurse to recognise her commitment to high standards of patient care
NI to get its first NHS weight loss surgery centre offering gastric bands or gastric bypass procedures - at SW Acute Hospital Enniskillen
Western Trust had 798 attacks on nurses, 18 on doctors, 53 on other staff, out of NI total of 6,651 attacks in 2018
After a meeting with Marie Curie NI, Mark H Durkan praised elderly carers, who are under immense strain and must not be 'taken for granted'
Louise, Roisin, Tracy, Laura, Anne & Lynda from Piston Sisters charity bikers' club hand £570 to Altnagelvin's Kathy McBride and Cathy Grady
Workshop on loneliness and social isolation among older people hosted by Commissioner for Older People Eddie Lynch in Derry on Tue 26 March
Western Trust plans a Cityside Health and Care Centre at Fort George which will employ 500 people
Success awards for young people reared in care were presented at a special ceremony in the Guildhall last weekend
With 140 people in Northern Ireland awaiting transplants, Western Trust hopes people will 'have a heart' and take organ donor card this week
The life-extending ovarian cancer drug Niraparib has been approved for Northern Ireland for the first time
Sinn Féin MLA Karen Mullan asks for free sanitary products in schools - 49% of girls have missed a day because they could not afford them

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Council said it is launching an investigation due to an increase in illegal dumping in the Glassagh Road area of Creggan
Three drivers being treated in hospital after 3-vehicle accident on the Clanabogan Road in Omagh at around 10pm last night, Saturday 13 July
Two masked men with knife threatened female server in shop at Drumleck Gardens at 10.20pm last night, stole money and cigarettes
UN says we have 11 years to avert climate disaster - radical and rapid change is crucial, says People Before Profit Cllr Shaun Harkin
Millennium Forum has opened a new Sensory Room, a quiet space for children with autism and sensory needs