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Ward 5 has reopened as Altnagelvin reveals 100 new nurses to qualify in September to combat closed beds due to staff shortages
Anton and Michaela Ferguson with John Doherty, Strathfoyle, kindly donated £500 to the Sperrin Unit at the North West Cancer Centre
Over 27 million people in the UK have no carbon monoxide alarm to protect their family - 50 people a year die, 4,000 more are hospitalised
Mark Durkan is urging people to ‘get behind the daffodil’ this March and help Ni's 120 Marie Curie Nurses
Today is No Smoking Day and it has been 3 years since the Western Trust commenced it’s no smoking policy across all it's sites
SDLP Health Spokesperson Mark H Durkan repeats calls for a Junior Minister for Mental Health following NSPCC stats show high suicide rates
Western Trust's breast milk bank in Irvinestown is the only one in Ireland and is in crisis due to lack of donors - now appealing for donors
New bill passing through Commons tomorrow aims to curb misinformation by formula makers in their bid to compete with alternative baby foods
At diabetes seminar, Mar 3 at Playhouse, young diabetes sufferers under 23 can give input to consultants on shaping local diabetes services
Western Trust info events on foster care Fir Trees 27 Feb, Silver Birches 28 Feb, Killyhevlin Hotel 1 March, Da Vinci's Derry 2 March
Health Minister Michelle O'Neill is putting £750,000 of funding into suicide prevention and mental health programmes

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Cllr Angela Dobbins welcomes Firmus Energy's gas supply to Culmore
Tweet posted yesterday on Chief Constable George Hamilton's Twitter account leads cyber crime officers to believe it may have been hacked
New-look Brooke Park awarded a worldwide 'Green Flag' award for park excellence
Carmel Lynch Bradley will run the Waterside Half Marathon on 3 September in memory of her father Tony who passed away recently
Maritime festival will welcome the Clipper Race to the Foyle between Saturday July 14 - Sunday July 22 2018