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Deceased babies and children will be sent to Liverpool for autopsy from January 2019 - post mortems will take at least a week
Funding of £30m to tackle hospital waiting lists across Northern Ireland will target the most urgent cases and reducing the longest waits
This April's Autism Fun Day is in the Guildhall on Sat 14th: face painting, bouncy castle, interactive kids' zone - and all for free!
The Regulation and Quality Improvement Authority (RQIA) has found that 50% of ambulance stations had issues with unsatisfactory hygiene
Louise McFarland and Katrina McFeely made a kind donation of £265, raised by Limavady Jobs Office, to the Altnagelvin Cardiac Fund
Tooth removals cost £9m and are No.1 reason for child hospital admissions in NI; 40% of our 5 yr olds have decay, compared to 25% in England
Almost 700 Children have missed out on health assessments at 1 and 2 years of age in Derry due to pressure on the WHSCT, says Mark H Durkan
New 'Health Inequalities' report shows life expectancies in Derry (man 77.6 yrs, woman 81.9 yrs) are 3rd-lowest of 16 NI districts
James and Sean Mullan have donated £2,000 to NW Cancer Centre, Altnagelvin, in memory of Caitlyn, who passed away aged 19 in 2009
Staff of Court House, Bishop Street, generously donated £550 proceeds of their annual Christmas Jumper Day to the Lavender Suite Altnagelvin
New Diabetes UK figures show now 90,000 in NI living with Type 2 Diabetes - where early intervention can cure, says SF's Pat Sheehan

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Makita cordless power tool, grinder and multi tool and torch stolen from white Ford Transit in Farren Park overnight
Northern Ireland squad of 18 homeless players departs to take on teams from 50 countries at the Homeless World Cup in Mexico City
John Winton (51) died today after being struck by a bin lorry in Limavady - he was also an on-call firefighter in the town
Walled City Music presents the award-winning Piatti Quartet in the Great Hall, Magee 8pm on Wed 14 November - tickets from Millennium Forum
NWRC held a special event for 101 of its staff who have graduated from its Academy of Excellence staff training programme