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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)
Number of people waiting over 12 hours in A&E has doubled in past year - 'appalling', says SDLP Health Spokesperson Mark H Durkan
EU funding through Antrim's CAWT will allow the Bogside and Brandywell Health Forum to set up a Health and Wellbeing Hub in Derry
Most toddlers drown at home - so never leave a child unattended in a bath or paddling pool, and think about filling in that garden pond
Mark H Durkan welcomes expert panel on medicinal cannabis in England but we must also lead to ensure children can be treated at home in NI
Council has been selected by Carnegie UK Trust for a 2.5 year project aimed at promoting wellbeing through the Community Planning Process
Mark H Durkan calls for pay increases for NI health workers as NHS workers in Britain are to receive 6.5% pay rise over 3 years
Aideen Cooney and Ciara McCloskey now offer specialist help to new mums suffering postnatal depression or simply having difficulty coping
NWRC science students Carole Dowds and Jawaria Waseem have developed a painkiller patch for transdermal administration of drugs to toddlers
NI's 20,000 dementia sufferers are predicted to number 60,000 in 33 years - Western Trust is preparing with intensive dementia training
NI populaton over 65 will grow by 25% by 2026 and over 85s by 40%, says statistics agency NISRA

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Two men, aged 24 and 37 have been charged with the robbery of a cash-in-transit van in Greysteel on Saturday March 16
A man in his 80’s has died after being hit by a silver Citroen car at Crescent Link at 8pm last night, Thursday 14th March
PPS decision is 'a difficult day' for Bloody Sunday families, says SDLP Leader Colum Eastwood
NWRC's 5k fun walk/run from Ebrington to Strand Road campus starts at 7.30pm on Thursday 4 April in aid of Foyle Search and Rescue
Auditions for Forum's Xmas panto 'Snow White' on Fri 12 and Sat 13 April - book audition with Lisa Lynch on 028 71272770