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New special unit at Belfast City Hospital will treat women suffering from the consequences of vaginal mesh implants
Renal Unit receives donation of £2,500 from Malachy Martin, raised through sponsored weight loss, in memory of his friend Paul McKeever
Western Trust is inviting local patients to give feedback on their hospital experience in a survey at www.10000voices.info
Feel Good Fortnight begins today and encourages us towards positive mental health and to 'notice the world without the use of technology'
Western Trust calls for new organ donors during Organ Donation Week from 4-10 September
Lack of an Executive is holding back solution to problem of prescription drugs addiction, says Nichola Mallon
Elisha McCallion calls for a relaxing of notoriously difficult English testing for foreign nurses, to boost recruitment
Proposals include:close 30 beds, reduce elective treatments, consolidate services at William St and Rectory Field homes, constrain admin pay
Trust launches consultation on plans to implement budget cuts of £12.5m as part of wider NI target of £70m
Ward 5 has reopened as Altnagelvin reveals 100 new nurses to qualify in September to combat closed beds due to staff shortages
Assembly report into cancer services ‘scathing’: survival rates in NI are lower than the European average, says Mark H Durkan

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Man (est. age 19) with face covered entered supermarket at Bond St last night at 9pm armed with bat, forced staff to open till
Western Trust, Belfast Trust and Southern Trust issue apology to families for five child deaths caused by hyponatremia (low sodium levels)
Peace IV funds go to Steelstown Brian Og's GAC, Galliagh Rainbow Child and Family Centre and Greater Shantallow Community Art
'Design Your Own Xmas Jumper' winners L-R Teagan McCallion, Patrick Mooney, Betty Doherty of Tower Museum and Jodie Kennedy
Former Fair City & Britain's Got Talent star Ryan O'Shaughnessy will perform his song 'Together' at Eurovision semi-final in Lisbon on May 8