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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
New special unit at Belfast City Hospital will treat women suffering from the consequences of vaginal mesh implants
Western Trust student midwives Shauna McClelland & Donna Walmsley cared for 60 mums and babies at Malawi's Ekeendeni Missionary Hospital
Judge says health trusts ‘covered up’ circumstances of children's deaths to ‘avoid scrutiny’; a 'catalogue of negligence' says Mark H Durkan
Substance abusers: heavy drinkers (44%), drug users (27.4%) or both (28.6%) - cannabis use unchanged but rise in use of Cocaine and Ecstasy
Western Trust is first in NI to introduce 'Hospice Friendly Hospitals End of Life Symbol', which promotes dignity and respect for patients
Mark H Durkan is urging Council to lead the way in removing solid plastics, such as bottles and cups, from our waste system
Mental health is the Cinderella health service, getting just 5.5% of budget while 25% of cases are mental health-related, says Mark H Durkan
Children on Child Protection Register in Derry up 17% in a year as Western Trust declares numbers of children in its care at 'all-time high'
Health Care Assistant Denise Lynch, who made a tandem sky dive raising £705 for Ward 6 at Altnagelvin, presents a cheque to Joanne Smith
Elisha McCallion warns of potentially lethal fake drugs now in circulation designed to resemble Xanax (pictured)

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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