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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
Horsemeat found in 10 of 27 burger products on sale in Tesco, Dunnes Stores, Lidl, Aldi and Iceland. One Tesco burger had 29% horsemeat
Apex plans 65-plot allotment scheme at new housing development on Circular Road
Parents warned that pound shops may be supplied with 'Tartan Collection' £1 facepaint sets containing toxic levels of lead
Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety has published the first bulletin from the Health Survey Northern Ireland for 2012
The Flu Vaccination Programme will be extended to all children to all children from 2014
The basic annual bursary for nurses and midwives entering training is now to be reduced to £5,165 per annum
Abiraterone – a breakthrough treatment for advanced prostate cancer – has been approved for use in Northern Ireland
Abiraterone, which has been approved for use on the NHS in England and Wales, should be approved for Northern Ireland, says Mark Durkan
Health Minister Edwin Poots has lent his support to a UK-wide consultation on whether tobacco products should be sold in plain packaging
A young local woman has brought changes to IVF tests at the Western Trust

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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