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Some of 250 acute care centres monitored say they will close due to lack of nursing staff, says Regulation and Quality Improvement Authority
95% of suspected cancers should be treated within 2 months, only 82.8% were, but of confirmed cancers 97.9% were treated within 31 days
Council's 12 Community Safety Wardens now qualified to act as initial response to cardiac emergencies
Initiative will develop sport, arts and cultural links to combat mental health problems and tackle high suicide rates in rural areas
Complex pool to close for maintenance from Monday 18th March and reopen on April 1st.
Dementia nursing unit at Glengalliagh Road will close by the end of May, with relocation of 31 staff
Western Trust has closed Ward 3 to admissions and asks public not to visit patients if they have been feeling unwell themselves
Ivacaftor is the first drug to target the underlying causes of CF rather than just symptoms, and will help NI's 500 CF sufferers
1 pack a day costs £49 a week or £210 a month, so why not 'Swap Fags for Swag' with 750,000 other smokers on No Smoking Day
Minister for Education John O'Dowd urges parents to take advantage of school canteens on first International School Meals Day today
SDLP's Pat Ramsey secures link with CERN Supercollider's Professor Steve Myers for research into new radiotherapy treatments

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Burglar entered house at Inch View early on Sunday Dec 3, took money and car keys - silver VW Golf later found damaged nearby
Derry's Johnny McDaid has been presented with the Outstanding Contribution to the Music Industry Award at the 40th annual Irish Post Awards
St. Cecilia's principal Martine Mulhern has won 'Leader of the Year' and 'Excellence in Leadership' titles at 'Investors in People' awards
Hallowe'en in Derry wins ‘Project of the Year’ award at the prestigious UTV Business Eye Awards 2017
The animatronic Bjorn the Bear will be in Guildhall Square on 16 and 17 December as part of this year's Winterland Market