Health

Anxiety? Depression? Poor Sleep? Western Trust to run free weekly stress control sessions in Foyle Arena from Thurs 10 Jan to Thurs 14 Feb
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)
Western Trust Fostering Team plea for families willing to foster a child - contact Vanessa Nelis on T: 028 8283 5264
Mood Walk promotes youth mental health via the AWARE charity and the Mayor is calling on local schools to get behind this crucial initiative

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Businessman Ian Patterson died while changing a bulb in his home in Articlave, near Castlerock, on Friday morning
Barrier will close at 10pm Mon-Sat and 8pm Sunday, in response to ongoing anti-social behaviour
This route for this year's Chieftains Walk in memory of Martin McGuinness will go from Ebrington to the Brandywell on Sunday March 24
The examining board CCEA has given Caolan O'Hagan an Achievement Award for Technical Expertise in construction - the only one in Derry
Students from NWRC's Limavady Campus have transformed a children’s outdoor play area at the Dry Arts Children’s Centre