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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
Official launch of online services for booking GP appointments and repeat prescriptions, now available at 200 of 344 practices in NI
Brian and Michelle McLaughlin raised over £6,300 for Altnagelvin's neo-natal department through a charity walk and charity boxing match
NWRC sport lecturer Ivor Neill has been crowned fittest man over 60 in Ireland by sports training organisation Crossfit
Approval as part of a £73.5m project to provide a new North Wing Ward Block and major upgrade works to Day Surgery Theatres
Health regulator says with short-staffing, Altnagelvin's A&E staff are tired, burnt out and stressed, and patient care suffers at busy times
SDLP calls for medical school in North-West to address workforce issues and enhance primary care provision West of the Bann
Western Trust has confirmed the radiotherapy service at Altnagelvin Hospital is on target to commence in two weeks' time, at end November
Council accepting unused hospital equipment, such as crutches and walking aids, at the Pennyburn depot to return them to the Western Trust
'IVF Inequality': couples in Derry and NI receive just one cycle of infertility treatment compared to three in GB, says Cllr Martin Reilly
Doctor Albert McNeill, lead cardiology clinician of the Western Trust, has been appointed President of the Irish Cardiac Society

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