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Dept of Health says it is focussing on 'need for transparency' and 'Duty of Candour' in relation to Hyponatraemia-Related deaths (IHRD)
SDLP calls for PIP payments as in Scotland: for those with 2 years left to live, rather than 6 months as is currently the case
Western Trust is offering year 9 and 10 girls the HPV vaccine to protect them from cervical cancer in later life
The new cross-border Macmillan Health and Wellbeing Campus has its offical opening at Altnagelvin Hospital
Funding of £30m to tackle hospital waiting lists across Northern Ireland will target the most urgent cases and reducing the longest waits
This April's Autism Fun Day is in the Guildhall on Sat 14th: face painting, bouncy castle, interactive kids' zone - and all for free!
The Regulation and Quality Improvement Authority (RQIA) has found that 50% of ambulance stations had issues with unsatisfactory hygiene
Louise McFarland and Katrina McFeely made a kind donation of £265, raised by Limavady Jobs Office, to the Altnagelvin Cardiac Fund
Tooth removals cost £9m and are No.1 reason for child hospital admissions in NI; 40% of our 5 yr olds have decay, compared to 25% in England
Almost 700 Children have missed out on health assessments at 1 and 2 years of age in Derry due to pressure on the WHSCT, says Mark H Durkan
New 'Health Inequalities' report shows life expectancies in Derry (man 77.6 yrs, woman 81.9 yrs) are 3rd-lowest of 16 NI districts

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Two men, aged 24 and 37 have been charged with the robbery of a cash-in-transit van in Greysteel on Saturday March 16
A man in his 80’s has died after being hit by a silver Citroen car at Crescent Link at 8pm last night, Thursday 14th March
PPS decision is 'a difficult day' for Bloody Sunday families, says SDLP Leader Colum Eastwood
NWRC's 5k fun walk/run from Ebrington to Strand Road campus starts at 7.30pm on Thursday 4 April in aid of Foyle Search and Rescue
Auditions for Forum's Xmas panto 'Snow White' on Fri 12 and Sat 13 April - book audition with Lisa Lynch on 028 71272770