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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
Over 27 million people in the UK have no carbon monoxide alarm to protect their family - 50 people a year die, 4,000 more are hospitalised
Mark Durkan is urging people to ‘get behind the daffodil’ this March and help Ni's 120 Marie Curie Nurses
Today is No Smoking Day and it has been 3 years since the Western Trust commenced it’s no smoking policy across all it's sites
SDLP Health Spokesperson Mark H Durkan repeats calls for a Junior Minister for Mental Health following NSPCC stats show high suicide rates
Western Trust's breast milk bank in Irvinestown is the only one in Ireland and is in crisis due to lack of donors - now appealing for donors
New bill passing through Commons tomorrow aims to curb misinformation by formula makers in their bid to compete with alternative baby foods
At diabetes seminar, Mar 3 at Playhouse, young diabetes sufferers under 23 can give input to consultants on shaping local diabetes services
Western Trust info events on foster care Fir Trees 27 Feb, Silver Birches 28 Feb, Killyhevlin Hotel 1 March, Da Vinci's Derry 2 March
Health Minister Michelle O'Neill is putting £750,000 of funding into suicide prevention and mental health programmes
Many of the Filipino healthcare workers in Derry and NI have been victims of the ongoing conflict in the Philippines, says Mark Durkan MP

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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