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Number of people waiting over 12 hours in A&E has doubled in past year - 'appalling', says SDLP Health Spokesperson Mark H Durkan
A test new to Northern Ireland is now available at Enniskillen hospital, and will provide more rapid testing and diagnosis of lung cancer
Silvercrest Foods claims European suppliers may be source of trace horsemeat in its products
Horsemeat found in 10 of 27 burger products on sale in Tesco, Dunnes Stores, Lidl, Aldi and Iceland. One Tesco burger had 29% horsemeat
Apex plans 65-plot allotment scheme at new housing development on Circular Road
Parents warned that pound shops may be supplied with 'Tartan Collection' £1 facepaint sets containing toxic levels of lead
Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety has published the first bulletin from the Health Survey Northern Ireland for 2012
The Flu Vaccination Programme will be extended to all children to all children from 2014
The basic annual bursary for nurses and midwives entering training is now to be reduced to £5,165 per annum
Abiraterone – a breakthrough treatment for advanced prostate cancer – has been approved for use in Northern Ireland
Abiraterone, which has been approved for use on the NHS in England and Wales, should be approved for Northern Ireland, says Mark Durkan

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Volunteers for Foyle Maritime Festival (July 14-22) needed! Deadline for applications is this Wednesday, June 20th
NWRC's free careers roadshow at Foyle Arena on Friday June 15 with employers Errigal Contracts, City Hotel, Garvan O’Doherty Group, Fujitsu
Western Trust's Maria Magee (pic), Gloria O'Connor, Liam Dunne and Yvonne McWhirter have won their categories in the NI Nurse of the Year
NWRC Limavady's 'Coding for Kids' computing summer camp runs from 9-11 July and will teach 9-11 yr olds code breaking and other IT skills
Bob Marley's Wailers headline Limavady's Stendhal Festival on Friday August 10 - e-tickets www.stendhalfestival.com - info line 0770 6280021