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Over 200 elderly and terminally ill patients died while awaiting discharge instead of dying at home, says Durkan
95% of suspected cancers should be treated within 2 months, only 82.8% were, but of confirmed cancers 97.9% were treated within 31 days
Council's 12 Community Safety Wardens now qualified to act as initial response to cardiac emergencies
Initiative will develop sport, arts and cultural links to combat mental health problems and tackle high suicide rates in rural areas
Complex pool to close for maintenance from Monday 18th March and reopen on April 1st.
Dementia nursing unit at Glengalliagh Road will close by the end of May, with relocation of 31 staff
Western Trust has closed Ward 3 to admissions and asks public not to visit patients if they have been feeling unwell themselves
Ivacaftor is the first drug to target the underlying causes of CF rather than just symptoms, and will help NI's 500 CF sufferers
1 pack a day costs £49 a week or £210 a month, so why not 'Swap Fags for Swag' with 750,000 other smokers on No Smoking Day
Minister for Education John O'Dowd urges parents to take advantage of school canteens on first International School Meals Day today
SDLP's Pat Ramsey secures link with CERN Supercollider's Professor Steve Myers for research into new radiotherapy treatments

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Lyra's murder was "a pointless and futile act to destroy the progress made over the last 20 years" say SDLP leaders
Community leaders will hold a vigil today at 2pm at Fanad Drive in Creggan for slain journalist Lyra McKee
Derry has highest rates in NI, having raised an extra £10m in recent years - a 2-year rates freeze is now needed, says Emmet Doyle
Create your own Big Lunch 2019 event to promote neighbourliness and community relations - get your starter pack at www.thebiglunch.com
Daveit Ferris is holding a fundraiser for Pet FBI on Friday May 17 upstairs in Sandino's - details on https://petfbirescue.com/ticket