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Deceased babies and children will be sent to Liverpool for autopsy from January 2019 - post mortems will take at least a week
Some of 250 acute care centres monitored say they will close due to lack of nursing staff, says Regulation and Quality Improvement Authority
Public Health Agency secures grant from Burdett Trust to employ and maintain nurses for elderly care in NI
Disabled people subjected to humiliating assessments as Personal Independence Payment (PIP) takes over from DLA, says Nicola Mallon MLA
Families' issues included waiting lists for occupational therapy, speech services, direct payments for respite and transition services
Mark H Durkan has welcomed health board approval for Abraxane, which can extend the life of pancreatic cancer sufferers by 3 years
The Western Trust has postponed routine outpatient appointments and routine treatments for this afternoon at Altnagelvin and Omagh hospitals
New funding means Trust now needs only low-impact cuts in supplier spending, and additional recruitment
Political agreement needed to release additional £40m allocations for health budget, says Mark H Durkan
The Department of Health is being given an additional £40 million for spending between now and April 2018 while facing £70m of cuts
Western Trust appeals for foster carers: info seminars Tues 17th Oct 7.30pm in Da Vinci's, Mon 16 Oct 7.30pm Fir Trees Strabane

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Makita cordless power tool, grinder and multi tool and torch stolen from white Ford Transit in Farren Park overnight
Northern Ireland squad of 18 homeless players departs to take on teams from 50 countries at the Homeless World Cup in Mexico City
John Winton (51) died today after being struck by a bin lorry in Limavady - he was also an on-call firefighter in the town
Walled City Music presents the award-winning Piatti Quartet in the Great Hall, Magee 8pm on Wed 14 November - tickets from Millennium Forum
NWRC held a special event for 101 of its staff who have graduated from its Academy of Excellence staff training programme