Health

Western Trust's Bernie Michaelides MBE has received the title of Queen's Nurse to recognise her commitment to high standards of patient care
Mark H Durkan welcomes expert panel on medicinal cannabis in England but we must also lead to ensure children can be treated at home in NI
Council has been selected by Carnegie UK Trust for a 2.5 year project aimed at promoting wellbeing through the Community Planning Process
Mark H Durkan calls for pay increases for NI health workers as NHS workers in Britain are to receive 6.5% pay rise over 3 years
Aideen Cooney and Ciara McCloskey now offer specialist help to new mums suffering postnatal depression or simply having difficulty coping
NWRC science students Carole Dowds and Jawaria Waseem have developed a painkiller patch for transdermal administration of drugs to toddlers
NI's 20,000 dementia sufferers are predicted to number 60,000 in 33 years - Western Trust is preparing with intensive dementia training
NI populaton over 65 will grow by 25% by 2026 and over 85s by 40%, says statistics agency NISRA
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

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Council said it is launching an investigation due to an increase in illegal dumping in the Glassagh Road area of Creggan
Three drivers being treated in hospital after 3-vehicle accident on the Clanabogan Road in Omagh at around 10pm last night, Saturday 13 July
Two masked men with knife threatened female server in shop at Drumleck Gardens at 10.20pm last night, stole money and cigarettes
UN says we have 11 years to avert climate disaster - radical and rapid change is crucial, says People Before Profit Cllr Shaun Harkin
Millennium Forum has opened a new Sensory Room, a quiet space for children with autism and sensory needs