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Dept of Health says it is focussing on 'need for transparency' and 'Duty of Candour' in relation to Hyponatraemia-Related deaths (IHRD)
James and Sean Mullan have donated £2,000 to NW Cancer Centre, Altnagelvin, in memory of Caitlyn, who passed away aged 19 in 2009
Staff of Court House, Bishop Street, generously donated £550 proceeds of their annual Christmas Jumper Day to the Lavender Suite Altnagelvin
New Diabetes UK figures show now 90,000 in NI living with Type 2 Diabetes - where early intervention can cure, says SF's Pat Sheehan
New special unit at Belfast City Hospital will treat women suffering from the consequences of vaginal mesh implants
Western Trust student midwives Shauna McClelland & Donna Walmsley cared for 60 mums and babies at Malawi's Ekeendeni Missionary Hospital
Judge says health trusts ‘covered up’ circumstances of children's deaths to ‘avoid scrutiny’; a 'catalogue of negligence' says Mark H Durkan
Substance abusers: heavy drinkers (44%), drug users (27.4%) or both (28.6%) - cannabis use unchanged but rise in use of Cocaine and Ecstasy
Western Trust is first in NI to introduce 'Hospice Friendly Hospitals End of Life Symbol', which promotes dignity and respect for patients
Mark H Durkan is urging Council to lead the way in removing solid plastics, such as bottles and cups, from our waste system
Mental health is the Cinderella health service, getting just 5.5% of budget while 25% of cases are mental health-related, says Mark H Durkan

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Two men, aged 24 and 37 have been charged with the robbery of a cash-in-transit van in Greysteel on Saturday March 16
A man in his 80’s has died after being hit by a silver Citroen car at Crescent Link at 8pm last night, Thursday 14th March
PPS decision is 'a difficult day' for Bloody Sunday families, says SDLP Leader Colum Eastwood
NWRC's 5k fun walk/run from Ebrington to Strand Road campus starts at 7.30pm on Thursday 4 April in aid of Foyle Search and Rescue
Auditions for Forum's Xmas panto 'Snow White' on Fri 12 and Sat 13 April - book audition with Lisa Lynch on 028 71272770