Health

Deceased babies and children will be sent to Liverpool for autopsy from January 2019 - post mortems will take at least a week
Assembly report into cancer services ‘scathing’: survival rates in NI are lower than the European average, says Mark H Durkan
'Comprehensive workforce strategy' needed to combat staff shortages in Altnagelvin and other hospitals, says Sinn Féin's Raymond McCartney
Trust has "an insufficient number of qualified staff and those that we do have are overstretched" - action and investment are needed
Western Trust celebrates World Breastfeeding Week 1 - 7 Aug: series of coffee mornings in Derry/Limavady supporting breastfeeding in public
Department of Health issues new advice on physical activity and exercise for expectant mothers on https://www.nidirect.gov.uk
iFred and Western Trust to launch 'Schools for Hope' project working with schoolchildren to combat depression: 'hope is a teachable skill'
Planned cuts of £1m to nurse training budget are cancelled in government U-turn - Mark H Durkan calls the original cuts a 'fiasco'
SDLP Health Spokesperson Mark H Durkan calls on parties to deliver on supply of drug Orkambi for Cystic Fibrosis Sufferers
SDLP Health Spokesperson Mark H Durkan calls on parties to deliver on supply of drug Orkambi for Cystic Fibrosis Sufferers
NWRC graduate and Strathfoyle man Christopher Kavanagh is named Children’s Nurse of the Year at Queen's

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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