Catriona Connolly's 3-yr Malawi project focused on 3 hospitals and reduced childbirth deaths by 70%
The Western Trust and the British Lung Foundation launch NI's first support group for Pulmonary Fibrosis which affects 100 a year in NI
Legislation now endangered would ban smoking in cars containing children, and regulate social workers, says Maeve McLaughlin MLA
Belfast Councillor Tim Attwood claims that many special needs pupils must now share their special needs teacher with a second pupil
Over a quarter of over-15s (27.3%) have used illegal drugs, mainly cannabis, & 60% of us have drank alcohol in the last month
Flu vaccine available through primary schools from Oct 15 - Trust hopes to better last year's uptake by 76% of children
From April to June 682 children were referred for assessment for autism in NI, a fifth in Western Trust area, with 289 being diagnosed
New service reflects the fact that an estimated 213,000 in NI are still suffering mental problems as a legacy of the Troubles
Queens' invite to lead lucrative €50m EU cystic fibrosis research programme shows we should be investing in education, says Pat Ramsey
Duchenne affects 100 children a year in the UK - most must use a wheelchair by the age of 12, and few live to see their 30th birthday
Western Trust confirms new strategy for 3 levels of care, from full day care, via social & luncheon services, to local support groups


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Two men arrested on Wednesday in connection with shooting in bookies on Creggan's Central Drive in March have been released unconditionally
A quad was stolen from a shed at a house on Trench Road in the early hours of Wednesday 19th April
A hydraulic cutter, socket sets and screw drivers were used in Quayside Omniplex on Tuesday to free boy's hand trapped in his seat
Translink offers coach day return including show ticket for £31 adult and £11 child, or travel only £18 and £9, show runs 10-13 May
Music charity Live Music Now performed jazz for 150 kids at Gaelscoil Eadain Mhoir on Lecky Road to promote City's upcoming Jazz Festival