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New special unit at Belfast City Hospital will treat women suffering from the consequences of vaginal mesh implants
This is the question the Western Trust is suggesting to make schoolchildren aware of the dangers of 'sexting' and sending suggestive photos
Lottery grants of £39.3m last year included £595,804 to Leonard Cheshire Disability to support disabled young people in Derry and Omagh
Michelle O’Neill launches consultation on reforming Individual Funding Request (IFR) policy for access to specialist drugs
NWRC and local charity HURT have unveiled a new interactive online OCN course to educate young people about the dangers of drugs and alcohol
Irish Times reports McGuinness has amyloidosis, deposits of an abnormal protein in body tissues that can cause heart and breathing problems
Altnagelvin has had to close 5 wards due to an outbreak of norovirus
NWRC's free Prince’s Trust Team Programme begins on January 16: details from Sean Curran 07794215217
ManPowered is an innovative healthy lifestyle project for men with low risk prostate cancer - contact Maresa McGettigan on 028 9068 0743
Official launch of online services for booking GP appointments and repeat prescriptions, now available at 200 of 344 practices in NI
Official launch of online services for booking GP appointments and repeat prescriptions, now available at 200 of 344 practices in NI

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Man (est. age 19) with face covered entered supermarket at Bond St last night at 9pm armed with bat, forced staff to open till
Western Trust, Belfast Trust and Southern Trust issue apology to families for five child deaths caused by hyponatremia (low sodium levels)
Peace IV funds go to Steelstown Brian Og's GAC, Galliagh Rainbow Child and Family Centre and Greater Shantallow Community Art
'Design Your Own Xmas Jumper' winners L-R Teagan McCallion, Patrick Mooney, Betty Doherty of Tower Museum and Jodie Kennedy
Former Fair City & Britain's Got Talent star Ryan O'Shaughnessy will perform his song 'Together' at Eurovision semi-final in Lisbon on May 8