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
Western Trust Fostering Team plea for families willing to foster a child - contact Vanessa Nelis on T: 028 8283 5264
Mood Walk promotes youth mental health via the AWARE charity and the Mayor is calling on local schools to get behind this crucial initiative
Renewed warning to lung/heart sufferers of moderate to high levels of air pollution today and Thursday
Killian Loughrey, Rob Simmonds and Paula Loughrey donated £2,320.70 to the Lavender Suite in memory of baby Sam, who would have been 1 today
MBE goes to Sister Flo Harper, at the Cardiac Assessment Unit, Omagh Hospital, for services to Cardiology in County Tyrone
Michelle and Brian McLaughlin presented a donation of £8525.21 raised from a charity walk and boxing event to nursing staff at Neonatal Unit
Sinn Féin spokesperson for Carers Colm Gildernew says 3 in 10 home visits are less than 15 minutes
An official briefing paper from the Dept of Finance suggests reintroducing prescription charges in NI (currently £8.50 in England)
Dept of Health to invest £3.9m in General Practice, including a 1% increase in GP's wages
As inflation hits 3.1%, Department of Health approves a paltry 1% pay rise for health and social care workers in NI

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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