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Number of people waiting over 12 hours in A&E has doubled in past year - 'appalling', says SDLP Health Spokesperson Mark H Durkan
Western Trust info events on foster care Fir Trees 27 Feb, Silver Birches 28 Feb, Killyhevlin Hotel 1 March, Da Vinci's Derry 2 March
Health Minister Michelle O'Neill is putting £750,000 of funding into suicide prevention and mental health programmes
Many of the Filipino healthcare workers in Derry and NI have been victims of the ongoing conflict in the Philippines, says Mark Durkan MP
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

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Volunteers for Foyle Maritime Festival (July 14-22) needed! Deadline for applications is this Wednesday, June 20th
NWRC's free careers roadshow at Foyle Arena on Friday June 15 with employers Errigal Contracts, City Hotel, Garvan O’Doherty Group, Fujitsu
Western Trust's Maria Magee (pic), Gloria O'Connor, Liam Dunne and Yvonne McWhirter have won their categories in the NI Nurse of the Year
NWRC Limavady's 'Coding for Kids' computing summer camp runs from 9-11 July and will teach 9-11 yr olds code breaking and other IT skills
Bob Marley's Wailers headline Limavady's Stendhal Festival on Friday August 10 - e-tickets www.stendhalfestival.com - info line 0770 6280021