Almost 700 Children have missed out on health assessments at 1 and 2 years of age in Derry due to pressure on the WHSCT, says Mark H Durkan
New 'Health Inequalities' report shows life expectancies in Derry (man 77.6 yrs, woman 81.9 yrs) are 3rd-lowest of 16 NI districts
James and Sean Mullan have donated £2,000 to NW Cancer Centre, Altnagelvin, in memory of Caitlyn, who passed away aged 19 in 2009
Staff of Court House, Bishop Street, generously donated £550 proceeds of their annual Christmas Jumper Day to the Lavender Suite Altnagelvin
New Diabetes UK figures show now 90,000 in NI living with Type 2 Diabetes - where early intervention can cure, says SF's Pat Sheehan
New special unit at Belfast City Hospital will treat women suffering from the consequences of vaginal mesh implants
Western Trust student midwives Shauna McClelland & Donna Walmsley cared for 60 mums and babies at Malawi's Ekeendeni Missionary Hospital
Judge says health trusts ‘covered up’ circumstances of children's deaths to ‘avoid scrutiny’; a 'catalogue of negligence' says Mark H Durkan
Substance abusers: heavy drinkers (44%), drug users (27.4%) or both (28.6%) - cannabis use unchanged but rise in use of Cocaine and Ecstasy
Western Trust is first in NI to introduce 'Hospice Friendly Hospitals End of Life Symbol', which promotes dignity and respect for patients
Mark H Durkan is urging Council to lead the way in removing solid plastics, such as bottles and cups, from our waste system


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Residents urged to respond to plans for Bogside Residents' Parking Scheme, plans now on display in Pilots Row and the Gasyard Centre
The new Brandywell Play Area threw open its gates for the first time today (Monday 12 March)
At 11.40am on Sat 10 March a man approached a silver Toyota in traffic and damaged the wipers and bonnet before trying to steal the vehicle
Public are urged to wear brightly-coloured socks in support of the 'Lots of Socks' campaign for Down Syndrome on Wednesday 21 March
Jamie-Lee O’Donnell is calling on local organisations who have received National Lottery funding to enter this year’s National Lotto Awards