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From Monday July 6, couples will be able to attend baby scans together, following a decision by Health Minister Robin Swann
Disappointing first-quarter cancer waiting times reflect need for overhaul in healthcare - and second quarter figures will be worse
Chief Medical Officer warns threat from Covid-19 in NI remains very real and urges continuation of strict social distancing and hand hygiene
Calls to bring forward package of support for the families of nurses who suffer death in service from Coronavirus, as already in place in GB
Food deliveries under COVID-19 Food Parcel Service for those medically shielding are to continue - helpline number is 0808 802 0020
Extra funding of £32,400 will enable Community Crisis Intervention Centre to continue its work for 3 extra months, till end of September
New Department of Health report says "any subsequent waves of the epidemic have the potential to be significantly worse than wave 1"
The HSCB's new Regional Scrutiny Committee can hear requests by consultants for drugs and treatments not yet approved in Northern Ireland
An ongoing review of hospital visiting policy, now under way within Department of Health, is a welcome step, says DUP's Gary Middleton MLA
Major £300 investment will create a Digital Care Record for everyone, vastly reducing dependence on paper records within 10 years
1.5m respirator masks arrive in Belfast as first consignment of a major PPE order from China - total order is for 63m masks

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Prisons are preparing to return to visiting, under strict health guidelines, from 27 July, says Justice Minister Naomi Long
Joe Barr leaves Malin Head at 4pm today to attempt Malin-Mizen-Malin in under 48 hours, hoping to break the current World Cycling record
Mayor Brian Tierney has offered his congratulations and best wishes to Marie Lindsay on her retirement as principal of St Mary's College
Tommy Fleming to play Millennium Forum next February - tickets on sale from Friday 3 July and cost £28
City Colts FC have generously donated £2,770 to Altnagelvin staff raised through an online concert