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Belfast City's tower block will be NI's first Nightingale Hospital with 230 beds - surge plans also include expansion at Altnagelvin
Trust will reduce the number of non-urgent outpatient appointments - Emergency/cancer surgery and ante-natal appointments will be unaffected
Health Minister outines first phase of surge plan measures to deal with Coronavirus from now until mid-April - click here for details
The first COVID-19 related death in NI has taken place in a hospital in the Greater Belfast area
Translink asks public to pre-pay tickets at stations and wash hands before boarding buses and trains
Experts generally agree that paracetamol should be first choice against coronavirus, as ibuprofen may affect the immune system
Chief Pharmaceutical Officer Cathy Harrison asks public not to stockpile medicines and not order extra supplies from doctor due to Covid-19
Coronavirus now a 'notifiable' disease, requiring Northern Ireland's GPs to inform the Public Health Agency if they suspect a case
Public Health Agency asked 10 pupils and staff from Limavady Grammar School returning from Italy to self-isolate for 14 days as precaution
Derry has an air pollution crisis, says Sinead McLaughlin MLA - Brandywell had worst levels of coal smoke pollution in UK in recent years
With 62% of NI adults now overweight, the Western Trust is promoting its 'Extras' nutrition campaign: https://www.choosetolivebetter.com/

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Man (25) appears in court in Derry this morning charged with grievous bodily harm after a woman was stabbed in Limavady on Friday night
COVID-19 testing at the SSE Arena is for healthcare workers and is by appointment only and complements work already under way by Trusts
Two teenage males, one with knife, demanded cash from female staff member in shop at Lisnafin Park today (02/04) but left empty-handed
Conor's new single 'Lovely Derry on the Banks of the Foyle' is 99p all for Altnagelvin Hospital - click image for links to buy
All tickets automatically valid for rescheduled performances - for cancelled events, your card will be refunded automatically