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Aontú Cllr Emmet Doyle reveals that 412 nursing and midwifery staff under age 40 and 44 consultants and doctors have left in last 4 years
Extension to Altnagelvin’s Emergency Department is now operational providing a new 50 seater waiting area and a new minors unit
Trust's 'Phone First' service from next Monday 25/01 will assess patients and direct them to the right service, avoiding waiting rooms
Visiting has been suspended on all Western Trust facilities on the advice of the Chief Medical Officer
Staff forced to work in unsafe conditions, and claims that some were made redundant when they complained, says Sinéad McLaughlin MLA
New Lumira DX rapid nasal swab test gives results in just 12 minutes and will assist Emergency Departments in receiving incoming patients
Last night Trust appealed to off-duty staff to return to hospital to avert an emergency - NHS heroes rushed back and prevented disaster
Flu vaccine now available for free to 50-64 year olds through participating community pharmacies, to reduce pressure on NHS
The Oxford/AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine has now been approved in addition to the current Pfizer vaccine, says Health Minister
Vaccinations have now been carried out in 80% of all care homes so far, to 8,940 care home residents and 10,484 care home staff
Following a late-night meeting on Sunday, Christmas bubbling will now be reduced to one day only on a date between 23 and 27 December

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