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Derry's ambulance team was 14 crews short last weekend and had to recruit help from Donegal - the problem is ongoing, says Mark H Durkan
Ignoring nurses' pay crisis over years has got to end, and NI needs brought up to UK levels, says SDLP's health spokesperson Mark H Durkan
Western Trust staff celebrated the contribution of nurses and midwives on International Nurses Day, Sunday 12 May 2019
Over 200 elderly and terminally ill patients died while awaiting discharge instead of dying at home, says Durkan
Public urged to attend Trust meetings from 6-13 May to address nurses' pay crisis and general Health Service shortfall of 12% in staffing
From this coming September boys aged 12-13 in NI can be vaccinated against Human Papillomavirus (HPV) related cancers
Now possessing epilepsy drug Pregabalin or seizures/pain drug Gabapentin without prescription will be a criminal offence
Adrian McDaid and family from Magilligan raised £27,387 for Attnagelvin Haematology at a charity dancing event at the Europa Hotel, Belfast
NIAS ambulance technicians can now train for the foundation degree in Paramedic Science, including extensive work in-hospital
Dept of Health says it is focussing on 'need for transparency' and 'Duty of Candour' in relation to Hyponatraemia-Related deaths (IHRD)
Cancer Focus NI extends bra fitting service for women after breast surgery to rural areas, in association with The Pink Ladies

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A Factory Girls reunion function would be the natural next step in celebrating the heritage of our shirt industry, says Cllr Shauna Cusack
Two men (42 and 49) are in court tomorrow charged with burglary and other offences following a number of burglaries in Derry
Nóra's parents Meabh and Sébastien met as student and tutor at Magee - book of condolence for Nóra now open until next Friday 23 August
Exhibition at Tower Museum from Monday 19th Aug - Sun 25 Aug celebrates Europe's largest collection of cannon on Derry's Walls
Teen mum Emma Webb almost gave up her NWRC course until her lecturer came to her house - now she is about to qualify as a paediatric nurse