Health

From Monday July 6, couples will be able to attend baby scans together, following a decision by Health Minister Robin Swann
New carers card will allow carers access to priority shopping hours at supermarkets - cards available from local health trust
The Executive has today confirmed further minor relaxations to Coronavirus regulations from Monday (8 June)
£11.7m for care homes to cover funding of 80% sick pay for staff, new equipment, cleaning, and tablets to keep in touch with family
New figures indicate NI needs 100s more doctors to bring care levels up to levels in GB, says SDLP MLA Sinead McLaughlin
Community Crisis Intervention Service in Derry needs £215,000 to continue, but will run out of funds in 4 weeks, says Cara Hunter MLA
NHS waiting times 'not unexpected' as 79% of patients wait over 9 weeks compared to 50% target - and next quarter will be worse, says Swann
Finance Minister announces £1.6million will be made available so that health staff will not lose pay for strike days
New anti-viral drug Remdesivir cuts recovery time from Covid-19 by up to 4 days and will now be available to patients in Northern Ireland
SDLP MLAs Cara Hunter (East Derry) and Colin McGrath (Down) urge public not to forget social distancing when visiting our seaside towns
In Northern Ireland currently 4.2% of school age children have autism: www.health-ni.gov.uk/articles/autism-statistics

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Last night, man approached by 3 men at King's Lane, one with a gun who attempts to shoot him - but gun jams and gang of three run off
Outdoor facilities only will be open to sports clubs from Friday 17 July - but clubs will need special Covid-19 risk assessment documents
A man remains in hospital following a 4-vehicle collision on Crescent Link last Saturday, 4 July - PSNI continue to appeal for information
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