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Community Crisis Intervention Service in Derry needs £215,000 to continue, but will run out of funds in 4 weeks, says Cara Hunter MLA
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
Medical School in Derry is key to an NI cancer strategy - cancer patients have no time to wait for ministerial approval, says Mark H Durkan
Surgery hubs will now be opened for General Surgery and Endoscopy, Urology, Gynaecology, Orthopaedics, ENT, Paediatrics and Neurology
NI to get its first NHS weight loss surgery centre offering gastric bands or gastric bypass procedures - at SW Acute Hospital Enniskillen
Western Trust had 798 attacks on nurses, 18 on doctors, 53 on other staff, out of NI total of 6,651 attacks in 2018
After a meeting with Marie Curie NI, Mark H Durkan praised elderly carers, who are under immense strain and must not be 'taken for granted'
Louise, Roisin, Tracy, Laura, Anne & Lynda from Piston Sisters charity bikers' club hand £570 to Altnagelvin's Kathy McBride and Cathy Grady
Workshop on loneliness and social isolation among older people hosted by Commissioner for Older People Eddie Lynch in Derry on Tue 26 March
Western Trust plans a Cityside Health and Care Centre at Fort George which will employ 500 people

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Department for Communities is treating charities 'with contempt' with no support provided during virus pandemic, says Mark H Durkan MLA
Black Vectra hit a blue Golf at Woodend Road, but failed to stop and drove on towards Derry at 4.20pm yesterday, Wednesday 27 May
Today's £12 million funding package will support substitute teachers struggling through loss of income due to the virus crisis
After cancellation of this year's Jazz Festival, Van Morrison will be at Forum on Apr 30 & May 1 2021 - tickets valid but refunds available
NWRC is encouraging students to 'stay local' with a week of virtual information sessions on available courses, from June 1-June 7