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The HPV vaccine will be given to boys for the first time - it helps protect both boys and girls from HPV infection and associated cancers
The Department of Health is being given an additional £40 million for spending between now and April 2018 while facing £70m of cuts
Western Trust appeals for foster carers: info seminars Tues 17th Oct 7.30pm in Da Vinci's, Mon 16 Oct 7.30pm Fir Trees Strabane
Derry beats Rome & Vienna to host 30th World Congress of the International Association for Suicide Prevention, hosting 600 delegates in 2019
Renal Unit receives donation of £2,500 from Malachy Martin, raised through sponsored weight loss, in memory of his friend Paul McKeever
Western Trust is inviting local patients to give feedback on their hospital experience in a survey at www.10000voices.info
Feel Good Fortnight begins today and encourages us towards positive mental health and to 'notice the world without the use of technology'
Western Trust calls for new organ donors during Organ Donation Week from 4-10 September
Lack of an Executive is holding back solution to problem of prescription drugs addiction, says Nichola Mallon
Elisha McCallion calls for a relaxing of notoriously difficult English testing for foreign nurses, to boost recruitment
Proposals include:close 30 beds, reduce elective treatments, consolidate services at William St and Rectory Field homes, constrain admin pay

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Climate Strike, Guildhall Square Friday 1pm, and 'Our Earth Our Future' March from Waterside Train Station to Guildhall at 2pm on Saturday
One premises in 17 was burgled in Donegal since 2010, a 5.75% burglary rate, but well below national average of 13.34%, says Phonewatch
Police photo shows the car containing command wired explosive device in Creggan would have endangered the lives of two neighbouring families
Famed trad singer Kate Crossan, Irish music and dance, African djembe drumming on Culture Night this Friday, build-up begins from noon
NWRC science student and local mum Suzanne Ramage has made it to UK finals of World Skills Competition as a lab technician