Health

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
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
Success awards for young people reared in care were presented at a special ceremony in the Guildhall last weekend
With 140 people in Northern Ireland awaiting transplants, Western Trust hopes people will 'have a heart' and take organ donor card this week

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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
FSR rescued a person from the river at 05.37 this morning - after treatment at the scene the person was transferred to hospital
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