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People who are aged 60-64 can now book a Covid-19 vaccine online at one of the trust vaccination centres
Health Service has invested £9m in a new system for digital sharing of patient records among all health professionals caring for a patient
Health Minister Robin Swann wants to see safe visits for all care home residents across NI over Christmas and the New Year - and beyond
Western Trust is missing all its waiting time targets despite 231 young people waiting for mental health treatment, says Rory Farrell
Health Service is 200,000 flu vaccines short and so cannot complete over-65s vaccination programme, says Mark H Durkan
'Phone First' will now be trialled at Causeway Hospital enabling staff to direct patients straight to appropriate departments other than ED
Mythbuster #1: today Robin Swann is busting the myth that Covid-19 patients are being prioritised over patients with other conditions
Altnagelvin has reassured patients that text alerts about x-ray appointments are genuine, contrary to unfounded speculation on social media
The PHA is advising against children trick or treating around their neighbourhood this year, due to the Coronavirus restrictions
Altnagelvin has activated 'low surge' plan to create extra beds to deal with Covid cases - it now has 2 free beds and can create 3 more
As Altnagelvin reports that all ICU beds are now full, Foyle MLA Sinéad McLaughlin urges public to stick to safety rules

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