Health

Drugs giant Vertex has made formal offer for NI giving pricing of Orkambi, Symkevi and Kalydeco equivalent to NHS in England
Every year, 14 people die in NI waiting for organ donation - think about that this Organ Donation Week 2-8 September
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
Western Trust's maternity team is one of the top 10 maternity departments in UK for preventing stillbirths, says the Perinatal Institute
Western Trust's Bernie Michaelides MBE has received the title of Queen's Nurse to recognise her commitment to high standards of patient care
Council offers swimming, squash, table tennis, badminton, 5-a-side and basketball for just £1 before 5pm for under-18s in July and August
Sperrin Unit receives £9,552 from relatives of patients Elma McKnight, Heather Haire and Junior Barton, raised through a sponsored walk
Council backs NI Water's 'Refillution' initiative to get us refilling our water bottles at home or on the go, rather than using more plastic
200 Trust employees recently lost 111 stone and 10 metres from their waistline in 'Choose To Lose' programme - "the height of 2 giraffes"
Public consultations on reshaping breast assessment care and stroke care take place in Omagh (Silverbirch Hotel) and Coleraine (Lodge Hotel)
Trust staff Donna Pike, Amanda Buchanan, Tracy McGilligan, Claire Kerr, Jennifer Jordan, Lesley Mitchell, and Lorraine Feeney all mentioned

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Man in his 30s sentenced to six month suspended sentence for breaking a bone is his partner's foot and biting her face
Council is now putting in £75,000 to purchase green space at former school and develop greenways around the site, says Cllr Martin Reilly
Broken pathways and cobbles at Meadowview Crescent, Rosemount will now be relandscaped and repaired with grass areas, says Mark H Durkan
Over 20 exhibitors will be at Letterkenny Institute's Green Day on 28 Nov, as experts look at how renewable energy is crucial in Ireland
The animatronic Snow Lion protects the White Queen and would like to meet you for a 'selfie' at Derry's Winterland Markets 14-15 Dec