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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
Ignoring nurses' pay crisis over years has got to end, and NI needs brought up to UK levels, says SDLP's health spokesperson Mark H Durkan
Western Trust staff celebrated the contribution of nurses and midwives on International Nurses Day, Sunday 12 May 2019
Over 200 elderly and terminally ill patients died while awaiting discharge instead of dying at home, says Durkan
Public urged to attend Trust meetings from 6-13 May to address nurses' pay crisis and general Health Service shortfall of 12% in staffing
From this coming September boys aged 12-13 in NI can be vaccinated against Human Papillomavirus (HPV) related cancers
Now possessing epilepsy drug Pregabalin or seizures/pain drug Gabapentin without prescription will be a criminal offence
Adrian McDaid and family from Magilligan raised £27,387 for Attnagelvin Haematology at a charity dancing event at the Europa Hotel, Belfast
NIAS ambulance technicians can now train for the foundation degree in Paramedic Science, including extensive work in-hospital
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

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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
Photographers aged 8-16 can use camera or phone to snap a historic site around Strabane - entries by 30 Sept for inclusion in 2020 calendar
Famed trad singer Kate Crossan, Irish music and dance, African djembe drumming on Culture Night this Friday, build-up begins from noon