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A staff member at Strabane's Riversdale Leisure Centre has received a positive COVID-19 test and the centre has been closed for the moment
Disappointing first-quarter cancer waiting times reflect need for overhaul in healthcare - and second quarter figures will be worse
Chief Medical Officer warns threat from Covid-19 in NI remains very real and urges continuation of strict social distancing and hand hygiene
Calls to bring forward package of support for the families of nurses who suffer death in service from Coronavirus, as already in place in GB
Food deliveries under COVID-19 Food Parcel Service for those medically shielding are to continue - helpline number is 0808 802 0020
Extra funding of £32,400 will enable Community Crisis Intervention Centre to continue its work for 3 extra months, till end of September
New Department of Health report says "any subsequent waves of the epidemic have the potential to be significantly worse than wave 1"
The HSCB's new Regional Scrutiny Committee can hear requests by consultants for drugs and treatments not yet approved in Northern Ireland
An ongoing review of hospital visiting policy, now under way within Department of Health, is a welcome step, says DUP's Gary Middleton MLA
Major £300 investment will create a Digital Care Record for everyone, vastly reducing dependence on paper records within 10 years
1.5m respirator masks arrive in Belfast as first consignment of a major PPE order from China - total order is for 63m masks

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Mayor joined Seamus Breslin and Trevor Temple at City Cemetery for Derry's 'History of the Headstones' tour to celebrate Good Relations Week
Council to reopen cemeteries from 8am – 7pm from this Saturday (19th September) but social distancing rules will still apply
Health Minister's £60,000 to keep Crisis Intervention Service running until April is welcome, but ongoing and long-term support is needed
Culmore Community Partnership opened the doors of the newly renovated Culmore Community Hub at Victoria Hall this week
Joe Mahon returns to UTV from Monday 21st September at 8pm in a brand new series, Lough Foyle