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From Monday July 6, couples will be able to attend baby scans together, following a decision by Health Minister Robin Swann
All frontline healthcare workers should be tested to ensure that self-isolation is not needlessly reducing workforce, says Colum Eastwood
New interactive Covid-19 information app for NI - search for Covid-19 NI on the Apple App Store and Covid-19 NI on Google Play
New plans include prioritisation of patient care, urgent discharge of all medically fit patients, and an end to general hospital visiting
Virus expert says best way to kill coronavirus is to wash items packed in plastic with soapy water - also wash your hands after reading mail
First Primary Care Covid-19 centre opened today at Altnagelvin, where virus cases can be separated from other patients for treatment
Health Minister has announced additional funding of £10.5million to support the pressures being faced by community pharmacies
Discretionary Support Scheme will make awards based on individual circumstances to victims of the Coronavirus, says Minister Deirdre Hargey
One-off payments of £3,000 to £6,700 now to be made to those diagnosed with Hepatitis C or HIV after receiving NHS-supplied infected blood
Health Minister Robin Swann says: "Stay at home. Wash your hands. Keep your distance. Protect yourself, protect others, protect the NHS."
Trust will reduce the number of non-urgent outpatient appointments - Emergency/cancer surgery and ante-natal appointments will be unaffected

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Prisons are preparing to return to visiting, under strict health guidelines, from 27 July, says Justice Minister Naomi Long
Joe Barr leaves Malin Head at 4pm today to attempt Malin-Mizen-Malin in under 48 hours, hoping to break the current World Cycling record
Mayor Brian Tierney has offered his congratulations and best wishes to Marie Lindsay on her retirement as principal of St Mary's College
Tommy Fleming to play Millennium Forum next February - tickets on sale from Friday 3 July and cost £28
City Colts FC have generously donated £2,770 to Altnagelvin staff raised through an online concert