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Drugs giant Vertex has made formal offer for NI giving pricing of Orkambi, Symkevi and Kalydeco equivalent to NHS in England
Public are urged to consider using the car less on Clean Air Day, Thursday June 20
Patients who finish radiotherapy or chemo can ring the bell to signal the end of their treatment and to symbolise hope for the future
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

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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