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Western Trust confirms that first doses of the Pfizer Vaccine at the Trust’s three Mass Vaccination Centres will end this Saturday 31st July
Staff forced to work in unsafe conditions, and claims that some were made redundant when they complained, says Sinéad McLaughlin MLA
New Lumira DX rapid nasal swab test gives results in just 12 minutes and will assist Emergency Departments in receiving incoming patients
Last night Trust appealed to off-duty staff to return to hospital to avert an emergency - NHS heroes rushed back and prevented disaster
Flu vaccine now available for free to 50-64 year olds through participating community pharmacies, to reduce pressure on NHS
The Oxford/AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine has now been approved in addition to the current Pfizer vaccine, says Health Minister
Vaccinations have now been carried out in 80% of all care homes so far, to 8,940 care home residents and 10,484 care home staff
Following a late-night meeting on Sunday, Christmas bubbling will now be reduced to one day only on a date between 23 and 27 December
Aontú councillor Emmet Doyle sent us this photo which shows the scene last night in the Diamond as pubgoers ignored social distancing rules
Health Service has invested £9m in a new system for digital sharing of patient records among all health professionals caring for a patient
Health Minister Robin Swann wants to see safe visits for all care home residents across NI over Christmas and the New Year - and beyond

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Sinn Féin Councillor and Creggan woman Emma McGinley will now represent the Moor area on Derry City and Strabane District Council
Pfizer vaccine will now be offered to children aged 12-15 with specific health conditions or who are living with someone immunosuppressed
Top of the Hill's new £2.3m community centre has offices, child care, youth facilities, and a social hall and will boost community relations
Mayor met Boyzlife singers Keith Duffy and Brian McFadden at Guildhall ahead of their concert this Sunday August 1
While restrictions may relax on indoor entertainment from next Monday (26th), venues will still require a current entertainments licence