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Derry's ambulance team was 14 crews short last weekend and had to recruit help from Donegal - the problem is ongoing, says Mark H Durkan
High air pollution levels today in City due to easterly airflows from England and Europe are expected to improve from tomorrow
The long term consequences of November's fire sees some patients in Altnagelvin waiting more than double target waiting times for surgery
In last 3 months of 2012, 99.9% of those referred to a breast cancer specialist were seen within 2 weeks of their referral
95% of suspected cancers should be treated within 2 months, only 82.8% were, but of confirmed cancers 97.9% were treated within 31 days
Council's 12 Community Safety Wardens now qualified to act as initial response to cardiac emergencies
Initiative will develop sport, arts and cultural links to combat mental health problems and tackle high suicide rates in rural areas
Complex pool to close for maintenance from Monday 18th March and reopen on April 1st.
Dementia nursing unit at Glengalliagh Road will close by the end of May, with relocation of 31 staff
Western Trust has closed Ward 3 to admissions and asks public not to visit patients if they have been feeling unwell themselves
Ivacaftor is the first drug to target the underlying causes of CF rather than just symptoms, and will help NI's 500 CF sufferers

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A Factory Girls reunion function would be the natural next step in celebrating the heritage of our shirt industry, says Cllr Shauna Cusack
Two men (42 and 49) are in court tomorrow charged with burglary and other offences following a number of burglaries in Derry
Nóra's parents Meabh and Sébastien met as student and tutor at Magee - book of condolence for Nóra now open until next Friday 23 August
Exhibition at Tower Museum from Monday 19th Aug - Sun 25 Aug celebrates Europe's largest collection of cannon on Derry's Walls
Teen mum Emma Webb almost gave up her NWRC course until her lecturer came to her house - now she is about to qualify as a paediatric nurse