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The HPV vaccine will be given to boys for the first time - it helps protect both boys and girls from HPV infection and associated cancers
Mark H Durkan welcomes exploration of a cross-border paediatric pathology service to avoid babies being transported to Liverpool
Deceased babies and children will be sent to Liverpool for autopsy from January 2019 - post mortems will take at least a week
Recall for a further 1,044 people discharged to their GP by Dr Michael Watt to ensure they are on the correct medication
SDLP MLA Sinéad Bradley will lead new task force to combat loneliness, which goes far beyond the core groups of the elderly and disabled
Derry GP practices to have Multi-Disciplinary Teams, adding physiotherapists, mental health specialists and social workers
Gillian Moffit from Fermanagh donates £6,450 to Altnagelvin and Fermanagh Neonatal Units to say thanks for care given to her son 5 yrs ago
New 'Pool Pod' platform lifts at Foyle Arena and Omagh Leisure Centre will make swimming more accessible for limited mobility customers
Public Health Agency says dementia sufferers and over-65s can order free home safety checks provided by Home Safety Officers from Council
Department of Health issues new emergency licence for medicinal cannabis to continue treating epilepsy of 13 year old Billy Caldwell
Number of people waiting over 12 hours in A&E has doubled in past year - 'appalling', says SDLP Health Spokesperson Mark H Durkan

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Climate Strike, Guildhall Square Friday 1pm, and 'Our Earth Our Future' March from Waterside Train Station to Guildhall at 2pm on Saturday
One premises in 17 was burgled in Donegal since 2010, a 5.75% burglary rate, but well below national average of 13.34%, says Phonewatch
Police photo shows the car containing command wired explosive device in Creggan would have endangered the lives of two neighbouring families
Photographers aged 8-16 can use camera or phone to snap a historic site around Strabane - entries by 30 Sept for inclusion in 2020 calendar
Famed trad singer Kate Crossan, Irish music and dance, African djembe drumming on Culture Night this Friday, build-up begins from noon