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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
Western Trust is missing all its waiting time targets despite 231 young people waiting for mental health treatment, says Rory Farrell
Health Service is 200,000 flu vaccines short and so cannot complete over-65s vaccination programme, says Mark H Durkan
'Phone First' will now be trialled at Causeway Hospital enabling staff to direct patients straight to appropriate departments other than ED
Mythbuster #1: today Robin Swann is busting the myth that Covid-19 patients are being prioritised over patients with other conditions
Altnagelvin has reassured patients that text alerts about x-ray appointments are genuine, contrary to unfounded speculation on social media
The PHA is advising against children trick or treating around their neighbourhood this year, due to the Coronavirus restrictions
Altnagelvin has activated 'low surge' plan to create extra beds to deal with Covid cases - it now has 2 free beds and can create 3 more
As Altnagelvin reports that all ICU beds are now full, Foyle MLA Sinéad McLaughlin urges public to stick to safety rules
Robin Swann must self-isolate for 14 days after a note last night from the StopCOVID NI app that he was in contact with an infected person
Council warns of dangers of fireworks, sparkers, candles and open flames, and reminds that costumes can easily catch fire

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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