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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
Success awards for young people reared in care were presented at a special ceremony in the Guildhall last weekend
With 140 people in Northern Ireland awaiting transplants, Western Trust hopes people will 'have a heart' and take organ donor card this week
The life-extending ovarian cancer drug Niraparib has been approved for Northern Ireland for the first time
Sinn Féin MLA Karen Mullan asks for free sanitary products in schools - 49% of girls have missed a day because they could not afford them
A report from the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health Ireland slams 'no progress’ on child health policy, says Mark H Durkan MLA
Anxiety? Depression? Poor Sleep? Western Trust to run free weekly stress control sessions in Foyle Arena from Thurs 10 Jan to Thurs 14 Feb
New courses will focus on outdoor play, nutrition, reducing anxiety in children and managing challenging behaviour - leading to OCN Award
Names like dear, love, girls and lads banned in southern hospitals, as are names referring to ailments such as 'the one with the hip'
NWRC student Caitlin Hasson has won a £5,500 pa JP McManus Scholarship to continue her physiotherapy studies in Manchester
Western Trust awarded first ever Macmillan Quality Environment Mark for excellent cancer care standards at the Macmillan Centre Altnagelvin

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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