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£11.7m for care homes to cover funding of 80% sick pay for staff, new equipment, cleaning, and tablets to keep in touch with family
Magee and Altnagelvin nurse Carla McClintock is “Most Inspirational Student Nurse of the Year" at Nursing Times awards in London
Contact with roundworm in dog waste can cause impaired vision or even blindness, warns Council as the summer dog-walking season begins
New vaccination and booster programme for children aged 5-15 will prevent measles outbreaks such as in England and Wales, says Poots
The SDLP will tomorrow table a motion in the Assembly challenging the current 'Transforming your Care' proposals
Boston senator Therese Murray and pharma executives to promote e-health in City this Thursday May 9
Pat Ramsey has applauded Edwin Poots' decision to take decisions on nursing homes away from Health Trusts as good news for care residents
Pat Ramsey calls on Western Trust to use today's meeting to halt plans for closure of 4 nursing homes
Edwin Poots has renegued on promise that no residents would be moved until alternative accommodation was available, says Sinn Féin
Beginning in July, treatment with new oral vaccine Rotarix will protect children against the diarrhoea bug rotavirus
Trust highlights Multiple Sclerosis Awareness Week from April 29 - May 5 and offers support and advice via the MS Team on 028 71 296 132

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Man (21) attacked by 2 men, struck with baseball bat at Gorteen Crescent around 6pm on Sunday 21 May - now in hospital with fractured skull
Department for Communities is treating charities 'with contempt' with no support provided during virus pandemic, says Mark H Durkan MLA
Black Vectra hit a blue Golf at Woodend Road, but failed to stop and drove on towards Derry at 4.20pm yesterday, Wednesday 27 May
After cancellation of this year's Jazz Festival, Van Morrison will be at Forum on Apr 30 & May 1 2021 - tickets valid but refunds available
NWRC is encouraging students to 'stay local' with a week of virtual information sessions on available courses, from June 1-June 7