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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
Dept of Health is proposing a 3% pay rise for health and social care staff for 2018-19
Dept of Finance today set public sector pay policy for 2018/19 and is moving away from limiting increases to 1%
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

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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