Health

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
Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety has published the first bulletin from the Health Survey Northern Ireland for 2012
The Flu Vaccination Programme will be extended to all children to all children from 2014
The basic annual bursary for nurses and midwives entering training is now to be reduced to £5,165 per annum
Abiraterone – a breakthrough treatment for advanced prostate cancer – has been approved for use in Northern Ireland
Abiraterone, which has been approved for use on the NHS in England and Wales, should be approved for Northern Ireland, says Mark Durkan
Health Minister Edwin Poots has lent his support to a UK-wide consultation on whether tobacco products should be sold in plain packaging
A young local woman has brought changes to IVF tests at the Western Trust
Department of Health statistics have revealed that Catholics have a lower life expectancy
Northern Ireland has the world's highest recorded rates of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder ahead of war-hit regions such as Israel
Mark Durkan has hit out over the lack of specifics in the review of health services announced this morning

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Man (20s) broke into bungalow around 11.30am yesterday (Friday) but was challenged by residents, who were at home, and ran off empty-handed
As clocks go back and evenings darken police are urging pedestrians but also motorists to "stay safe and be seen"
Council leisure centres and services have reopened to new members and pay and go customers
"Lessons from the Troubles" considers how we can build our future here - contributors include Naomi Long, Mark Durkan, Denis Bradley
This pencil drawing of Seamus Heaney is the work of another former student of St. Columb’s College, Jude McCandless