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DOH urges public to keep up with social distancing and other precautions as the first cases of the Indian variant appear
A third of people with heart failure who do not get treatment die within a year, says SDLP's Mark Durkan
NI has 3,300 cases of skin cancer per year, almost all preventable by using sunscreen and informing GP of any changes in skin
New food labelling launched today will clearly show levels energy, fat, saturated fat, sugar and salt in the food we buy
Parents-to-be invited to first breast feeding information event this Friday, 21 June, St Columbs Park House at 10am
Carers and independence at home are vitally important, Poots tells Carers NI for Carer's Week today
SDLP's John Dallat calls for wardens or redcoats to catch able-bodied drivers using disabled bays at supermarkets
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

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After a year in development, NWRC's new interactive website offers course information and online applications - check it out! www.nwrc.ac.uk
Altnagelvin midwife Corina McGarrigle had her baby son, assisted by her colleagues, on International Midwives Day last Wednesday, 5th May
One person, 1 hour a day in hospitals and hospices, in children's wards 2 can visit but must 'rotate' so only 1 at a time is at bedside
Council have unveiled a mural by local company Peaball Creatives, dedicated to former Derry City player Mark Farren, at the Brandywell
Council has approved funding of £750,000 for a raft of arts, culture and heritage projects and events