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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
High air pollution levels today in City due to easterly airflows from England and Europe are expected to improve from tomorrow
The long term consequences of November's fire sees some patients in Altnagelvin waiting more than double target waiting times for surgery
In last 3 months of 2012, 99.9% of those referred to a breast cancer specialist were seen within 2 weeks of their referral
95% of suspected cancers should be treated within 2 months, only 82.8% were, but of confirmed cancers 97.9% were treated within 31 days
Council's 12 Community Safety Wardens now qualified to act as initial response to cardiac emergencies
Initiative will develop sport, arts and cultural links to combat mental health problems and tackle high suicide rates in rural areas
Complex pool to close for maintenance from Monday 18th March and reopen on April 1st.
Dementia nursing unit at Glengalliagh Road will close by the end of May, with relocation of 31 staff
Western Trust has closed Ward 3 to admissions and asks public not to visit patients if they have been feeling unwell themselves
Ivacaftor is the first drug to target the underlying causes of CF rather than just symptoms, and will help NI's 500 CF sufferers

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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
Decision to take cars queueing for McDonalds off road and on to Fort George site increases safety on Strand Rd, says Sinéad McLaughlin
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