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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
1 pack a day costs £49 a week or £210 a month, so why not 'Swap Fags for Swag' with 750,000 other smokers on No Smoking Day
Minister for Education John O'Dowd urges parents to take advantage of school canteens on first International School Meals Day today
SDLP's Pat Ramsey secures link with CERN Supercollider's Professor Steve Myers for research into new radiotherapy treatments
Health service must be quicker to identify and implement best practice, and value innovators who strive for change, says Poots
NI hospitals have 6.9% waiting over 21 weeks for outpatient appointments, and 4.4% waiting over 36 weeks for a hospital stay
SDLP's Mark Durkan backs Action on Hearing Loss as 10% of people are diagnosed with 'tinnitus' - hearing damage and ringing in the ears
ABP Food Group in Monaghan welcomes announcement that horse content in its burgers originated not in Ireland but Poland
ABP Foods loses Burger King contract over Tesco value burger that had 29% horse meat
Strategy promotes mental wellbeing for children and young people to age 19, and includes infant mental health recommendations
Altnagelvin's stroke ward closed to admissions as 6 patients and 3 staff struck by suspected Norovirus bug

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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