Health

Western Trust confirms that first doses of the Pfizer Vaccine at the Trust’s three Mass Vaccination Centres will end this Saturday 31st July
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
The Chief Medical Officer has warned that more must be done to help us all live longer

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Sinn Féin Councillor and Creggan woman Emma McGinley will now represent the Moor area on Derry City and Strabane District Council
Pfizer vaccine will now be offered to children aged 12-15 with specific health conditions or who are living with someone immunosuppressed
Top of the Hill's new £2.3m community centre has offices, child care, youth facilities, and a social hall and will boost community relations
Mayor met Boyzlife singers Keith Duffy and Brian McFadden at Guildhall ahead of their concert this Sunday August 1
While restrictions may relax on indoor entertainment from next Monday (26th), venues will still require a current entertainments licence