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Eamonn Holmes: People don’t come to NI Hospice to die, they come here to live

TV star Eamonn Holmes, who grew up a short distance from Northern Ireland Hospice’s adult and children’s facilities in north Belfast, said he had witnessed an amazing transformation.

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An organ donor

Hundreds of transplants missed each year because families didn’t know relative’s wishes

A reluctance to talk about death is leading to hundreds of life-saving transplant opportunities being missed, say the NHS.

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Coronation Street - Ep 9199

Monday 3rd July 2017 - 2nd Ep

Having found out from Robert about Chesney Brown�"s [SAM ASTON] injuries, Sinead Tinker [KATIE McGLYNN] rushes to the bistro. When she sees blood soaked Daniel cradling Chesney, Sinead assumes Daniel must have attacked him. Daniel�"s hurt that she could think such a thing. The paramedics arrive and Chesney is loaded into an ambulance. 

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Causeway Coast is worst for waiting times

The Causeway Coast Hospital in Coleraine has reported the worst performance against the government’s key A&E waiting time target in Northern Ireland.

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A general view of a hospital corridor

Health waiting times grow even worse

Crucial health service waiting list times have continued to worsen, according to the latest set of figures released today.

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Cloughmills health programme for men

Cloughmills health programme for men

The Cloughmills Pharmacy has launched a new health improvement programme in partnership with the Cloughmills Community Action Team.

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Antrim Area Hospital. AT5-312JC

Bed closures and increased hospital parking charges among Trust’s cost saving proposals

The Northern Health and Social Services Trust has just announced consultative proposals to reduce a wide range of services in order to make financial savings

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Walker family ‘walk the  talk’ for Chest, Heart and Stroke

Walker family ‘walk the talk’ for Chest, Heart and Stroke

Claire Walker, her mum Priscilla and Northern Ireland Chest Heart and Stroke’s Causeway Support Group members Lorna Wilmont and Isobel Houston are urging as many people as possible to put on their best walking shoes and take part in the NICHS Causeway Coast Walk on Saturday, September 23.

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Members of the Rathlin community who are working to make it the UK's  first dementia friendly island. Alzheimers Societys local Dementia Support Worker visited Rathlin Island on  June 27 and delivered Dementia Friendly Community Workshops to residents and representatives from local
businesses.

Rathlin’s aim to become UK’s first dementia friendly island

As Rathlin Island gets set to become the UK’s first Dementia Friendly Island, Alzheimer’s Society is calling on organisations, businesses and individuals in Causeway to nominate themselves or others for the charity’s Northern Ireland Dementia Friendly Awards.

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Police officers stand next to the van involved on an attack in Las Ramblas

Barcelona terror attack: PSNI issue advice to holidaymakers

The PSNI has issued potentially life-saving advice for local people on what to do in the event of a firearm or weapons attack abroad in the wake of the Barcelona attack.

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NSPCC image - exams

Childline sees rise in counselling for Northern Ireland children anxious about exams

Childline is offering support to young people worried about exam results as teenagers across the country wait anxiously for AS and A-Level grades published this week.

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Portrush Breastfeeding Support Group.

Portrush Support Group celebrate World Breastfeeding Week

Mothers and babies in Portrush celebrated breastfeeding success last week with a sumptuous tea party.

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Giants Causeway

Do you dare to take on the Clifftop Experience at the Giant’s Causeway?

The National Trust and local tour company, ‘Away A Wee Walk,’ are delighted to be relaunching the spectacular hike which offers visitors the opportunity to venture along the stunning journey across the Causeway Coast’s clifftop path.
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A sad child - NSPCC image

'Bullying doesn’t stop when school stops' warns NSPCC

The NSPCC’s Childline service in Northern Ireland is reminding children and parents that just because it’s the middle of the school holidays, there is often no holiday from bullying for the many children who experience this misery.

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Getting the flu jab

New marker can identify those most at risk of flu

A mutated gene that more than doubles the risk of dying from flu has been discovered in a breakthrough that could save thousands of lives.

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Eden McAlister, Katherine Walker and Miss Northern Ireland Anna Henry

Are you ready for a Sparkle Dash?

Northern Ireland Children’s Hospice is hosting its first ever Sparkle Dash 5k event this summer - bringing a festival of glitter and entertainment to Giants Park, Belfast on Sunday, August 6.

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A total of 6,189 complaint issues were made in 2016/17.

REVEALED: Total number of complaints made in your health trust area

A total of 6,189 complaint issues were made to health and social care (H.S.C.) trusts throughout Northern Ireland in 2016/17, according to a report released by the Department of Health.

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LMK Law raised �1,000 from their recent Will Month which was presented to the Northern Ireland Hospice

Ballymoney law firm helps Hospice

In March, Northern Ireland Hospice held a province wide “Make A Will Month”.

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Defib training at Route 2 Health

Defib training at Route 2 Health

A Ballymoney gym has provided life-saving equipment for the public’s use at Main Street in the town.

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Their generation - new youth lifestyle survey unveiled

Their generation - new youth lifestyle survey unveiled

Nearly one in three young people have concerns about their mental health - but most did not seek help from anyone, a new survey has revealed.

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