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Hundreds of NI children contact Childline with bullying woes

NSPCC Northern Ireland is marking anti-bullying week with new figures revealing that almost 300 local young people turned to Childline last year with worries about bullying and cyberbullying.
Offbeat

Prince Harry’s praise for ‘Royal’ team in Belfast

Prince Harry has personally thanked a team of health professionals from Belfast – using video technology as Storm Ophelia prevented the RVH team from making it to London to receive a prestigious award in person.

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Preparing an injection

Thousands eligible to receive shingles vaccination - are you?

The Public Health Agency (PHA) is reminding all people aged 70 that they are eligible to receive the shingles vaccine.

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Air Ambulance NI

Air Ambulance NI recruiting for members of fundraising team

The Air Ambulance Northern Ireland is now recruiting for Area Fundraising Managers across Northern Ireland - after deployment of the service has exceeded expectations in the first two months since its launch.

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Dunloy Cycling Club at The Dark Hedges promoting their 'Tour of Legends'

Hop on your bike for the ‘Tour of Legends’ with Nicolas Roche

Dunloy Cycling Club’s Tour of Legends Sportive will take place on Saturday, October 14, with cycling star Nicolas Roche joining in to raise funds for Cancer Focus Northern Ireland and Community Rescue Service.

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Sinead Stewart

Tributes paid to tragic mother Sinead Stewart

Friends have told of their devastation on social media after the untimely death of 27-year-old Sinead Stewart.
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Asda Community Champion, Sheila Palmer, 'answers the call' to raise funds for this year's Tickled Pink campaign, and highlights the support offered by Breast Cancer Care's helpline - a phone line which provides advice and information to women and their families following a breast cancer diagnosis (0808 800 6000).

Asda ‘calls in’ support for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Asda Coleraine Community Champion, Sheila Palmer, has ‘answered the call’ to support this year’s Asda Tickled Pink campaign, which will raise vital funds for Breast Cancer Care and Breast Cancer Now.

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The average life expectancies in Northern Ireland for men and women are 78.3 and 82.3 years respectively.

REVEALED: Life expectancy in your area

The life expectancies for men and women living in the 11 local council areas of Northern Ireland have been revealed.

Health

Grieving mum makes asthma awareness video

The mother of a young man who died after a severe asthma attack has made a moving video to highlight how serious the condition can be.

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TV personality Eamonn Holmes visits the Northern Ireland Hospice in north Belfast and chats with patient Ursula Burns. Photo by Pacemaker Belfast

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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Photographer - Mark Bruce

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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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