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PHA programme to tackle type 2 diabetes

A new programme to tackle the increasing prevalence of type 2 diabetes has been launched by the Public Health Agency. The programme has been developed as part of Northern Ireland’s approach to providing innovative services which have a focus on prevention and has been supported by investment from the transformation fund.

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Rachel before having 19 inches cut off her beautiful hair.

Rachel cuts her hair for charity

20-YEAR-OLD Rachel Scott, from Ballymoney, has raised an amazing £550 for Northern Ireland Children’s Hospice and The Little Princess Trust by cutting 19 inches off her beautiful hair.

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Pictured enjoying the Gillian Adams Angel Foundation Colour Run event.

Charity run with a splash of COLOUR

The Gillian Adams Angel Foundation based in Stranocum were definitely tickled pink, blue, red, purple and yellow after the huge success of their Colour Run fundraising event.

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Pictured at the opening of The Meadows are Sister Morag Boyd, broadcaster Sarah Travers and Caroline Diamond, Lead for Maternity and Gynaecology Inpatients.

Welcome to ‘The Meadows’ gynae suite

‘The Meadows,’ a state of the art, purpose built, two-bedded treatment suite for gynaecological outpatient and day case treatments at Causeway Hospital, has officially opened its doors and treated its first patients.

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Pictured (L-R) are: Professor Sonja McIlfatrick, Ulster University, Donna McConnell, winner of the Nursing Research Award and Janice Smyth, Director of the RCN in Northern Ireland.

Success at Nurse of the Year Awards

A number of local nurses have won awards at the Royal College of Nursing (RCN) Northern Ireland Nurse of the Year Awards 2018 held recently in the Culloden Hotel, Holywood.

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