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‘My 17 days in a coma fighting pneumonia and sepsis in ICU’

One day I was sitting at my desk at News Letter headquarters, when I realised I was coming down with the cold. So far, so commonplace. It was January; who doesn’t have to reach for the Kleenex in this desperate and bluest of months? I felt feverish, shivery. I sneezed and felt a cough brewing. I packed up at the end of the day, feeling utterly horrible, self-pityingly wretched. But I had no doubt the adequate dose of Co-codamol, a bag of oranges and some Lucozade would sort me out, plus an early night under a heavy duvet curled up in the foetal position beside my beloved bedside radiator.

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New local groups for people living with dementia

New local groups for people living with dementia

Local dementia charity, Dementia NI, are to deliver new Empowerment and Support groups for people living with dementia across the Southern Trust area, after being awarded almost £460,000 in National Lottery funding to support its work with individuals living with dementia.

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