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‘Help ease pressure on health services’

The Southern Trust is urging people to think about how they can help minimise the pressure on local health services over the winter period.

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Trust outlines its plans for ‘challenging winter’

The Southern Health Trust has outlined its plans for what it believes will be “a difficult and challenging winter period for local health and social care services.”

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An unhappy child

Sharp rise in counselling for sexually exploited children in NI

The NSPCC have reported a sharp rise in the number of counselling sessions on Child Sexual Exploitation.

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Koulla Yiasouma, Northern Ireland Childrens Commissioner.

Steady increase in young people seeking mental health support

There has been a steady increase in the number of children and young people being referred for specialist mental health support in the Southern Trust area in the last three years.

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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.
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Southern Trust Radiographers won the Health and Social Care Leadership Award for Leadership and Culture.

Trust staff recognised at major awards event

Allied Health Professionals from the Southern Health and Social Care Trust have been recognised amongst the best in Northern Ireland at the 2017 Advancing Healthcare Awards.

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Parking enforcement at hospital

Parking enforcement at hospital

Parking enforcement arrangements are to begin at Daisy Hill Hospital on Monday November 6.

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Life and death matters at meeting

The Southern Health and Social Care Trust is hosting public events to encourage people to come together to discuss what matters to you in your living and dying.

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Southern Health Trust accused of bribing staff to take flu vaccine

The local health trust has been accused of bribing staff to take the flu vaccine.

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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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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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Southern Trust to make £6.4m in cuts despite £40m cash injection for health

Almost £6.5m in cuts to services in the Southern Trust are to go ahead, despite a £40m cash injection into health across NI.

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Mark Gordon who is running the Dublin Marathon in aid of charity Kidney Care UK limbering up and launching his Just Giving page with former local MLA Jo-Anne Dobson and William Johnston, Kidney Care UK Northern Ireland Advocacy Officer.

Mark’s marathon run in memory of his mum

Mark Gordon, a Banbridge financial advisor and Waringstown resident, has kicked off his fundraising effort for charity Kidney Care UK.

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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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Former Lord Mayor, Councillor Garath Keating smiles with representatives including Anne Hume from Paint the Town Pink, Action Cancer Banbridge.

Northern Ireland turns pink for Breast Cancer Awareness Month this October

Breast cancer is the most common cancer in women in Northern Ireland – on average every year 1,333 are diagnosed and 310 lose their lives,

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Cameron doing well after his first treatment

Young Cameron Truesdale is recovering well ‘with minimal side affects’ after his latest treatment in Mexico.

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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.

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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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Cameron Truesdale

Cameron (12) begins mammoth trip to earthquake-hit Mexico for life-saving treatment

The family of a seriously ill 12-year-old boy are facing a mammoth 36-hour journey today to earthquake-hit Mexico in a bid for life-saving treatment.

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