Bangor Minor Injuries Unit to remain open
Published: Friday, 28 November 2014
The Bangor Minor Injuries Unit is to remain open, the Health Minister Jim Wells has confirmed.
New HIV cases in NI 'worryingly high'
Published: Friday, 28 November 2014
Northern Ireland has recorded the largest proportional increase in new HIV diagnoses compared to the rest of the UK, newly released statistics have revealed.
McBride becomes head of Belfast Trust
Published: Friday, 28 November 2014
Northern Ireland's chief medical officer Michael McBride is set to become the new chief executive of the Belfast Health Trust.
First stage cleared in Dalriada court bid
Published: Thursday, 27 November 2014
A Multiple Sclerosis sufferer has cleared the first stage in her legal battle to halt the temporary closure of Northern Ireland's only dedicated respite unit for patients with the debilitating condition.
Bid to tackle growing NI homelessness
Published: Thursday, 27 November 2014
Paul McCusker spends his days as a health care worker in the Mater Hospital, but for 48 hours this week he has slept rough on the streets of Belfast.
Ward evacuated at Altnagelvin Hospital
Published: Thursday, 27 November 2014
A ward has been evacuated at Altnagelvin Hospital in Londonderry due to smoke coming from a piece of equipment.
New DNA test to establish fertility issues
Published: Thursday, 27 November 2014
A new private fertility service in Northern Ireland will use "ground-breaking" DNA techniques to establish why couples in the region are experiencing difficulties conceiving.
NI's doctors 'could save NHS £54m'
Published: Thursday, 27 November 2014
Prescription cost savings worth £54m could be achieved through greater efficiency by Northern Ireland GPs, an Audit Office report said.
Higher rate of painkiller prescribed in NI
Published: Thursday, 27 November 2014
A misused painkilling medicine which produces euphoria in patients is more frequently prescribed in Northern Ireland than the rest of the UK, the Audit Office has said.
Home for disabled adults to close
Published: Tuesday, 25 November 2014
The staff and families of 16 residents at a care home for disabled adults in Bangor have been told it is to close.
Anger over Dalriada consultation move
Published: Tuesday, 25 November 2014
The health minister's announcement that an eight-week consultation will take place over the temporary closure of wards at the Dalriada Hospital has sparked outrage.
Chris Henry undergoes heart surgery
Published: Tuesday, 25 November 2014
Ireland and Ulster rugby player Chris Henry is recovering in hospital after undergoing heart surgery.
Infection outbreak at Royal ICU
Published: Monday, 24 November 2014
A rare infection has broken out at the intensive care unit at the Royal Victoria Hospital in Belfast.
Thousands of health workers on strike
Published: Monday, 24 November 2014
Thousands of health workers across Northern Ireland have staged a four-hour strike as part of an ongoing row over their wages.
Appeal for Christmas blood donors
Published: Monday, 24 November 2014
Donating blood provides the gift of life for young people battling illness this Christmas, the Northern Ireland Blood Transfusion Service has said.
Fresh strikes over NHS pay
Published: Sunday, 23 November 2014
Hundreds of thousands of NHS workers, from nurses and midwives to porters and cleaners, are to stage a fresh strike over pay on Monday.
Union announces second health strike
Published: Friday, 21 November 2014
Trade union Unite has announced a second four-hour strike over health workers' pay.
Pilot x-ray scheme to detect lung cancer
Published: Thursday, 20 November 2014
A pilot walk-in x-ray service has been launched by the Southern Trust to help tackle lung cancer by identifying more people with signs and symptoms at an early stage.
Safety call following child's death
Published: Thursday, 20 November 2014
A major media awareness programme is needed to highlight the dangers of blind cords following the death of a baby girl in Co Down, a safety campaigner has said.
12-hour waits at Belfast A&Es
Published: Wednesday, 19 November 2014
A Belfast Trust spokesperson has admitted improvement "is taking time" in response to the Health Minister's announcement that many patients at its emergency departments are waiting more than 12 hours for treatment.
Medics attacked while treating victim
Published: Wednesday, 19 November 2014
Paramedics have been attacked and their ambulance windscreen shattered while treating an assault victim in Coleraine - and a second man who was stabbed at the scene.
£1m funding boost for Children's Hospice
Published: Wednesday, 19 November 2014
The First and deputy First Ministers have announced £1m in funding for the Children's Hospice.
£15m for children's health services
Published: Tuesday, 18 November 2014
A £15.3m development plan to modernise hospital services for children and young people across the Southern Trust has been approved by Health Minister Jim Wells.
'Save the Dal' pickets Stormont
Published: Monday, 17 November 2014
Campaigners battling to save Northern Ireland's only MS respite unit have taken their protest to Stormont.
Call for premature baby support
Published: Monday, 17 November 2014
Charities Tinylife and Bliss have called for parents of premature born babies to be given more financial and emotional support.
£44m lost over NHS fraud in NI
Published: Monday, 17 November 2014
At least £44m was lost to frontline health services in Northern Ireland because of fraud last year, officials have said.
Geldof message as Band Aid fights Ebola
Published: Sunday, 16 November 2014
Rocker Bob Geldof reminded Brits of the ever-present threat of killer disease Ebola as he debuted the video for the latest Band Aid single on Sunday night.
Family's fight for cervical smear change
Published: Wednesday, 12 November 2014
The family of a young woman refused a smear test, and who then died of cervical cancer, are campaigning for a change in the law.
Game for Anto at Ravenhill
Published: Tuesday, 11 November 2014
The home of Ulster rugby will host an historic Gaelic football match at Ravenhill this weekend to raise awareness about Motor Neurone Disease.
Omagh hospital merger plan scrapped
Published: Tuesday, 11 November 2014
Plans to merge the palliative care and rehabilitation wards at a Co Tyrone hospital, which were put on hold last week, have now been scrapped by the Western Health and Social Care Trust.
Call for judicial review over Dalriada
Published: Monday, 10 November 2014
A Cushendun woman who suffers from Multiple Sclerosis is taking legal action over the temporary closure of Northern Ireland's only respite unit for MS patients.
NI Ebola test proves negative
Published: Monday, 10 November 2014
A patient in Northern Ireland who was being tested for Ebola as a precaution has tested negative for the virus, but is being treated for malaria.
Patient tested in NI for Ebola
Published: Sunday, 09 November 2014
A patient at the Royal Victoria Hospital in Belfast is being tested for Ebola, the Public Health Agency has confirmed.
Hundreds picket against Dalriada closure
Published: Saturday, 08 November 2014
Hundreds of protestors formed a-mile-and-a-half picket line through Ballycastle on Saturday to show their opposition against the temporary closure of Dalriada Hospital.
Doctor explains 'radical' A&E call
Published: Friday, 07 November 2014
A senior doctor who recommended banning A&E walk-ins to ease the strain on Belfast hospitals has told UTV the time has come for "radical" change.

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