Western Trust Staff 'Surrounding you with Support' as part of Palliative Care Week from 8th to 14 September 2019 back row from left to right: Emma King, Macmillan Palliative Care Team;  Stephanie Hyndman, Staff Nurse; Bridget Browne, Acting District Nursing Team Leader; Rachel Dorrian, Staff Nurse and Marie Donnelly, Macmillan Palliative Care Team. Front row:  Julie McCaffrey, Staff Nurse; Martina Donaghy, District Nurse Team Leader and Kim McCullagh, Nursing Assistant.

Palliative Care Week in Western Trust area

The Western Health and Social Care Trust (Western Trust) is supporting the sixth annual Palliative Care Week (8-14 September 2019) facilitated by All Ireland Institute of Hospice and Palliative Care.

Group pictured at Oakgrove Integrated College on Wednesday afternoon after taking part in the �"Trauma Informed Compassionate Schools Workshop and Research Pilot�" at the local school. Included are Principal, Katrina Crilly, facilitators, members of the Board of Governors, Senior and Ancillary staff. (Photos: jim McCafferty Photography)

Oakgrove hosts Trauma Informed Compassionate Schools programme

Oakgrove Integrated College last week became the first school in Northern Ireland to take part in the innovative ‘Trauma Informed Compassionate Schools Initiative’ – a programmed designed to help educators better understand how and why Adverse Childhood Experiences can impact a child’s development.

Zoe Carlin at work on the new 'Derry Girls' line of products.

Fourth generation of shirt-making for Derry Girls

Zoe Carlin - one of the former Smyth & Gibson workers now employed by O’Neills - couldn’t be prouder that she is witnessing the connection of four generations of shirt-making in her family with the biggest television show of the decade.

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