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4 overdose on ‘Bud’ pills

At least four people in Derry have been hospitalised after unintentionally overdosing on black market pregabalin - or ‘Bud’ pills, according to the charity Extern.

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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.

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The Foyle Reeds proposed installation for the Foyle Bridge.

‘Future Foyle’ team busy: PHA

A business case for the multi-million pound ‘Our Future Foyle’ project is still being worked through with government departments in Belfast, the Public Health Agency (PHA) has confirmed.

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Free Derry Wall marks organ donation week

Free Derry Wall marks organ donation week

One of Derry’s most famous landmarks has been emblazoned in pink with the ‘Yes I Donate: Is Deontóir Mé’ slogan to encourage more people to get on the donor register this Organ Donation Week.

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Mayor of Derry & Strabane Michaela Boyle.

Mayor backs new Organ Donation drive

The Mayor of Derry and Strabane has pledged her support for Organ Donation Week by urging local people to have that difficult conversation with their family and friends about organ donation.

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