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Northern Irish Women Cannot Stay Home If They Need An Abortion

Northern Irish Women Cannot Stay Home If They Need An Abortion

1 day ago   |   Huffington Post

Across the UK, all efforts are being made during the coronavirus crisis to ensure that vital treatment can be accessed by those who need it most. There is one big exception...
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Women Can Now Access Abortion Pills By Post - Here's How It Works

Women Can Now Access Abortion Pills By Post - Here's How It Works

1 day ago   |   Huffington Post   |   2 articles

Women requiring an abortion during the UK lockdown can now access a “pills by post” system, meaning the medication required will be sent to their home. The service is being...
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Coronavirus Death Toll In England, Scotland And Wales Increases By 931 In 24 Hours

Coronavirus Death Toll In England, Scotland And Wales Increases By 931 In 24 Hours

1 day ago   |   Huffington Post

Get the latest on coronavirus. Sign up to the Daily Brief for news, explainers, how-tos, opinion and more. The number of people who have died in hospital in England, Scotland...
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16,000 enlist in response to coronavirus appeal to assist NHS in Northern Ireland

16,000 enlist in response to coronavirus appeal to assist NHS in Northern Ireland

1 day ago   |   Belfast telegraph

Nearly 16,000 people have signed up to the health service workforce appeal, Robin Swann has revealed.
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Routine cervical and breast cancer screening on hold due coronavirus crisis in Northern Ireland

Routine cervical and breast cancer screening on hold due coronavirus crisis in Northern Ireland

2 days ago   |   Belfast telegraph

Routine screening for cervical and breast cancer are now among health services being put on hold as staff and resources are devoted to dealing with Covid-19.
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Minister warns of potential for stricter social distancing measures

2 days ago   |   Belfast telegraph

Northern Ireland's Health minister has warned of the potential for stricter social distancing measures amid evidence that the current lockdown is having an impact.
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Northern Ireland and Republic sign agreement on coronavirus co-operation

2 days ago   |   Belfast telegraph   |   2 articles

A memorandum of understanding has been signed by the departments of health in Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland to strengthen co-operation in the battle against...
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Man arrested over sectarian threats against Stormont health minister

3 days ago   |   Belfast telegraph

A man has been arrested over online sectarian threats made against Stormont health minister Robin Swann.
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Coronavirus Death Toll in England, Wales and Scotland Rises By 432 To 5,366

3 days ago   |   Huffington Post

Get the latest on coronavirus. Sign up to the Daily Brief for news, explainers, how-tos, opinion and more. A further 432 deaths from coronavirus have been recorded in England...
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Family pet savaged by pack of hunting lurchers on Northern Ireland farm

Family pet savaged by pack of hunting lurchers on Northern Ireland farm

3 days ago   |   Belfast telegraph

A HEALTH worker helping frontline NHS heroes battle coronavirus has described how her dog was savaged by lurchers in front of her young daughters on Mother's Day.
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