All posts tagged "coronavirus"
Northern Ireland Air Ambulance service ‘temporarily’ suspended from this evening
The Air Ambulance Northern Ireland has been “temporarily” suspended because of COVID-19. The move came into effect at 7pm this evening...
Five step plan to protect children and maternity services across hosptials during Covid-19 ‘surge’
In-patient paediatric wards at Newry’s Daisy Hill Hospital are expected to close within the coming days when ‘Step one’ of a...
News/ 3 years ago
HSENI complaints rise by 1800% in week with lack of social distancing in workplaces major concern
Complaints to the Health and Safety Executive in Northern Ireland rose by a staggering 1800 per cent in a week during...
Health Minister responds to frustation and concerns at lack of PPE and testing for frontline staff
Health Minister Robin Swann has dismissed claims that not enough is being done to equip NHS staff with personal protective equipment...
First helping hand payments made to businesses and families facing financial uncertainty
Families and businesses are beginning to receive financial aid promised to them to help them through the uncertainty created by the...
Belfast City to become first ‘Nightingale Hospital’ for expected surge of Covid-19 patients
Belfast City Hospital’s tower block will become Northern Ireland’s first Nightingale Hospital – for the anticipated surge of Covid-19 patients requiring...
Lurgan/ 3 years ago
Police appeal to stay away from beauty spots after reports of people gathering at Oxford Island
Police are again asking people to take daily exercise close to home and not to travel to popular beauty spots. It...
Newry/ 3 years ago
Business offers free electrical emergency help to elderly and vulnerable during COVID-19 crisis
A south Armagh firm is offering free electrical emergency assistance to the most vulnerable members in our community during the coronavirus...
South Armagh/ 3 years ago
Isolated Runner initiative keeping people active in crisis times and raising money for autism groups
With self-isolation now in full swing to tackle the COVID-19 pandemic, exercise is one way people can still have a bit...
New study indicates ‘reasonable worst case scenario’ of 3,000 NI deaths if people heed advice
A reasonable worst case scenario could see 3,000 deaths in Northern Ireland over the course of 20 weeks of the coronavirus...
Armagh/ 3 years ago
Southern College staff raid own supplies to donate vital PPE gear to our frontline workers
The Southern Regional College has answered the call of frontline workers who have been crying out for personal protective equipment. With...
Armagh/ 3 years ago
Call for Minister to help struggling taxi drivers as well as enlisting their help in community response
Calls have been made for help to support taxi drivers as they struggle to keep their heads above water due to...