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Parking charges at hospital

Parking charges at hospital

The South Eastern Health and Social Care Trust has previously consulted publicly and extensively on the introduction of car parking charges across Ards, Lagan Valley and Downe Hospital sites in line with Department of Health Policy.

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Young people tackle local issues

Young people tackle local issues

Rising pressure from a focus on academic performance in schools, inequality in opportunities available and concerns surrounding mental health are some of the key issues facing young people growing up in Lisburn, says new research from the Health Foundation.

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Pictured promoting the 'Breastfeeding Welcome Here' scheme which Lisburn & Castlereagh City Council has signed up to for all its facilities are: (l-r) Barbara Porter, Health & Wellbeing Senior Officer,Public Health Agency; Heather Moore, Director of Environmental Services; Councillor Janet Gray MBE, Chair of the Council's Environmental Services Committee; and breastfeeding mum Alison Crawford and Jasper.

Mums welcome to ‘breastfeed here’

Lisburn & Castlereagh City Council is the latest organisation to sign up to the Public Health Agency’s ‘Breastfeeding Welcome Here Scheme’, publicly encouraging nursing mums if they choose to breastfeed their baby in any council facility across the Lisburn Castlereagh area.

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Pictured at the launch of the local Burns and Scalds Campaign are: Robin Mercer, owner of Hillmount Garden Centre; the Mayor, Councillor Uel Mackin;  Niamh Corey, Environmental Health Officer (Health and Wellbeing); 'Courtney Best, Supervisor of the restaurant in Hillmount and Alan Mercer.

Parents urged to be vigilant

Lisburn and Castlereagh City Council is highlighting the dangers of hot drinks to babies and young children with a new campaign aimed at local food establishments.

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