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Big Hearted Murland’s Solicitors Leads NICHS’s Christmas Heart Research Appeal

During the month of November Murland’s Solicitors with offices in Downpatrick, Carryduff and Ballynahinch, will be undertaking their annual commitment to help a local charity – waiving their fee for the preparation of Wills, subject to a donation to being made to NICHS. The decision to support NICHS came about…

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Campaign To Ban Smoking In Cars With Children Sparks Up

Dear Editor, re: smoking ban in cars to protect children “People in the County Down area may be aware that a ban on smoking in cars with children present has come into force in England and Wales on 1 October and which will come into force in Scotland and the…

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NICHS Welcomes £3.5m for Cardiac Services at RVH

Northern Ireland Chest Heart and Stroke (NICHS) has welcomed the announcement of £3.5m capital investment at the Royal Victoria Hospital to provide a new service to help heart attack patients. NICHS Director of Public Health, Fidelma Carter said: “This investment of £3.5m will reduce deaths from heart attacks and is very welcome news” “The investment…

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MLA’s Supports Cardiac Risk Monitoring by NICHS

WHO said politics was a difficult and dirty job but someone has to do it?  Assembly Members were practising what they have been preaching at the Northern Ireland Assembly last week with the help of Northern Ireland Chest, Heart and Stroke. Nurses from the charity were on hand at Parliament…

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