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The tale of two giants from Northern Ireland

Brendan Holland may be seen as a giant among men, but he is thankful that the condition from which he suffers has not been passed on to his children.

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VIDEO: Stop waiting for the perfect time - take action now!

In this week's Health, Fitness and Mindset blog, award winning personal trainer, Seamus Fox talks about motivating yourself to take action and making positive changes to your life.
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Members of Superstars Club who are celebrating after receiving almost �300,000 of National Lottery funding.

£300K for young people with learning disabilities

Local young people with learning disabilities and physical and sensory impairments are improving their lives, thanks to almost £300,000 of National Lottery funding.

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Western Trust Volunteers with Jackie White, Director at Action on Hearing Loss Northern Ireland (far right), Geraldine Keys, Information Officer (2nd right top) and Mary Cruickshank, Hearing Aid Liaison Officer (2nd right bottom).

Vounteers are just Perfect!

A group of volunteers from the Western Health and Social Care Trust area have been recognised for their vital role delivering hearing aid maintenance and information to people with hearing loss across the Trust area.

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Trust senior doctors champion technology

Trust senior doctors champion technology

The Southern Trust, which looks after patients in the Dungannon area, has appointed two senior doctors to help transform health and social care services through the use of technology.

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VIDEO: Sore back? Tight shoulders? Try these simple exercises

In this week's Health, Fitness and Mindset blog, award winning personal trainer, Seamus Fox takes you through a series of daily exercises which can help loosen up those tight shoulders or stiff back. Check them out and let us know if it helps!

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VIDEO: Not shifting the pounds? This could be why

In this week's Health, Fitness and Mindset blog, award winning personal trainer, Seamus Fox talks about how taking responsibility for your actions can help you live a healthy balanced lifestyle and how the decisions we make can halt progress.
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VIDEO: Avoid getting lost or confused on your personal journey

In this week's Health, Fitness and Mindset blog, award winning personal trainer, Seamus Fox talks about his experience of being lost in the Algarve this week and offers advice on how to reach your end goal by setting up a proper plan of action.

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VIDEO: Using the 'SMART' principle to follow through with your personal goals

In this week's Health, Fitness and Mindset blog, award winning personal trainer, Seamus Fox talks about setting goals, maintaining focus and following through to achieve those targets . . .
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VIDEO: Improve your squat and build a better bum!

In this week's Health, Fitness and Mindset blog, award winning personal trainer, Seamus Fox explains how activation drills can improve your squatting technique.

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Checking out the new defibrillator in Coagh are Les Ross (Tamlaght), Carmel Lyttle (Stewartstown Health Centre) and members of the Curran family.

Defibrillators installed in Coagh and Drummullan

Defibrillators have been installed to serve the communities of Coagh and Drummullan thanks to the efforts of a local community group and support received from people in the wider area.

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The Southern Trust Colorectal Nursing Team are marking Bowel Cancer Awareness Month Back L-R: Bernie Trainor (Stoma/ Coloproctology Nurse), Stacy Leathem, Macmillan Support Worker, Fiona Keegan, Macmillan Colorectal Cancer Nurse Specialist. Front L-R: Claire Young (Stoma/ Coloproctology Nurse), Cheryl Bleakney (Administrative Assistant), Lynn Berry (Stoma/ Coloproctology Nurse) Missing from photo: Tanya Garvie (Stoma/ Coloproctology Nurse).

More support for bowel conditions

Patients with bowel conditions are to benefit from developments to services in the Southern Trust’s Stoma/Coloproctology Team.

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Nora Brown

‘I had no option but to spend £10,000 for my hip op’

Nora Brown, a 79-year-old guesthouse owner from the Dungannon area, had been waiting a year for a hip operation when she was told it was likely she would have to wait a further two years.

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New charity partners for Trust

New charity partners for Trust

The Southern Health and Social Care Trust, which cares for patients in the Dungannon area, has launched a new joint partnership with PIPS Upper Bann and PIPS Hope and Support as Charity Partners for 2018-2020.

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Trust launches Excellence Awards

Trust launches Excellence Awards

The Southern Health and Social Care Trust has launched the Excellence Awards for 2018 and is asking for members of the public to play their part and nominate a team or a member of staff for the People’s Choice Award.

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Health and wellbeing at Clonoe centre

As part of the Health and Well being Programme there will be several activities in Clonoe Community Centre over the next few months.

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Trust celebrates success of local young people

Trust celebrates success of local young people

The Southern Health and Social Care Trust recently hosted an awards event and DVD launch to celebrate the successes of young people with disabilities as they transition from children’s services to adulthood.

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Craigavon Emergency Department ‘worst yet’ amid calls for immediate action

Ambulances squeezed into the arrival bay at Craigavon Hospital’s Emergency Department last night in what was described as ‘the worst yet’ by one local politician.

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New Omagh Hospital mental health unit put on hold

New Omagh Hospital mental health unit put on hold

Plans to build a new mental health inpatient facility in Omagh have been frozen due to a lack of funding amid Northern Ireland’s political deadlock, the News Letter can reveal.

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Men get healthy at leisure centre

Men get healthy at leisure centre

Twelve local men have successfully completed the free 12-week Men’s Health Programme delivered at Dungannon Leisure Centre.

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