Three more people in Northern Ireland have died due to the coronavirus, bringing the total number of fatalities in the North so far to ten, the North’(...)

Handout photo of Northern Ireland Secretary Julian Smith at Stormont in Belfast as he hosted a summit to urge Stormont’s leaders to make a series of commitments to tackle Northern Ireland’s spiralling health service crisis. Photograph: Pacemaker/PA Wire

The North’s Secretary of State has said he does not have the power to intervene to solve Northern Ireland’s health crisis and instead urged its politi(...)

Royal College of Nursing Northern Ireland director Pat Cullen (centre) joins the picket line outside the Royal Victoria Hospital in Belfast as nurses across Northern Ireland take part in a 12-hour strike over pay on Wednesday. Photograph:    Liam McBurney/PA Wire

Not one of the several hundred people on the picket line in the driving wind and rain at Altnagelvin Hospital in Derry wanted to be there, but each of(...)

Sweet thing: Santa delivers sweets to nurses on the picket line outside the Royal Victoria Hospital in Belfast on Wednesday. Photograph: PA

Industrial action by healthcare workers is continuing in Northern Ireland in the wake of a strike on December 18th which brought approximately 20,000 (...)

(Left to right) Anne Speed of Unison, Kevin McAdam of Unite and Maria Morgan from Nipsa outside Stormont in Belfast. Photograph: Rebecca Black/PA Wire.

Trade unions representing nurses and health workers in Northern Ireland have rejected an offer of additional pay from the Department of Health aimed a(...)

More than 10,000 outpatient appointments have been cancelled by the Belfast Health and Social Care Trust because of ongoing industrial action by healt(...)

Health services in the North are at risk of deteriorating to the point of collapse, a report by the Northern Ireland Affairs committee in Westminster has found. File photograph: Peter Byrne/PA

Northern Ireland’s health system is at “breaking point”, a Westminster committee chair has said. Services risk deteriorating to the point of collapse(...)

An additional £1.35 million is being provided this year for suicide-prevention services in the North. Photograph: iStock

The Northern Ireland department of health has published a new suicide-prevention strategy that aims to reduce the level of suicide in the North by 10 (...)

Mickey McNulty, who lives in Gortin, just outside Omagh, has tested positive for Huntington’s disease. Photograph: Lorcan Doherty

Huntington’s disease sufferers in Northern Ireland say their battle with the “devastating” and “cruel” condition is being made more difficult by the f(...)

Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) candidate Emma Little-Pengelly campaigning for the upcoming election in Belfast. Photograph: Clodagh Kilcoyne/Reuters

In South Belfast, a stealthy ground war is being fought – particularly by the DUP troops who are being led by a retired political general. For the DU(...)

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