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NI health trusts facing negligence claims dating from 1960s

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Good morning,

Health trusts in Northern Ireland are dealing with medical negligence claims over treatment carried out as far back as the 1960s, the Belfast Telegraph can reveal. The claims are costing our health service nearly £30m a year.

And SDLP MP Claire Hanna has called for NI Secretary Brandon Lewis to explain why the NIO met with loyalist paramilitary representatives to discuss Brexit. Her call came after it was revealed officials had met a delegation from the Loyalist Communities Council.

Meanwhile, Sir Kenneth Branagh is to play Prime Minister Boris Johnson in a drama based on the early days of the coronavirus pandemic.

Take care,

The Belfast Telegraph team

Belfast Telegraph