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Testing of healthcare staff must be addressed

The designation of Belfast City Hospital as the north's first 'Nightingale' facility marks a significant step forward in our local health service's preparations for the expected upsurge in coronavirus cases.

Firm message needed on coronavirus attacks

During this global emergency, we have seen police in Northern Ireland given wide-ranging powers which in any other circumstances would be viewed as highly controversial and unacceptably intrusive.

Heroic health workers must be protected

There will be a clear understanding that the latest stringent regulations in the fight against Covid-19 which were announced firstly by Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and then by the Stormont Executive represent absolutely essential measures which need to be fully respected by the general public across Ireland.