Successful cross border health projects delivering for the people
Fri 17th May 2013 06:11 pm
A number of Co-operation and Working Together (CAWT) health projects being delivered in cross border areas are benefitting the people availing of the services.
That was the message from Northern Irel... read more »
Health Minister addresses Royal College of Psychiatrists
Fri 17th May 2013 05:55 pm
Speaking at a conference in the Slieve Donard Hotel, Newcastle, the Minister said: “The past decade has seen some of the most significant changes ever in our mental health services. Changes are still ... read more »
Health Minister outlines progress on tackling alcohol and drug related harm
Fri 17th May 2013 05:49 pm
The Minister was speaking as he published the first annual report on progress against Northern Ireland’s cross-departmental strategy to prevent and address the harm related to the misuse of alcohol an... read more »
eHealth and prosperity at centre of Commissioner visit
Fri 17th May 2013 05:43 pm
Health Minister Edwin Poots invited EU Commissioner for Health and Consumer Affairs Tonio Borg to travel to Northern Ireland to show him developments in innovation in Health, in particular in the cont... read more »
Health and Social Care Inequalities Monitoring System: Life Expectancy Decomposition – An overview of changes in Northern Ireland life expectancy 2001-03 to 2008-10
Fri 17th May 2013 05:32 pm
The Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety has published its report ‘Health and Social Care Inequalities Monitoring System: Life Expectancy Decomposition – An overview of changes in N... read more »
New pharmacy service to benefit people with respiratory conditions
Fri 17th May 2013 05:24 pm
Health Minister Edwin Poots has announced a new service aimed at helping people with respiratory conditions, who are taking multiple medications, to manage their medicines more effectively.
The Med... read more »
Health Minister to meet Slievemore families
Fri 17th May 2013 05:15 pm
The health minister will meet relatives of dementia patients campaigning to retain the Slievemore Nursing unit in Londonderry.
The unit is due to shut at the end of this month.
A Save Slievemore... read more »
Tameside in Greater Manchester - UK Heart Disease capital.
Fri 19th April 2013 09:29 pm
The British Heart Foundation (BHF) said people who live in Tameside, Greater Manchester are more likely to die from coronary heart disease than anywhere else in the UK. Every year in Tameside, there ... read more »
Consultation on guidance on termination of pregnancy
Fri 12th April 2013 04:44 pm
Health Minister Edwin Poots has announced a 16-week public consultation on guidelines for health and social care professionals on termination of pregnancy. The consultation will run from 8 April until... read more »
Increase in organ donors
Fri 12th April 2013 04:40 pm
The NHS have achieved a 50% increase in deceased organ donors - Northern Ireland achieved an increase of 81.8%. Health Minister, Edwin Poots said: “The significant increase in deceased organ donors d... read more »