Advice from the Chief Medical Officer to HSC professionals for 2020
This guidance explains temporary changes to pre-employment vetting policy for health and social care roles to make it quicker for employers to do this so that new or temporary staff and volunteers can be put in place at short notice.
This background quality report provides users of the ‘Northern Ireland Waiting Time Statistics: Cancer Waiting Times ’ National Statistics publication, with information relating to the quality of the statistical outputs produced.
Presents information on waiting times for patients accessing cancer services at hospitals in Northern Ireland during each quarter.
Covid-19 Surge Plans - Letter from Permanent Secretary - 26 March 2020
This document provides an update on Indicator 2 of the draft Programme for Government.
This annual publication presents a comprehensive analysis of health inequality gaps between the most and least deprived areas of NI, and within health and social care (HSC) trust and local government district (LGD) areas.
Drug alerts issued by DoH during 2020
The purpose of this guidance is to make you aware of temporary modifications in relation to second opinions as required under Article 64 of the Mental Health (Northern Ireland) Order 1986 (the 1986 Order).
Certificate of Second Opinion
Joint statement from the UK Health Departments, the General Medical Council, Health Education England, NHS Education for Scotland, Health Education and Improvement Wales, the Northern Ireland Medical and Dental Training Agency, and the Medical Schools Council
Letter template for GPs to circulate to patients at highest risk during COVID-19 pandemic
Estates and Facilities Alerts 2013 - 2020
A guide for approved home childcare
The guide includes advice for:
- individuals seeking to become an approved home childcarer; and
- parents who are key workers and require the services of an approved home childcarer
COVID-19: Key messages for providers of homeless hostels, refuges, day centres and shelters in Northern Ireland
Update on the Department of Health's COVID-19 response plans in relation to childcare sector.
This bulletin presents findings from the latest survey of carers’ statistics for Northern Ireland.
CPO guidance letter to pharmacists on Covid-19
This plan summarises the key actions taken by Health and Social Care (HSC) NI that will apply from mid-March to mid-April 2020 to ensure that there is sufficient capacity within the system to meet the expected increase in demand from patients contracting COVID-19 during this p
Frequently asked questions for retired professionals considering a return to service.