This details an overview of record keeping best practice, in respect of confidentiality.
This bulletin presents children’s social care activity data by health and social care trusts in Northern Ireland. Areas covered include child protection, children in need, looked after children, and day care provision for children aged under 12.
This report provides information on adult drinking patterns of respondents aged 18-75 years.
DHSSPS written and oral Ministerial announcements and statements laid before the Assembly for 2012
Guidance literature on Direct Payments from DoH
2011 circulars for looked after children.
External financial guidance circulars for 2011
A professional framework for mental health nursing in Northern Ireland
Advice from the Chief Medical Officer to HSC professionals for 2011.
New strategic direction for alcohol and drugs phase 2 (2011-16), a framework for reducing alcohol and drug related harm in Northern Ireland.
The information presented on ambulance response times and patient journeys is derived from the statistical return below. The return is submitted by the Northern Ireland ambulance service each quarter.
This is a quarterly return that relates to all beds, discharges and deaths and day cases within hospitals which are part of either a directly managed unit or health and social care trust.
Regional strategy for improving dementia services in Northern Ireland.
Staff Seconded between HSC bodies and DHSSPS - Updated Guidance
The hospital inpatient system (HIS) provides information on admitted patient care delivered by health and social care hospitals in Northern Ireland. It is a patient level administrative data source and each record relates to an individual consultant episode.
Presents headline information on episode based acute activity at health and social care (HSC) trusts in Northern Ireland, including admission type, age band and commonly recorded diagnosis/procedures.
Workforce policy directorate guidance documents for 2011.
Guidance, strategies and reports relating to pandemic influenza preparedness and response.
Consultation results and departmental response for the Northern Ireland Clinical Excellence Awards 2010/11
The Department has produced a Framework Document to meet the statutory requirement placed upon it by the Health and Social Care (Reform) Act (2009). The Framework Document describes the roles and functions of the various health and social care bodies and the systems that