This bulletin summaries information on individuals referred to the Northern Ireland substitute prescribing scheme (SPS).
Departmental guidance has been issued to Health and Social Care professionals which deals with the issue of children who become Looked After and are on the Child Protection Register. The guidance is effective from 1st September 2010.
A report on the 2009 survey of home care service users, covering key demographics and focusing on what help they received, how the service was delivered and what users thought of the service they received
The Northern Ireland personal child health record (PCHR) has been in place for children born since 1 January 1995.
Guidance for pharmacists and dispensing doctors
Service framework documents relating to children and young people's health and well being.
Letters and advice on the regulation of medicines issued 2010
Analysis of responses to the consultation on the Acquired Brain Injury (ABI) action plan.
Quarterly report on child protection statistics. Figures are presented for referrals by source of referral, and for the child protection register by legal status, age, category of abuse and duration on the register.
Northern Ireland Strategy for Nursing and Midwifery 2010-2015
This pathway has been written with reference to the British Thoracic Society Pleural Disease Guideline 2010. It is based on a range of similar ambulatory care pathways in use in the UK, identified through internet searches.
This report set out the findings for the GP patient survey in Northern Ireland 2009/10.
This is a review of the social costs of alcohol misuse in NI.
This strategy has the overarching aim of improving the health and social wellbeing of the population of the Northern Ireland by improving access to psychological therapies and by being more responsive to service user’s needs.
Personality Disorders (PD) are significant in terms of prevalence, subsequent morbidity and the challenge to a range of services presented by those with the most chaotic and disturbed behaviour.
This report presents information on infections among drug users in the UK.
Documents and guidance relating to the New Strategic Direction on Alcohol and Drugs (2006-11).
Presents information on waiting times at the end of each quarter for a first outpatient appointment, admission for inpatient treatment and diagnostic service.
The First Minister and Deputy First Minister, through the OFMDFM Strategy, ‘Our Children and Young People - Our Pledge’, (2006), aim to improve the life chances for children and young people to ensure that every child, irrespective of race, gender, religious belief
Understanding the Needs of Children in Northern Ireland - Thresholds of Need Model