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This paper sets out proposals to effect sustainable systems-wide improvement in social work with measurable outcomes for service users over the next five years of strategy implementation.
This framework has been developed to underpin our national programme to maximise the impact of nurses, midwives, health visitors and allied health professionals (AHPs) on improving health outcomes and reducing inequalities.
The purpose of publishing the screening outcomes report is to ensure that stakeholders are aware of any final decisions in relation to completed screenings.
In fulfilling its obligations under Section 75 the Department is required to equality screen all of its policies and services under consideration to determine whether they should be subject to a full equality impact assessment (EQIA).
Presents information on the time spent waiting in emergency care departments in Northern Ireland for both new and unplanned review attendances, and reports on the performance of trusts against the ministerial target in Northern Ireland.
Joint letter from Northern Ireland's Chief Dental and Chief Pharmaceutical Officers on Endorsement of SDCEP ‘Drug Prescribing For Dentistry – Dental Clinical Guidance 3rd Edition’
Our purpose in writing is to clarify the way forward for the consideration of the findings of the Standards for Conscious Sedation in the Provision of Dental Care Report.
A “Making Life Better” workshop for Nurses and Midwives and Allied Health Professionals was held by Mary Frances McManus, Nursing Officer for Public health at DHSSPS and chaired by Mary Hinds, Director of Nursing at the Public Health Agency.
Facts and figures relating to the annual reports of the Chief Medical Officer
This preliminary report on the potential for a specialist eating disorders unit in Northern Ireland examines the outline case, and recommends that more in-depth study and evidence-gathering is required. The full report is scheduled to be published by the end of 2016.
The Expert Panel appointed by the Minister to consider the best model for Health and Social Care services in Northern Irelandhas published a set of working principles that will underpin its work moving forwards.
In October 2015, the Minister for Health, Social Services and Public Safety established a cross-cutting working group to look at measures to ensure citizens can continue to access world class primary healthcare advice, treatment and facilities.
There were 181 consultation responses from a broad range of stakeholders including family health practitioners, individuals, voluntary community/third sector bodies, professional bodies, unions, MLAs, Political Parties, public/statutory bodies and the independent/private secto
HSC(F) 22-2016 - HSC Bodies Seconded Staff - 31 March 2016 - Returns Proforma.
From 6 April 2016, the Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety (DHSSPS) is commencing new legislation under the Tobacco Retailers Act (Northern Ireland) 2014.
Please note that the department only validates outpatient and inpatient waiting times information for those waiting at the end of each quarter, as such figures for February 2015, January 2016 and February 2016 have not been validated by the department.
A quarterly summary of HSC staff by organisation and staff group including summary of 5 year trends.
Summary of HSC staff changes.
A total of 15 organisations across HSCNI participated in the survey, using either an all online or mixed mode approach.
Health and Social Care Pension Scheme (HSCPS) - Members of 1995 Scheme