Safety and quality standards service frameworks

Service Frameworks are an important element in a standards driven system for improving health and social care planning, commissioning and delivery - they are being developed for key areas of health and social care.

Cardiovascular health and well being

The implementation of this framework is being led by Dr Carolyn Harper, Executive Medical Director / Director of Public Health, Public Health Agency.

Respiratory health and well being

In September 2015, a number of suggested changes to the framework were endorsed by the Programme Board and the framework was updated.

The implementation of the revised framework is being led by Dr Carolyn Harper, Executive Medical Director / Director of Public Health, Public Health Agency.

Cancer prevention, treatment and care

The project lead for this framework is Dr Carolyn Harper, Director of Public Health, Public Health Agency.

Mental health and well being

The project lead for this framework is Aidan Murray, Assistant Director of Mental Health and Learning Disability, Health and Social Care Board.

Learning disability

The project lead for this framework is Aidan Murray, Assistant Director of Mental Health and Learning Disability, Health and Social Care Board.

Older people

The project leads for this framework are Dr Cathy Jack, Deputy Medical Director, Belfast HSC Trust and Mr Kevin Keenan, Assistant Director of Social Services, Older People and Adults.

Children and young people's health and well being

The project leads for this framework are Dr Barbara Bell, Paediatrician, Southern Trust, Dr Brid Farrell, Public Health Consultant, Public Health Agency and Fionnuala McAndrew, Director of Social Services, Health and Social Care Board.

Public Consultation on the Framework closed in January 2015.  The framework will be published shortly.


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