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Report on the findings of the public consultation on home-care services

26.6.2018 The consultation opened on 6th July 2017 and closed on 2nd October 2017, and was undertaken to inform the development of a statutory scheme and system of regulation for home-care services. Over 2,600 responses were received from individuals and ...

General Scheme Patient Safety Bill 5 July 2018

5.7.2018A Bill to provide for mandatory open disclosure of serious reportable patient safety incidents, notification of reportable incidents, clinical audit to improve patient care and outcomes and extend the Health Information Quality Authority remit to ...

Updated General Scheme of the Health (Regulation of Termination of Pregnancy Bill) 2018

10.7.2018 Updated General Scheme of a Bill Entitled Health (Regulation of Termination of  Pregnancy) Bill 2018     Department of Health (Ireland) health, population, ireland, government 10.7.2018 Updated General Scheme of the Health (Regulation of Termin ...

Task Force on Personalised Budgets

17.7.2018One of the Governmentâ?Ts key objectives is to provide people with disabilities with services and supports which will empower them to live independent lives, provide them with greater independence in accessing the services they choose, and enhanc ...

Cannabis for Medical Use

17.7.2018The following information is for healthcare professionals, patients and others who are interested in finding out more about cannabis for medical use. It will discuss current and proposed access to potential cannabis treatment and describe the leg ...

Tobacco Free Ireland Annual Report 2017

25.7.2018 Tobacco Free Ireland (â?~TFIâ?T), the report of the Tobacco Policy Review Group, was endorsed by Government and published in October 2013. An Action Plan for TFI was published in March 2015 and one of its actions committed the Department of Heal ...

GHQ12 high score by deprivation quintile 2010/11 to 2015/16- GHQ12 score by influence on your own health 2015/16

This information has been produced from the health survey Northern Ireland and issued 06/03/2017. Department of Health (Northern Ireland) Statistical reports, DoH statistics and research, DoH commissioned surveys This information has been produced from th ...

Quarterly carers' statistics for Northern Ireland June 2016 to March 2017

This bulletin presents findings from the latest survey of carers’ statistics for Northern Ireland. Figures are presented regionally and by health and social care trust in respect of completed and declined carers’ assessments, reassessments, completed revi ...

Nursing and Midwifery Task Group- Blog from Caroline Lee CEC

Caroline Lee highlights the work of the Nursing and Midwifery Task Group that is now well underway in this blog. Department of Health (Northern Ireland) Notices, Nursing, Midwifery and Allied Health Professions (AHPs), Midwifery Caroline Lee highlights th ...

NIAIC Alerts (NIA's) Publications

This page contains NIAIC Alerts (NIA). NIAIC Alerts are targeted safety guidance specifically for Northern Ireland.    Department of Health (Northern Ireland) Guidance literature, Safety and quality standards, Northern Ireland Adverse Incident Centre (NIA ...

Northern Ireland Fire- Rescue Service 4 Non-Executive Members (NIFRS 1/17)

The Department of Health is recruiting the following: 2 Non-Executive Lay Members; 1 Non-Executive District Councillor Member; and 1 Non-Executive Trade Union Member. Department of Health (Northern Ireland) Forms, The Department of Health is recruiting th ...

Children's social care statistics for Northern Ireland 2016/17

This bulletin presents children’s social care activity data by health and social care trusts in Northern Ireland including five year trends where data is available. Areas covered include children in need, child protection, looked after children, residenti ...

Disability Action Plan 2012-2017- 5 year review (Sept 2017)

The Department remains committed to the fulfilment of the twodisability duties, as set out in Section 49A of the DisabilityDiscrimination Act (DDA) 1995, across the Department’s functions Department of Health (Northern Ireland) Guidance literature, The De ...

Equality scheme for the Department of Health- 5 year review (Sept 2017)

Section 75 of the Northern Ireland Act 1998 (the Act) requirespublic authorities, in carrying out their functions relating toNorthern Ireland, to have due regard to the need to promoteequality of opportunity and regard to the desirability of promotinggood ...

DoH Policies screened during the period: 1 July 2017- 30 September 2017

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). Department of Health ...

Beware risk of carbon monoxide poisoning this summer

Carbon monoxide (CO) can be a hidden killer during the summer months, and with many of us heading away on camping, caravanning or boating holidays, the Public Health Agency (PHA) is urging holidaymakers to be aware of the risk of carbon monoxide poisoning ...

DAMIS (Drug and Alcohol Monitoring and Information System) Activity Reports

DAMIS (Drug and Alcohol Monitoring and Information System) is an Â"early warning systemÂ" designed to identity, verify and assess emerging threats and potential trends in drug and alcohol misuse. Public Health Agency DAMIS (Drug and Alcohol Moni ...

Local communities encouraged to apply for PHA small grants

Community and voluntary groups are being encouraged to apply for small grants which can be used to improve the mental and emotional wellbeing of local communities. Funding is being provided by the Public Health Agency (PHA) for a small grants scheme to ad ...

Public health Â'revolutionÂ' at heart of NHS success at 70

As the National Health Service marks its 70th birthday, the Public Health Agency (PHA) is celebrating the dramatic improvement in the health of our population over the past seven decades, from an era where polio and TB blighted society to one where we enj ...

Report aims to empower communities and improve lives

Working closely with local communities to tackle health inequalities and help everyone live healthier lives is the central theme of a report published today as part of the work progressing under the Health and Social Care Transformation Programme.  Public ...

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