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The Purpose of Social Work Improving and Safeguarding Social Wellbeing

Social Work and Social Wellbeing The Purpose of Social Work- Improving and Safeguarding Social Wellbeing Department of Health (Northern Ireland) Policy papers, Social services, Social services policy Social Work and Social Wellbeing The Purpose of Social ...

Delivering Together- Improvement Workshops for the Future Direction of Nursing and Midwifery

The Nursing & Midwifery Task Group are arranging a series of workshops with front line Nursing and Midwifery staff and other relevant partners to give you an opportunity to have your say, be listened to and heard on issues affecting your professions.  ...

Nursing and Midwifery Task Group- Summary Communiqué of Meeting on 24 May 2017

Nursing and Midwifery Task Group РSummary Communiqu̩ of Meeting on 27 June 2017 Department of Health (Northern Ireland) Agendas and minutes, Nursing and allied health professionals, Nursing and Midwifery Task Group Nursing and Midwifery Task Group РSum ...

Endorsement of SDCEP 'Oral Health Management of Patients at Risk of Medication-related Osteonecrosis of the Jaw' (March 2017)

We are now very pleased to announce the Department’s endorsement of the SDCEP 2017 guidance ‘Oral Health Management of Patients at Risk of Medication-related Osteonecrosis of the Jaw’ which updates and replaces SDCEP’s 2011 guidance ‘Oral Health Managemen ...

Safety Quality and Standards Circulars 2017-2018

Advice in relation to Safety, Quality and Standards for 2017-2018 Department of Health (Northern Ireland) Guidance literature, Safety and quality standards, Safety and quality standards circulars Advice in relation to Safety, Quality and Standards for 201 ...

Care standards- documents

Documents relating to care standards. Department of Health (Northern Ireland) Policy papers, Safety and quality standards, Standards for safety and quality Documents relating to care standards. Research and Evaluation Report https://www.health-ni.gov.uk/p ...

Endorsed NICE Clinical Guidelines 2017/2018

Endorsed NICE Clinical Guidelines 2017/2018 Department of Health (Northern Ireland) Guidance literature, Safety and quality standards, NICE clinical guidelines Endorsed NICE Clinical Guidelines 2017/2018 Guidance https://www.health-ni.gov.uk/publications/ ...

NICE Interventional Procedures Programme- Bi-Monthly Communications

NICE Interventional Procedures Guidance- Bi-monthly HSC Communications  Department of Health (Northern Ireland) Guidance literature, Safety and quality standards, NICE Guidelines NICE Interventional Procedures Guidance- Bi-monthly HSC Communications  Rese ...

DoH Policies screened during the period: 1 April 2017- 30 June 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 ...

Complaints received by health and social care (HSC) trusts, HSC board and family practitioner services in NI 2016/17

Summary of information collected on complaint issues received by each of the six HSC trusts in Northern Ireland, by subject and programme of care (POC). Department of Health (Northern Ireland) Statistical reports, DoH statistics and research, Patient safe ...

Northern Ireland waiting time statistics: emergency care waiting times April to June 2017

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 against the ministerial target in Northern Ireland. Department of Health (Nor ...

Northen Ireland health and social care (HSC) key facts workforce bulletin March 2017

A quarterly summary of HSC staff by organisation and staff group including summary of 5 year trends. Department of Health (Northern Ireland) Statistical reports, DoH statistics and research, Workforce statistics A quarterly summary of HSC staff by organis ...

Statistical releases calendar

This calendar enables interested stakeholders to view the publication dates for forthcoming releases of official and national Statistics.   Department of Health (Northern Ireland) Guidance literature, DoH statistics and research, Official statistics and u ...

Identifying and Creating the Next Generation of a Community-Based Cancer Prevention Studies: Summary of a National Cancer Institute Think Tank

In late 2015, the NCI Division of Cancer Prevention convened cancer prevention research experts and stakeholders to discuss the current state of cancer prevention research, identify key prevention research priorities for the NCI, and identify studies that ...

Dietary geranylgeraniol can limit the activity of pitavastatin as a potential treatment for drug-resistant ovarian cancer

Pre-clinical and retrospective studies of patients using statins to reduce plasma cholesterol have suggested that statins may be useful to treat cancer. However, prospective clinical trials have yet to demonstrate significant efficacy. We have previously ...

Personalized RNA mutanome vaccines mobilize poly-specific therapeutic immunity against cancer

T cells directed against mutant neo-epitopes drive cancer immunity. However, spontaneous immune recognition of mutations is inefficient. We recently introduced the concept of individualized mutanome vaccines and implemented an RNA-based poly-neo-epitope a ...

Non-invasive prediction of recurrence in bladder cancer by detecting somatic TERT promoter mutations in urine

Background: Urothelial bladder cancer (UBC) is characterised by a high risk of recurrence. Patient monitoring is currently based on iterative cystoscopy and on urine cytology with low sensitivity in non-muscle-invasive bladder cancer (NMIBC). Telomerase r ...

Cancer Incidence trends to 1993-2013 with projections to 2035

Monitoring trends in cancer incidence is essential if high quality cancer services are to be maintained and resourced. Trends for all cancers (excluding non-melanoma skin cancer- NMSC) along with the most common cancers are analysed in detail. Additionall ...

National Cancer Strategy 2017-2026

This National Cancer Strategy 2017-2026 aims to meet the needs of cancer patients in Ireland for the next decade. Rapid advances have been made in cancer diagnostics and treatments. The objective is to ensure that cancer services respond to both the chall ...

Understanding the heterogeneity of cervical cancer screening non-participants: Data from a national sample of British women

Uptake of cervical cancer screening in the United Kingdom (UK) is falling year on year, and a more sophisticated understanding of non-participation may help design interventions to reverse this trend. This study ascertained the prevalence of different non ...

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