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14-Mar-2019

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Help us celebrate our 10th Birthday

The Patient and Client Council will shortly be celebrating a significant milestone. In our blog this week, Glynis Henry explains some of the preparations…

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08-Feb-2019

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INFORMATION STANDS

Our Personal and Public Involvement (PPI) Officers will be operating information and recruitement stands at a number of venues throughout the month...

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07-Mar-2019

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Serious Adverse Incidents

As part of the implementation of the Report of the Independent Inquiry into Hyponatraemia-Related Deaths, the workstream dealing with Serious Adverse Incidents is looking for your views. In this week’s blog, Conrad Kirkwood, who chairs the workstream, explains…

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05-Mar-2019

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Involving people in Serious Adverse Incident Reviews in Health and Social Care

The Hyponatraemia Implementation Programme is taking forward the recommendation which sets out to maximise the involvement of families in Serious Adverse Incident investigations in Health and Social Care.

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01-Mar-2019

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Endometriosis Awareness Month

Today marks the first day of Endometriosis Awareness Month. Over 95,000 women in Northern Ireland live with this often debilitating condition, yet we know from the work we have done with people living with the condition that many have to wait years before receiving a diagnosis. In our blog for this week, Robyn Atcheson from Newtownards shares her experience of living with the condition…

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21-Feb-2019

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Eating Disorder Awareness Week – helping to smash stigmas and separate fact from fiction

Monday 25th February marks the beginning of Eating Disorder Week 2019. In our blog this week Deborah McCready from Action Mental Health is taking the opportunity to talk about their eating disorder service everyBODY, which takes a range of approaches to tackling eating disorders…

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19-Feb-2019

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Belfast Health Fair

We are hosting two public health fairs in March and we’re encouraging everyone to come along and get a free health checkup.

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19-Feb-2019

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Omagh Health Fair

We are hosting two public health fairs in March and we’re encouraging everyone to come along and get a free health checkup.

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15-Feb-2019

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A-Z Symptom Search

A new online service has been launched for people in Northern Ireland to help us manage our health and wellbeing. In our blog this week Linda McRandle from the Health and Social Board, tells us what it all means…

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08-Feb-2019

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A Unique Opportunity to Shape the Future of Palliative Care

The All Ireland Institute of Hospice and Palliative Care is looking for new volunteers to join their forum Voices4Care. In this week’s blog, Briege Lyttle from Downpatrick shares her experience as a member…

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01-Feb-2019

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Give us better support to direct our social care

Self-directed support is billed as a new flexible way of organising social care services that promotes choice – but what do the people who have used it think of this new service? In this week’s blog, Interim Chief Executive Glynis Henry shares the results of the PCC’s latest report…

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25-Jan-2019

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Exploring the Experience of Service Users and Carers in Mental Health Services

We all know the importance of sharing our experiences to improve health and social care services. In this week’s blog, Vi Gray, Patient and Client Experience Lead for the 10,000 Voices project in the Western Health and Social Care Trust tells us about their latest survey on mental health services…

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22-Jan-2019

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Vivian McConvey to join the Patient and Client Council

Vivian McConvey will be taking up position as Chief Executive of the Patient and Client Council from 8th April 2019.

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18-Jan-2019

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Your views wanted on the Diabetic Eye Screening Programme

The Northern Ireland Diabetic Eye Screening Programme (NIDESP) is undergoing a modernisation project to ensure that it remains a sustainable service and continues to improve in line with national standards. In our blog this week, Dr Rachel Doherty, Consultant in Public Health Medicine at the Public Health Agency, tells us why it is so important for patients to get screened and encourages members of the public and professionals to give feedback on proposals to change how the service is delivered...

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11-Jan-2019

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New Year, New... Involvement?

As we start into the New Year, the PCC’s Interim Chief Executive, Dr Glynis Henry CBE has a New Year’s resolution she thinks everyone should commit to in this week’s blog…

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08-Jan-2019

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Have you experience in the frequent use of medicines or in caring for someone who does? If so, we have an exciting opportunity…

The Department of Health are seeking a patient or carer representative for a place on a Medicines Optimisation Quality Framework (MOQF) work stream group to help improve the safety and effectiveness of how people use medicines. ‘The Innovation Work Stream’ will support implementation of the MOQF.

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08-Jan-2019

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Diagnostic Radiography Workforce Review Stakeholder Engagement Event

Do have something to say about the future development and delivery of Diagnostic Radiography?

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21-Dec-2018

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Keep Well this Christmas

It’s hard to believe that we’re fast approaching the end of another year. With the festive holidays upon us, the PCC’s Interim Chief Executive, Glynis Henry has a few words for everyone about keeping well this Christmas…

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