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23-May-2019

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Patient and Client Council meets Neurology Inquiry Panel

The Patient and Client Council (PCC) was established by law to be an independent body, ensuring the voices and the concerns of the public are taken into account in all elements of Health and Social Care. One of our specific duties is to provide a Complaints Support Service.

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17-May-2019

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Mental Health Awareness Week with Inspire’s Chairperson Professor McKenna

This week (13th – 19th May) is Mental Health Awareness Week and the Patient and Client Council (PCC) were privileged to speak to our former board member, and current Chairperson of mental health charity ‘Inspire’ - Professor Hugh McKenna.

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10-May-2019

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A Day in the life of a Personal and Public Involvement Officer

Did you know the in the last 10 years the Patient and Client Council (PCC) has engaged and consulted with over 38,172 people in Northern Ireland to date. We have been listening and learning about your experiences in health and social care (HSC).

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03-May-2019

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A Listening Ear – a conversation with Richard Dixon our Complaints Service Manager

Over the last 10 years our Complaints Support Services team has helped and supported an enormous 13,460 people. The Patient and Client Council Complaints Services Team work tirelessly to ensure they listen to members of the publics’ experiences, helping them find resolution and feel supported when discussing their concerns in Health and Social Care. We sat down this week with Richard Dixon, our Complaints Service Manager to talk about the work the team does and to answer a few questions readers might have about the service.

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19-Apr-2019

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Meet our new Chief Executive

Introducing our new Chief Executive Vivian McConvey.

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05-Apr-2019

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Reshaping Breast Assessment Services

A document has been published by the Department of Health in order to consult the public, service users, patient representatives and other stakeholders on proposals to improve the timely delivery of breast assessment services in Northern Ireland.

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04-Apr-2019

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Its our 10th Birthday

This month sees the Patient and Client Council celebrate its 10th Birthday. Achieving this significant milestone has not been without its challenges and we certainly would not have made it this far without you, our members. Here are some personal stories from people who have become involved with our work at the Patient and Client Council and other health and social care services as well as some interesting facts about the PCC.

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05-Apr-2019

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Happy Birthday – 10 Years of the PCC

Monday this week was a significant date for the PCC – a decade of working for, and with, the people of Northern Ireland to improve Health and Social Care services. In our blog this week, Vivien McConvey explains it all…

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08-Feb-2019

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INFORMATION STANDS

Come along and join us at one of the many events that we have planned...

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02-Apr-2019

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Reshaping Stroke Care

Stroke is one of the most devastating health crises anyone can face. It is a major health issue in Northern Ireland with around 2,800 people being admitted to hospital each year and 36,000 stroke survivors living in our communities.

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28-Mar-2019

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A Farewell from Glynis

In our blog this week our Interim Chief Executive, Dr Glynis Henry CBE, has some parting words to share with you all…

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22-Mar-2019

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A warm introduction from our new Chair, Christine Collins MBE

"I am delighted to take up the post of Chair of the PCC; and I am looking forward to leading the PCC in these exciting but very challenging times for health and social care...

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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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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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