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23-Apr-2018

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Health Information Event - 12th June 2018, Belfast

The Patient and Client Council in conjunction with the Patient Information Forum, is holding an event to explore the accessibility and availability of Health Information.

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19-Apr-2018

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Tackling challenges in Health and Social Care – Telling the full story

Department of Health’s Director of Communications, David Gordon gives an insight into the problems faced by the health and social care system in Northern Ireland and outlines how transformation is assisting in tackling these issues.

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12-Apr-2018

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Quality Improvement in Health and Social Care

Quality Improvement’ or ‘QI’ can seem like just another piece of jargon, but for Gill Smith, Innovation and Quality Improvement Lead, Northern Health & Social Care Trust it’s an exciting movement happening in our Health service. An important part of improving health care is about sharing good practice - so if someone is Derry/Londonderry has changed how they do things for the better, then people in Belfast or Craigavon should be able to hear about it, so they can decide if they could make a similar change. Until now sharing that good practice has been problematic. The launch of a new website hopes to change that.  Gill explains what it is, and what’s happening so far.

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05-Apr-2018

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The Safe Haven – working together and improving out of hours mental health crisis service

Nick Parkin – Senior Commissioning Manager, Mental Health and Learning Disabilities at NHS North East Hampshire and Farnham CCG, describes The Safe Haven at the Wellbeing Centre, a pioneering out-of-hours mental health crisis service.

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29-Mar-2018

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Patient And Client Council Offices And Helpline - Opening Hours

Our offices and helpline are closed on Monday 2nd and Tuesday 3rd April 2018, and will re-open on Wednesday 4th April 2018.

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29-Mar-2018

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Annual health checks for people with a learning disability

Earlier this year, Nigel Warburton, Project Co-Ordinator with the Patient and Client Council began working with people with a learning disability and their carers, who identified annual health checks as being crucial to their overall wellbeing. Now, he’s trying to find out more about what impact the health check is having on people’s lives.   

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15-Mar-2018

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Patient and Client Council offices and helpline - opening hours

Our offices and helpline are closed on Monday 19th March 2018, and will re-open on Tuesday 20th March 2018.

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15-Mar-2018

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My patients taught me how to heal after losing my mother

Dr. Shopitha Sivaranjan shares the impact of personal experience on her work as a doctor.

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08-Mar-2018

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Charging for prescriptions and care – what older people think

Age Sector Platform Chief Executive, Eamonn Donaghy, explains what older people have told the organisation about charging for domiciliary care, prescriptions and non-emergency patient transport, and how Age Sector Platform are using that information to inform the Government.

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19-Feb-2018

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Borderline Personality Disorder – Has Your Life Been Affected?

Borderline personality disorder (BPD) is a disorder of mood and how a person interacts with others. It's the most commonly recognised personality disorder.

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05-Mar-2018

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Review of Adult Social Care - Coalition of Carers’ Organisations NI

The Coalition of Carers’ Organisations NI, with NICVA and DetailData, will host an event on Monday 12 March 2018, to assess the potential impact on carers from the Review of Adult Social Care.

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01-Mar-2018

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What’s life really like on a waiting list?

While it has been widely reported that waiting times continue to grow, there has been little focus on the lived experiences of people who are waiting for sometimes urgent and life-saving care.  This week saw the launch of “Our lived experience of waiting for healthcare – People in Northern Ireland share their story”. Chief Executive, Maeve Hully explains more. 

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01-Mar-2018

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The reality of life on a waiting list

The Patient and Client Council has today published “Our lived experience of waiting for healthcare – People in Northern Ireland share their story”.

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22-Feb-2018

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Opportunity to get involved –  Share your views on future Dietetic, Orthoptic, Podiatric and Therapeutic Radiography services

The Department of Health is asking for your help in drawing up plans to ensure there are enough staff to deliver future Dietetic, Orthoptic, Podiatric and Therapeutic Radiography services for patients and clients.

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22-Feb-2018

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Anorexia - My battle and recovery

Erín shares her experience of anorexia and describes how recovery is possible, and what she is doing to support others affected by eating disorders.

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15-Feb-2018

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What’s stopping you from getting involved in Health and Social Care?

What’s the point in getting involved in Health and Social Care and why are people reluctant to get involved? Nigel Warburton, Project Co-Ordinator with the Patient and Client Council explains why the organisation is offering capacity-building training to members of the public, and what the benefits are of taking up this offer.

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08-Feb-2018

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Involving people in decisions about their care

Mark Doughty is co-founder and director of The Centre for Patient Leadership. He has designed a number of award-winning patient leader programmes and advised organisations, including NHS England, on patient leadership. Mark, who is also a Senior Consultant with The King’s Fund shared his experience of living with a long-term condition, with an audience of health and care professionals, at a conference last year. Here’s a summary of what he said.

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