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09-Nov-2018

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The Public Health Agency Bursary Scheme

We all know how important it is for people to get more involved in Health and Social Care – but what support is available for those that do get involved? This week, Claire Fordyce from the Public Health Agency is telling us about their new bursary scheme for service users and carers.

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07-Nov-2018

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The Healthcare Improvement Studies Institute (THIS Institute) Workshop

Dr Anne Kilgallen, Chief Executive, Western Health and Social Care Trust would like to invite you to attend a creative and interactive workshop exploring health services research. The workshop will be facilitated by THIS Institute (The Healthcare Improvement Studies Institute).

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02-Nov-2018

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Sharing Best Practice with the rest of the UK

The Patient and Client Council were asked to contribute to a webinar to launch the Special Interest Group (SIG) for Self-Management and Co-Production under the umbrella of the International Foundation for Integrated Care (IFIC), 23 October 2018. We presented a case study profiling our work on chronic pain...

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02-Nov-2018

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Service User and Carer Leadership is Key

The NICON discussion series held on 18th October 2018, featured a great discussion session about the HSC Collective Leadership Strategy one year on with Myra Weir, Director of HR SEHSCT and Collective Leadership Strategy lead. Michael Bloomfield Chief Executive NIAS, hosted the discussion.

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01-Nov-2018

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Homeshare - A Model of Intergenerational Living for Northern Ireland

Social isolation is a growing problem facing our elderly population here in Northern Ireland. Increasing rent and the affordability of housing also presents challenges to the younger members of our society. In our blog this week, Frank Johnston from SharedLivesPlus explains their novel solution to both of these issues…

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31-Oct-2018

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Statement on the Neurology Recall

Statement from our Interim Chief Executive, Dr Glynis Henry, CBE.

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26-Oct-2018

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A message from Maeve…

In our blog this week Maeve Hully has a few parting words to share with you all...

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26-Oct-2018

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CO-PRODUCTION TRAINING & DEVELOPMENT COLLABORATIVE

The Department of Health (DoH) has commissioned the HSC Clinical Education Centre (HSC CEC), in partnership with stakeholders, a system wide awareness programme, deliver an education package for all healthcare staff to include an eLearning programme and a suite of co-production core skills education. Three PPC Members are now invited to apply for a place on this 'Co-Production Training and Development Collaborative'.

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26-Oct-2018

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The GMC Consent Consultation - When is your consent needed?

The GMC has launched a consultation on their draft updated Consent guidance, which outlines what doctors should consider when making decisions about treatment and care with their patients. Here's what they have to say…

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19-Oct-2018

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Annual Health Checks

On Monday we joined forced with Mencap NI to launch our new Annual Health Checks Report, kicking off the charity’s Activism Week. In our blog this week Maeve Hully explains our findings and what we think needs to happen going forward.

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12-Oct-2018

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Depression in Northern Ireland. The facts.

This week, people around the world marked World Mental Health Day - an important day to reflect upon our changing attitudes to illnesses such as depression. We have come a long way, but we also have a long way to go in reducing stigma and encouraging more people to be open about depression and not to feel ashamed or embarrassed. Michelle Byrne from the Northern Ireland depression charity, AWARE, looks at the recent increase in adults being diagnosed with depression and explores the reasons as to why this could be.

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05-Oct-2018

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Announcement from Chief Executive Maeve Hully

"As many of you know I am leaving the Patient and Client council after 9 ½ very happy years. It's bittersweet to leave an organisation you've enjoyed. All the people I have met and have worked with have meant so much..."

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05-Oct-2018

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Have you attended a GP with a mental health issue or concern?

Have you attended a GP with a mental health issue or concern? We want to hear about your experience...

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05-Oct-2018

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Have you used the A-Z of Health Conditions to identify symptoms?

The Health and Social Care Board is seeking individuals to take part in testing the proposed new design and search functions on the A-Z of health conditions page, hosted on the NI direct website in a bid to improve the user experience...

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05-Oct-2018

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Equine Assisted Therapy and Learning

There is a growing body of evidence that using animals to assist in therapy and learning can have positive and lasting benefits for patients. In our blog this week, Robert Huey, Chief Veterinary Officer for Northern Ireland tells us more about equine assisted therapy and learning and what he is doing to promote people’s awareness of it.

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28-Sep-2018

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Your opportunity to influence future recurrent miscarriage services

If you have previously received care or treatment for recurrent miscarriage we need your help to identify what is important for future services, at a focus group event on the evening of Tuesday 23rd October 2018. The Public Health Agency is working with Health and Social Care and the Patient Client Council to develop a regional care pathway for those who have experienced recurrent miscarriage. It is hoped that this care pathway will...

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28-Sep-2018

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Fighting funeral poverty in Northern Ireland

The cost of funerals has been growing over recent years causing additional stress and strain on families trying to cope with bereavement. In our blog this week, Craig Harrison from Marie Curie tells us what they are doing to campaign against funeral poverty.

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27-Sep-2018

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We're here for you: An information and support day for people affected by terminal illness in Belfast

We’re here for you: An information and support day for people affected by terminal illness in Belfast Marie Curie is working with Belfast City Council to run an information and support day for people affected by terminal illnesses.

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27-Sep-2018

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“Eat well, move more, live longer - could it really be that simple?" by Alison Gallagher - Professor of Public Health Nutrition

Obesity remains a major public health challenge and represents a significant health, financial and societal burden. In Northern Ireland, an estimated 60% of adults and up to 40% of children are overweight or obese.

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