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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.
Borderline personality disorder (BPD) is a disorder of mood and how a person interacts with others. It's the most commonly recognised personality disorder.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
7 in 10 carers in Northern Ireland have experience of loneliness and social isolation as a result of their caring role. Clare-Anne Magee, Carers NI explains the effect loneliness has on carers, and what’s being done to help combat this silent epidemic.
Paula Bradley MLA was diagnosed with cancer when she was just 24 and admits she knew nothing about the disease. It was only much later that she realised how serious the condition can be. As part of Cervical Cancer Prevention Week (22-28 January) Paula joined forces with Cancer Focus NI to urge women to be vigilant and get regular smear tests.
People are being asked for their feedback on a briefing paper issued by the Department of Finance on how Northern Ireland spends its money.
Have you recently used the GP Out of Hours Service? This service is for people who need urgent medical treatment, but cannot wait until their doctor’s practice is open. It’s also for terminally ill people, very sick children and frail, elderly people.
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