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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.
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.
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.
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.
Vivian McConvey will be taking up position as Chief Executive of the Patient and Client Council from 8th April 2019.
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.
A research project, which analysed complaints about social workers made to the Social Care Council and Patient and Client Council, has been formally launched in a report entitled: ‘Relationships Matter’.
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...
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.
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'.
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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