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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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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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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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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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22-Jan-2019

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Vivian McConvey to join the Patient and Client Council

Vivian McConvey will be taking up position as Chief Executive of the Patient and Client Council from 8th April 2019.

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08-Jan-2019

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Have you experience in the frequent use of medicines or in caring for someone who does? If so, we have an exciting opportunity…

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.

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07-Dec-2018

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‘Relationships Matter’ social work report launched

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’.

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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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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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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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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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