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PHA Stakeholder Engagement Survey – BME Wellbeing Improvement

Public Health Agency  is carrying out various stakeholder engagements in relation to ‘promoting the health and social, mental and emotional wellbeing improvement of minority ethnic and migrant communities in N Ireland’. As part of this process the survey below has been developed. We would appreciate it if you would complete and share this survey with others. We would particularly welcome the views …

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DoH Guidance Developed for Employers on Domestic and Sexual Violence and Abuse

DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH 22 November 2018Guidance developed for employers on Domestic and Sexual Violence and Abuse The Department of Health and Department of Justice have published new Guidance on how employers can increase awareness and respond more effectively to domestic and sexual violence and abuse.The Guidance was launched at an event in Belfast City Hall attended by trade unions and …

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Stronger Together Policy briefing on Northern Ireland Health and Social Care Interpreting Service (NIHSCIS)

Stronger Together Policy briefing on Northern Ireland Health and Social Care Interpreting Service (NIHSCIS) November 2018 Following reports from a number of member groups that some GP practices are not providing face-to-face interpreting for patients we have provided this policy briefing. We have contacted the Health and Social Care (HSC) Business Services Organisation which has responsibility to provide a broad …

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Drugs and Alcohol Information Websites

Useful information and resources on drugs and alcohol can be found by visiting dedicated websites below http://www.drugsandalcoholni.info/ http://services.drugsandalcoholni.info/

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First Steps Women’s Centre Courses

Wellbeing Courses:   Leader Of Your Own Life  2hrs X 6 weeks Mondays 9.45 am -11.45 am.  Starts Monday 16th Jan Arts Project 2.5hrs X 6 weeks Tuesdays 9.45 am -12.15 pm.  Starts Tuesday 17th Jan Yoga 2hrs X 6 weeks Wednesdays 9.45 am -11.45 am. Starts Wednesday 18th January Creative Writing 2hrs X 6 weeks Wednesdays 12.30 pm – 2.30 pm.  Starts Wednesday …

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Local Businesses help to promote the Importance of Emotional Health

This summer East Belfast Community Development Agency (EBCDA) is working together with local businesses, churches and community service providers to promote emotional health and suicide prevention. Over the past three years, several similar campaigns have been done across East Belfast including partnerships with local bars, bookmakers, shops and sports clubs. This project is different in that it will target people …

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Cybercrime course offered by RCN

Rural Community Network is pleased to announce that we are offering a short course called “Cybercrime” this coming October. We all now live in a permanently connected world. Whether we embrace it or not, access to Twitter, Facebook, You Tube and many other social networking platforms is everywhere. Social media has embedded itself in our culture and a world without …

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GUM Service in Northern Ireland – Translated Leaflets

Two leaflets, one for GUM service and the other for Contraceptive services in the Northern Trust have been translated into 6 languages.  Please see below the hyperlink to the page on Northern Trust website which has these. http://www.northerntrust.hscni.net/livewell/2458.htm

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