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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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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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BME Carers – Are You a BME Carer?

Do You Look After Someone? Are you from a Black or Minority Ethnic background? If you are we want to hear from you… Please follow the link to fill in a form (many languages provided), we may be able to link you to useful support and information. 76095 BHSCT English Leaflet 76095 BHSCT Cantonese Leaflet 76095 BHSCT Bulgaria Leaflet 76095 BHSCT Luthuanian …

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Useful Health Links

Below are some weblinks to useful health and well-being websites. If you would like to have your link listed – please contact info@strongertogetherni.org www.publichealth.hscni.net www.hscni.net www.dhsspsni.gov.uk   www.amh.org.uk www.inspirewellbeing.org/mentalhealth www.mindwisenv.org www.niamhwellbeing.org www.mindingyourhead.info   www.hypnotherapy-directory.org.uk/

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Domestic Violence Support Resource

The South Eastern Domestic Violence Partnership has collated a list of organisations able to provide help and support in the area of Domestic Violence. CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD DOMESTIC VIOLENCE SUPPORT ORGANISATIONS DOCUMENT

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Sexual Violence and Abuse Report

Criminal Justice Inspection Northern Ireland (CJI) has released its latest report on Sexual Violence and Abuse. A copy of the report can be found at http://www.cjini.org/TheInspections/Inspection-Reports/Latest-Publications.aspx?did=1250 Please feel free to distribute this information within your organisation and to any other parties who you think may have an interest in this subject matter. If there are colleagues/individuals who would like to …

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