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Ministers outline new Covid-19 measures

Ministers have outlined a package of measures agreed by the Executive that will come into effect at the end of the two week circuit breaker. Shops, hairdressers, restaurants, places of worship and hotels are among the places that will be able to re-open from December 11. Pubs selling drink only (wet pubs) will remain closed and an additional financial package …

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Southern Health and Social Care Trust – Phone First Information Session

As we move into the winter and this second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Southern Health and Social Care Trust is increasingly concerned about the volume of patients coming to our Emergency Departments (EDs). To help reduce the potential spread of infection and promote social distancing, we have developed and are piloting a new ‘Phone First’ system. Patients who …

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Census 2021 is Coming Soon

The census happens only once every 10 years and gives us a picture of all the people and households in Northern Ireland.  The last census was in 2011 and counted 703,300 households in Northern Ireland made up of 1,810,900 people. It will be the first census run predominantly online although paper questionnaires will still be available. Census data is used …

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The Racial Equality welcomes input to the Department for the Economy’s ESOL policy

The Department for the Economy is asking for input to their ESOL Policy regarding ‘the journey of English language learning’ and gathering information on the subject. The Racial Equality Unit welcomes your comments in this data gathering exercise. The Racial Equality Unit would therefore ask that if you have any input please could you respond to the Race Equality Inbox …

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