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PHA Translations of Vaccine Information

PHA translations of vaccine information now published online This leaflet describes the COVID-19 vaccination for health and social care workers, including HSC Trust employees, care home staff and domiciliary and primary care staff. The leaflet explains why it’s important to get your vaccine and includes information on potential side effects and what to do next. Please read this before your vaccination. https://www.publichealth.hscni.net/publications/covid-19-vaccination-protection-health-and-social-care-workers-and-translations This leaflet …

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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH Vaccine programme extended to 60-64 year olds

The vaccine programme has been extended to include people aged 60-64. People who are aged 60-64 can now book a Covid-19 vaccine online at one of the trust vaccination centres. To make an appointment please visit the online portal: COVID-19 Vaccine Service for NI (hscni.net) The online platform is the primary source to book an appointment and should be used in the …

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Patient and Client Council – Covid-19 People’s Priorities Survey

The COVID-19 pandemic had major impacts on health and social care in Northern Ireland during 2020/21.  The Patient and Client Council are keen to hear how the pandemic has affected your healthcare or social care, and how appropriate and effective you feel the Health and Social Care (HSC) response to COVID-19 has been. They are engaging with the public through this …

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Updated Coronavirus (COVID-19) Regulations Guidance

Updated Coronavirus (COVID-19) regulations guidance Following an increase in coronavirus (COVID-19) cases, additional restrictions have been introduced for people in Northern Ireland. These new restrictions are in place to help reduce the spread of coronavirus and to help manage the pressures on our health and social care system. During this time, the single most important action we can all take …

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ABC Council Vax & Go Project

VAX & GO Project Name Vax & Go Project Type Individual Door-to-Door, accessible transport service using Covid safe minibus vehicles and Access NI vetted professional drivers. Project Purpose To assist with vaccination support through enhancing access for individuals to vaccination points across ABC Council area. Project Start W/C Feb 01 2021   Vax & Go is an individual, wheelchair friendly, …

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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH – All carers can book a vaccine at a trust centre

If you are the main carer of someone who is elderly or disabled and you are 18 or over you can now book a vaccination online at one of the seven trust centres. This week the Department of Health announced carers within certain age ranges can book their vaccine.  The Health Minister Robin Swann has decided today to remove the age …

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Public Health Agency (PHA) – Pre-consultation for Suicide and Post-vention Services 

Introduction  In September 2019, the Department of Health published a new suicide prevention strategy for Northern Ireland known as Protect Life 2.  The strategy includes specific actions which the PHA is responsible for delivering, and the agency is now undertaking a pre-consultation on these suicide prevention and post-vention services.  The PHA want to actively engage with stakeholders to support the development of future services by taking the views …

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COVID-19 Vaccination – A Guide for People with a Learning Disability

  This is a guide to the COVID-19 vaccine for people with a learning disability in Northern Ireland. It explains about COVID-19, the vaccine, what happens at your appointment and what to expect. COVID-10 vaccination – a guide for people with a learning disability 0221 FINAL Additional information If you have found this resource useful or have any suggestions on how this resource …

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