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HSC advice in Romanian for people entering NI from abroad

Sfaturi de călătorie pentru Irlanda de Nord, 30 Iunie 2020 Sfaturi de călătorie pentru Irlanda de Nord, 30 Iunie 2020.Belfast Health and Social Care TrustPublic Health AgencyConsulatul Onorific al Romaniei in Irlanda de NordConsulatul General al României la Edinburgh*un video realizat de Belfast Intercultural Romanian Community împreună cu Digital Strada – Partner now with our Digital Marketing Agency Posted by …

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Covid19 – Information in various languages

Covid – 19 Information in various languages Click on the following link, for some useful information, available on the Education Authority’s website, in different languages: eani.org.uk/education-resources-in-more-languages Housing Rights have produced advice on housing and Coronavirus, available in ten languages. Click here, for further information:housingadviceni.org/coronavirus COVIBOOK – A short book, for children under 7, explaining the Coronavirus. Available to download in different languages, …

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AgeNI Check & Chat Befriending Service

Age NI Check and Chat Befriending Service Age Ni have also launched a new Check in and Chat, telephone befriending service. This is a service for those who are lonely or experiencing social isolation. It differs from a Good Morning call in that it is longer and more focussed. Clients are matched with volunteers who have similar interests. The calls …

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Dept of Health Coronavirus Related Health Inequalities Report

The Department of Health published the Coronavirus Related Health Inequalities Report. This report presents an analysis of coronavirus (COVID-19) related health inequalities by assessing differences between the most and least deprived areas of NI and within Local Government District (LGD) areas for COVID-19 infection and admission rates. Key findings – Laboratory completed tests The infection rate in the 10% most deprived …

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New Virtual Wellbeing Hub

Department of Health and Department for Communities join forces with Mental Health Organisations  to promote positive mental health A NEW virtual wellbeing hub to promote positive mental health during the COVID-19 pandemic has been launched. A new virtual wellbeing hub to promote positive mental health during the COVID-19 pandemic has been launched. The Department for Communities and the Department of …

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BME Health Survey June 2020

This survey is being carried out with the ethnic minority community in Belfast, due to the onset of the Coronavirus. It is hoped that the survey will provide information, to help us understand the broader and perhaps specific health needs of the minority ethnic community at this time. As a result of the survey, there should be a clear path …

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AWARE Connection Challenge for Young People

AWARE NI are delighted to launch the ‘Connections Challenge’ for young people for the purpose of reporting on young people’s lives during COVID-19. Please see below/attached details in relation to the challenge, and as always, feel free to share this information with and others. This has been and continues to be a very challenging time, especially for children & young …

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COVID-19 Inequalities for Black and Ethnic Minority Women  

  Imkaan, a London based Black feminist organisation, has published a position paper highlighting the dual pandemics of violence against women and girls and COVID-19. The report focuses on the impact of the pandemic on Black and minoritised women and girls, and sets out how existing structural and racialised inequalities have been heightened during COVID-19. The position paper outlines a …

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RNIB Advice for Blind and Partially Sighted People during COVID-19

RNIB NI and Guide Dogs have prepared an advice document for blind and partially sighted people who are offline. The document is attached. We’ve developed it in conjunction with the Dept of Health, Dept for Communities and the HSCB. It covers a range of issues which they may be facing during this pandemic. Advice for blind and partially sighted people …

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