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Executive decisions on relaxations to Covid-19 restrictions

The Executive has given further consideration to a number of proposed relaxations to the Covid-19 restrictions and received further advice from our health and scientific advisers. The Executive has decided that the following easements will come into effect from 18:00 on 27 July: Concert Venues, Theatres and Other Indoor Venues (seated) Audiences will be permitted to return to performances. Live music …

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Doctors of the World Access to a GP campaign

The widespread practice of denying people their right to access a GP has a deep human cost. Not only that, at a time when there is a need for as many people as possible to be vaccinated against COVID-19, denying healthcare poses a risk to us all. That’s why, in the last week, hundreds of people from across the country …

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Funding Opportunities

The Pilgrim Trust Young Women and Mental Health Plus fund The Young Women and Mental Health Plus fund 2021 aims to improve the mental health of young women (16-25) in the UK. The fund will support access for young women to high quality, age and gender informed mental health services.  The Pilgrim Trust  be only operating this programme in Greater Manchester and …

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Department of Health Consultation on the Future Planning Model of the Integrated Care System NI

The Department of Health are seeking views on the development of a new Integrated Care System (ICS) model in NI, whereby local providers and communities would be empowered to come together to plan, manage and deliver care for their local population based on a population health approach, with regional and specialised services planned, managed and delivered at a regional level. …

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Get a COVID-19 vaccination in Northern Ireland

The easiest way for anyone aged 18 and over to get the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine is at one of the many walk-in centres across Northern Ireland. You don’t need an appointment, just come along to receive your vaccination. For more information please click here

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Mental Health Support Fund released – Community Foundation Funding

One of the three categories for the Mental Health Support Fund has been released-  grant value £100k to £500k- closing date is the 6th of August at 1pm. The other two categories grant value £5k to £30k and grant value £30k to £100k will open in September 2021. Please see details below and link to website for more information. The …

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Elevate training – new dates released!

  Free online Elevate training on using community development approaches to reduce health inequalities. COVID-19 has increased the visibility of inequalities across different communities and these interactive training workshops will explore community development values and actions and how your role can help to build capacity in the communities where you work, volunteer or live. Dates are as follows and sessions run from …

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Planning for university or college? Want a more normal student life?

  Planning for university or college? Want a more normal student life? Get your COVID-19 vaccine. Every vaccination brings us closer to life feeling more normal again. Aged 18+ book your vaccine at covid-19.hscni.net/get-vaccinated/ Each weekend Mobile vaccination clinics are in a number of locations for people aged 18+. Find out where they are at: pha.site/mobilevaccine #studentlife #COVID19vaccine

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Health Alliance Connecting & Involving Communities

Please find below the current list of health, wellbeing and funding updates available on the Health Alliance website: Alzheimer’s Society – Virtual Dementia Information Programme – Aug/sep 21 | NICHI Health Alliance | Northern Ireland (healthallianceni.com) Planning for university or college? | NICHI Health Alliance | Northern Ireland (healthallianceni.com) Germ Defence | NICHI Health Alliance | Northern Ireland (healthallianceni.com) Parenting …

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