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Department of Health Statement on Latest Waiting Time Statistics

Department of Health statement on latest waiting time statistics The Department has repeatedly made clear that sustained investment is required to address the waiting list backlog. The waiting times have been building up since 2014 as a result of wider financial pressures facing the Health and Social Care system. With budgets increasingly stretched just to maintain existing services, funding to …

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Addressing Alcohol and Other Drug Misuse Consultation

DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH 20 May 2019 Have your say on addressing alcohol and other drug misuse The Department of Health is seeking views of the public on alcohol and drug misuse and what can be done to address the issue. As part of a pre-consultation exercise, the public are asked to submit their views which may help inform the detail …

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Register Your Team for EMSONI NI Confederation Cup – Belfast

Ethnic Minority Sports Organisation NI (EMSONI) are organizing annual Inter-Community 11 aside Northern Ireland Confederation Cup. It is is a platform to bring nations and communities within Northern Ireland together through football to promote diversity, social inclusion, integration, cohesion, and participation – helping us to bridge ethnicity gap and to find common grounds for our co-existence. Registration is FREE and based on …

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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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