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Northern Ireland waiting time statistics: emergency care waiting times April- June 2018

Presents information on the time spent waiting in emergency care departments in Northern Ireland for both new and unplanned review attendances, and reports on the performance of against the ministerial target in Northern Ireland. 10.14655/11971-1211989 De ...

EU, overseas and visitors guidance

EU, Overseas and Visitors Health Policy Publish to PHW Public to Repository 10.14655/11971-1211986 Department of Health (Northern Ireland) Guidance literature, Health policy, EU, overseas and visitors health policy EU, Overseas and Visitors Health Policy ...

NICE Interventional Procedures Programme- Procedures not for use

The following Interventional Procedures must not be used:  10.14655/11971-1211981 Department of Health (Northern Ireland) Guidance literature, Safety and quality standards, NICE Guidelines The following Interventional Procedures must not be used:  Fuel Po ...

Hospital statistics: inpatient and day case activity 2017/18

Presents information on inpatient and day case activity at health and social care trusts in Northern Ireland, including available beds, occupied beds, average length of stay, theatre activity and hospital births. 10.14655/11971-1211980 Department of Healt ...

Hospital statistics: outpatient activity statistics 2017/18

Presents information on outpatient activity at consultant led and integrated clinical assessment and treatment service (ICATS) services. It details information on new and review attendances, missed appointments (DNAs), patient cancellations (CNAs), hospit ...

Explanatory notes and technical guidance for inpatient and day case activity

This page provides information to be used alongside the inpatient and day case activity statistics publication.  This includes explanatory notes and a glossary of terms. 10.14655/11971-1211978 Department of Health (Northern Ireland) Guidance literature, D ...

Family support hub 2016/17

This information has been produced from the health survey Northern Ireland and issued 06/08/2018. 10.14655/11971-1211973 Department of Health (Northern Ireland) Statistical reports, DoH statistics and research, Health survey Northern Ireland This informat ...

Stopping Domestic and Sexual Violence and Abuse in Northern Ireland Strategy

The Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety and the Department of Justice, as the lead policy Departments for Domestic and Sexual Violence and Abuse, have publish a new Strategy for tackling domestic and sexual violence and abuse in Northe ...

Protecting unaccompanied children and child victims of human trafficking and modern slavery

An unaccompanied child is a person under the age of 18 who has been separated from both parents and other relatives and is not being cared for by an adult who, by law or custom, is responsible for doing so.  The following guidance has been developed by th ...

Project Ireland 2040

19.2.2018 Project Ireland 2040  is the Governmentâ?Ts overarching policy initiative to make Ireland a better country for all of us, a country that reflects the best of who we are and what we aspire to be. A major programme of investment in health infrast ...

Expert Group to review the law of torts and the current systems for the management of clinical negligence claims- Terms of Reference

9.7.2018 The Programme for Partnership Government stated â?owe will tackle the rising cost of claims by establishing an expert group to report within 6 months on options for reforming the law of torts and the current claims process, particularly when it c ...

Strategic Review of Medical Training and Career Structure- Seventh Progress Report

12.7.2018 In July 2013 a Working Group, chaired by Prof. Brian MacCraith, President, Dublin City University, was established to carry out a strategic review of medical training and career structure. The Working Group was tasked with examining and making h ...

Regulatory Impact Analysis & Children's Health Bill 2018

26.7.2018 The Childrenâ?Ts Health Bill provides for the enhancement of childrenâ?Ts health services and for that purpose to establish a body to be known as Childrenâ?Ts Health Ireland to plan and deliver paediatric services; to provide for the transfer of ...

Sláintecare Implementation Strategy

8.8.2018 Sláintecare presents a ten-year vision to transform Irelandâ?Ts health and social care services. The Sláintecare Implementation Strategy is the framework for a system-wide reform programme. It sets out the direction for the next ten years and a ...

Independent Review Group & Private Practice in Public Hospitals

10.8.2018 The Minister for Health established an Independent Review Group to conduct an impact analysis on the separation of private practice from the public hospital system, with a view to practical approaches that can be taken to removing private practi ...

Interim update report on the Inpatient Day Case Action Plan 2018

17.8.2018 17 th August 2018 The Department of Health, the Health Service Executive (HSE) and the National Treatment Purchase Fund (NTPF) published details of the Inpatient/Day Case (IPDC) Action Plan 2018 on 12 th April. The NTPF, today, (17 th August 201 ...

Regulatory Impact Analysis- Health Service Executive (Governance) Bill 2018

30.7.2018 The Health Service Executive (Governance) Bill 2018 provides for the establishment of a 9 person Board for the HSE. The Board will be the governing body for the HSE, with authority to perform the HSE’s functions. The Board will be accountable to ...

Research Programme in Healthcare Reform

25.10.2017 The Department of Health funds the Research Programme in Healthcare Reform with the ESRI. The Programme is a multi-annual research programme to undertake research in health economics and policy which contributes to the evidence base needed for ...

NTPF Special Audit of Hospital Waiting Lists 2017

9.11.2017 Background An audit of hospital waiting lists was undertaken by the National Treatment Purchasing Fund (NTPF), following an RTÃ? Investigates programme entitled â?~Living on the Listâ?T which was aired in February 2017. The purpose was to audit ...

Be Winter-Ready

9.11.2017 Be Prepared, Stay Safe and know where to find help should you need it   Remember that everyday tasks which we take for granted become more difficult or even hazardous in severe weather, yet by taking some simple steps you can reduce the impact o ...

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