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Better Healthcare

Dr John D Woods chair of the Northern Ireland council of the British Medical Association (BMA) talks to Owen McQuade about the challenges facing healthcare in Northern Ireland. The aim of the BMA is to improve doctors’ working lives and “we believe if we look after doctors’ wellbeing they can look after patients’ wellbeing and improve the health of the population. ‘Looking after doctors, so they can look after you’ is our mission...[full story]

Matters Arising

Campaign groups accuse politicians of “abject failure”

Campaign groups representing over 150 families who...[full story]

Derry scientist awarded Nobel Prize

A Derry-born scientist has been awarded the prestigious...[full story]

Firms hiring rate increases

A recent economic survey suggests that despite a major...[full story]

Foster to lead the DUP

Stormont Finance Minister, Arlene Foster looks set...[full story]

School leaders inspired by capita conference

More than 400 educators attended Inspire 2015, a conference...[full story]

The crippling cost of childcare

In November we launched our latest Childcare Cost...[full story]

NIAO criticises events chief

Following the revelation that a quango boss covered...[full story]

Disability employment strategy launched

 Employment and Learning Minster, Dr Stephen Farry...[full story]

School enhancement funding boost

Funding has been secured by the Department of Education...[full story]

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Business in Brief

Belfast return for Ryanair

Belfast return for Ryanair Ryanair’s chief executive...[full story]

Farmers must be prepared for winter chill

Robert McCullough, Danske Bank Head of Agribusiness,...[full story]

Firms hiring rate increases

Firms hiring rate increases A recent economic survey...[full story]

Pay stalemate at bombardier

The future of Bombardier’s operations in Northern...[full story]

School leaders inspired by capita conference

More than 400 educators attended Inspire 2015, a conference...[full story]

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Issues

All new enterprise experience transforms cross-border journeys

All new Enterprise experience transforms cross-border journeys Translink’s recently revamped Enterprise service is now open for business. Train...[full story]

Better Healthcare

Dr John D Woods chair of the Northern Ireland council of the British Medical Association (BMA) talks to Owen McQuade about the challenges facing...[full story]

Business rates review underway

agendaNi takes a look at the Department of Finance and Personnel’s review of Northern Ireland’s business rates. The Department of Finance and...[full story]

Catching up on public procurement

Almost a year after the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 came into force, what have been their practical experiences? For those whose work is related...[full story]

Economy stalls

Data shows that economic growth for Northern Ireland shrank during the second quarter of this year and comes at a time of several high profile factory...[full story]

Osborne’s climbdown?

News of the Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne’s decision to scrap his proposed tax credit changes were greeted with much cheer last...[full story]

Political perspectives

In the second of our series of interviews with Northern Ireland’s newly elected MPs, Adam Morton speaks to East Belfast’s Gavin Robinson MP,...[full story]

Rebuilding trust in the agri-food sector

Richard Halleron attended the inaugural meeting of the Supply Chain Forum where the Department of Agriculture and Rural Development Minister Michelle...[full story]

Reducing inactivity

The Department for Employment and Learning’s permanent secretary, Derek Baker discusses how the department is attempting to reduce Northern Ireland’s...[full story]

Responding to the digital citizen in NI

A holistic approach to digital transformation. We are truly immersed in the digital era. With the highest broadband take-up, Northern Ireland has...[full story]

Supporting global growth

Scottish Enterprise’s Managing Director for Strategy and Sectors, Linda Hanna talks to Adam Morton about growing Scotland’s competitiveness in...[full story]

Unsafe and unstable

agendaNi explores the damning report recently published about Maghaberry prison. Inspectors from Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Prisons and Criminal...[full story]

Utilities launch winter readiness campaign

A collaboration between Northern Ireland’s main utility companies will help ensure the public are ready for the challenges a harsh winter may...[full story]

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Environment, waste and water

A unique environmental resource

Natural Resources Wales Chief Executive, Dr Emyr Roberts...[full story]

“An honour and a privilege”

Anna Lo MLA speaks to Adam Morton about her time as...[full story]

Developing dialogue

ClimateXChange Director of Policy, Andy Kerr talks...[full story]

Engaging in place making

Turley’s Associate Director for Engagement, John...[full story]

Northern Ireland is beautiful

The environmental charity Keep Northern Ireland Beautiful...[full story]

Northern Ireland renewables conference

Northern Ireland Renewables Conference The annual...[full story]

Recycling in numbers

agendaNi takes a look at Northern Ireland’s recycling...[full story]

Teaching sustainability

Adam Morton talks to Eco-Schools Manager, Carmel Fyfe...[full story]

The challenge of sustainability

The European Environment Agency’s (EEA) state of...[full story]

Valuing nature

agendaNi takes a look at the Department of the Environment’s...[full story]

New Local Government Bill

The Local Government Bill, designed to reduce the...[full story]

Farm payment plans published

Following on from the Common Agricultural Policy reform...[full story]

Kennedy: more road gritters needed

An independent review into the Roads Service’s winter...[full story]

Mark H Durkan interview: community power

New Environment Minister Mark H Durkan talks to Owen...[full story]

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Sport and Wellbeing

Adult sporting participation

agendaNi analysis the latest findings from the Department...[full story]

SSE’s wind energy powering NI sports development

SSE’s wind energy powering NI sports development  SSE,...[full story]

Stadia investment programme launched

The Department of Culture, Arts and Leisure has launched...[full story]

Uniting communities

agendaNi reviews the recently published strategic...[full story]

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Health and Care Services Report

Age NI launches expertage

ExpertAge: Leading the way in personal and public...[full story]

Children in statistics

Following the publication of children’s social care...[full story]

Contract reform

agendaNi takes a look at the dispute over the proposed...[full story]

Fold housing association showcases innovative dementia support

Fold Housing Association’s TeleCare services allow...[full story]

Health and social services at work

agendaNi analyses the latest figures from the Department...[full story]

Health service audit

Following the publication of the Northern Ireland...[full story]

Inequalities in health

agendaNi analyses the varying level of health quality...[full story]

Health service audit

“Internal audit identified a serious lack of control...[full story]

Leading the fight against dementia

How Alzheimer’s Society in Northern Ireland supports...[full story]

Northern Ireland’s pancreatic cancer breakthrough

Scientists at Ulster University have made a major...[full story]

Putting good nutrition at the centre of health and social care

Nutricia Medical explains why good nutritional care...[full story]

Transforming healthcare

Adam Morton takes a look at the proposed changes announced...[full story]

Involving people

From increasing cancer survival rates, to enabling...[full story]

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Cyber Security

A world-wide threat

At the 13th UN Congress on crime prevention and criminal...[full story]

Boosting cyber security

agendaNi reviews the raft of announcements made recently...[full story]

Courts put halt on data transfer

Adam Morton takes a look at the potential impact of...[full story]

Incubator programme launches at Queen’s

The UK’s national innovation and knowledge centre...[full story]

Is your data safe?

Following the cyber-attack launched against telecommunications...[full story]

Keeping Northern Ireland safe from cyber crime

Detective Chief Inspector Douglas Grant, from the...[full story]

Keeping your digital data secure

Keeping your digital data secure With a full range...[full story]

Northern Ireland needs a cyber security strategy

With over 40 years’ of combined experience delivering...[full story]

The digital driving force

Niall Lavery explains what PwC and Google’s Innovation...[full story]

UK cyber security strategy

With the UK’s cyber security strategy due to finish...[full story]

A government priority

In a recent speech, the Minister of State for Culture...[full story]

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Public Affairs

‘Fermanagh spake’

The Impartial Reporter’s Rodney Edwards talks about...[full story]

A constitutional crisis?

Following the controversial decision by the House...[full story]

A fresh start?

With the Stormont Executive’s immediate future now...[full story]

A great place to grow old

As Northern Ireland’s first Commissioner for Older...[full story]

A new hope

In his maiden address to party delegates, the new...[full story]

Aviation strategy adopted

The European Commission’s aviation strategy is designed...[full story]

Brussels to remain neutral in brexit debate

The European Commission’s Head of Representation...[full story]

Meet the media

How did you get into journalism? When I was about 15...[full story]

Delivering a more sustainable economy

Ireland’s Department of Public Expenditure and Reform’s...[full story]

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