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Planning for sustainable growth

Carol Ramsey, Director of the Strategic Planning Division in the Department for Infrastructure (DfI) discusses the evolution of the planning system following the devolution of powers and the Department’s role in ensuring...

Homelessness: ‘limited success’

The number of households designated as statutory homeless rose by over 30 per cent during the five-year period of the Housing Executive’s homelessness strategy, a report by the Comptroller and Auditor General...

Paradise papers

In November, a global elite, ranging from sporting and entertainment giants to multinationals and heads of state, were again exposed as engaging in complex tax avoidance schemes through a network of 19...

A strategic approach to social work

Northern Ireland’s Chief Social Worker Sean Holland assesses the performance of the 10-year Social Work Strategy at its
mid-way point and offers his vision for going forward. Social work has always carried a...

Dementia friendly: from home to high street

Approximately 20,000 people live with dementia in Northern Ireland and with an ageing population; the figure is set to rise. Radius Housing is getting ready to meet the demands this will create...

BMA: towards a diverse workforce

Workforce planning is central to solving the challenges facing the health service in Northern Ireland. There are not enough doctors working in Northern Ireland at the minute and without positive action the...

Transforming healthcare in Northern Ireland

Microsoft hosted a round table discussion on the role of technology in transforming healthcare in Northern Ireland. What role can technology have in transforming healthcare in Northern Ireland? Paul Duffy It is...

Focus on antibiotics

On his 10th year as Chief Medical Officer for the Department of Health Michael McBride writes for agendaNi about his annual report with a focus on the growing, global problem of antimicrobial...