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A picture of health

Government departments across Northern Ireland have operated in a political vacuum since January 2017, with many significant decisions on standby due to a lack of a functioning Executive. agendaNi outlines some of...

Muckamore: “A culture of tolerating harm”

A review of procedures at Muckamore Abbey Hospital has identified a catalogue of failures, including allegations of physical and mental abuse, ignorance of safeguarding procedures and medical negligence, resulting in the suspension...

Radius: Working in partnership

Radius Housing is providing greater assistance in the fight against homelessness through strengthening relationships with partner charities, serving the most vulnerable people in Northern Ireland. Partnership working is a key element of...

A life-saving curriculum: CPR training

Every year in Northern Ireland, 1,400 people suffer an out-of-hospital cardiac arrest, but less than one in 10 of them survive to return home to their family. British Heart Foundation Northern Ireland...

Cross-border collaborathon

In September 2018, Health Business Services (HBS), the business division of the Health Service Executive; Business Shared Services (BSO) from Health and Social Care Northern Ireland; and Ervia cooperated to host a...

Addressing long-term workforce challenges

Following on from the transformation recommendations made by Professor Rafael Bengoa, the Department of Health has launched a new workforce strategy aimed at addressing current and future challenges out to 2026. The...

Mental health provision

Dr Gerry Lynch, Chair of the Royal College of Psychiatrists Northern Ireland, reflects on our Mental Health services and the College’s role. “Without mental health, there can be no true physical health”...

Emergency transformation required

Described as the most radical development in ambulance provision in 20 years, David Whelan meets with Director of Operations at the Northern Ireland Ambulance Service (NIAS) Health and Social Care Trust, Brian...

Delivering inclusive growth

The proposal for a City Deal for the Derry City Region has placed the expansion of Ulster University’s Magee campus, the regeneration of Derry City centre and Strabane town centre and the...