Category Archives: Health

Your local cancer champion

Cancer Focus Northern Ireland Chief Executive Roisin Foster outlines how the charity is helping people. The recently closed consultation on Transforming Your Care has certainly focused attention on how the future might...

A sensitive change process

Commissioner for Older People Claire Keatinge outlines some of the lessons learned from the handling of care home closures. More of us are living longer and healthier lives and this is very...

Data centre to improve care

Centralising data services in the South Eastern trust will help professionals to obtain patient information more quickly across its area. A new data centre facility for the South Eastern Health and Social...

Next steps in TYC

“Our Shared Ambition is for a world-class workforce, one that fosters economic growth and sustainable communities” Developing a confident, knowledgeable and skilled social care workforce to support the well-being, choice and independence...

Turning a trust around

Mary Hinds, Director of Turnaround at the Northern Health and Social Care Trust, set out how her team was improving its performance at agendaNi’s Public Sector Reform Conference. The basic humanity of...

Turning a trust around

Mary Hinds, Director of Turnaround at the Northern Health and Social Care Trust, set out how her team was improving its performance at agendaNi’s Public Sector Reform Conference. The basic humanity of...

TYC making progress

The Health Minister sees a continued shift from hospitals to the community as the only way to resolve the A&E crisis in the long term. agendaNi sums up his update on Transforming...

Scotland integrates care services

Doctors are calling on officials to learn from good practice on the ground as Scotland follows Northern Ireland’s example. The Scottish Government is moving towards the integration of health and social care...

Innovating to improve care

A summary of WJ Law’s pilot scheme – the Pavilions – which offers older people to chance to rent a high quality dwelling rather than selling their homes for care. How’s your...