Category Archives: Health

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...

Northern Ireland’s ageing trends

agendaNi considers the projections for older people, who tend to require most care. Older people account for 60 per cent of acute hospital cases in Northern Ireland, and the level of care...

New GP contract agreed

Changes to the general medical services contract for 2014-2015 have been agreed by Health Minister Edwin Poots and the Northern Ireland General Practitioners Council (GPC). Key elements of the agreement include increased...

Promoting health in the inner city

Paula Bradshaw, Director of the Greater Village Regeneration Trust, outlines how its open gym project is helping to improve the well-being of its neighbours. Greater Village Regeneration Trust (GVRT) has recently opened...