Category Archives: Health

Who’s who: Health

agendaNi takes a look at some of the key figures within Northern Ireland’s largest department, health.  Michelle O’Neill MLA Minister for Health in the Stormont Executive A qualified welfare rights advisor, Michelle...

Exercising awareness of better choices

Writing in agendaNi, Chief Medical Officer Michael McBride, outlines the importance of empowering people to make better choices and improve lifestyles for individual wellbeing and for the health service as a whole....

Delivering joined up care

Seventeen Integrated Care Partnerships (ICPs) are working in local areas to transform care for frail older people and those with long-term conditions. Each ICP is a network of GPs, pharmacists, health and...

Emergency care waiting increase

 New Health Minister Michelle O’Neill has branded excessive hospital waiting times as “unacceptable” and made a plea for additional funding to meet growing demands. agendaNi looks at the latest emergency care statistics...

Health for the citizen

Speaking at the recent Digital Government Conference in Dublin, Health Service Executive CIO Richard Corbridge outlines the current direction of eHealth in Ireland.  Speaking 18 months into his role as Chief Information...

Health committee

 On 25 May the new chairpersons and deputy chairpersons were appointed to the statutory committees via d’Hondt. Paula Bradley, who previously was vice chair of the committee, has been appointed as chair,...

Priorities for older people

As Minister with responsibility for the health and social care of the people of Northern Ireland, I am delighted to have this opportunity to offer the readers of agendaNi some thoughts on...