Category Archives: Health

Reform of adult care and support

agendaNi outlines the latest proposals to reform adult care and support in Northern Ireland, with a focus on how these changes are being tailored to a growing and ageing population. An ageing...

Family carers: Northern Ireland is lagging

agendaNi looks at the current push to support informal carers in Northern Ireland, a valuable resource to health and care services delivery which is facing increasing pressures, to align with changes across...

Governance questioned on care findings

The recent findings of a “horrific catalogue of inhuman and degrading treatment” at a Belfast care home also served to call in to question the effectiveness of the governance in delivering health...

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...

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...