Category Archives: Health

Digital home care

Kraydel founder Paul Moorhead talks to David Whelan about his digital solution to the long-running problem of caring for vulnerable people living alone. Belfast-based engineer Paul Moorhead explains that the idea behind...

Managing emergency admissions

  Northern Ireland’s Comptroller and Auditor General (C&AG) has stated that costly and frequently avoidable emergency hospital admissions is impacting on stretched emergency care being used to best effect. Kieran Donnelly was...

Giving power to the people

After years of trialing various healthcare models around the UK, policy-makers agree that 
co-production and partnership working is essential to rejuvenate our National Health system. Co-production not only empowers the service-user by...

Shaping a new role in health

Just a few months after switching ministerial portfolios from agriculture to health, Michelle O’Neill talks to agendaNi’s David Whelan about her plans for radical reform, championing mental health treatment and improving all-island...

Representing health

The British Medical Association (BMA) held its Annual Representative Meeting (ARM) in Belfast recently, a conference event attended by over 500 doctors and medical students from across the UK and from all...

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...