Category Archives: Health

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...

Carers’ priorities

The Patient and Client Council’s Head of Operations, Louise Skelly, shares key findings from the Patient and Client Council’s ‘Carers’ Priorities’ report. Carers play a vital role in our society, supporting family...

Active ageing strategy

The Active Ageing Strategy 2016-21 recently published by OFMDFM outlines steps for Northern Ireland to become a more age friendly region.   In the decade between 2003 and 2013 the number of...

A time to remember

As NICHS celebrates its 70th anniversary, Chief Executive Declan Cannane reflects on how things have changed in 70 years.   Local charity Northern Ireland Chest Heart and Stroke is celebrating its 70th...