Health

‘Big Jab Weekend’ will boost vaccination drive

16 Aug 2021Shauna O'Neill COVID19 UpdatesHealth

NICVA welcome the announcement of a “Big Jab Weekend” taking place this Saturday and Sunday, to give people even more opportunities to get vaccinated against COVID-19.

Health and Wellbeing

24 Jun 2021Déarbhla Sloan Value of the SectorHealth, Research, Policy and Public Affairs, Public Benefit

From providing face to face services, to advocating for those with specific health related conditions, organisations who promote health and wellbeing make up the largest part of the voluntary and community sector.

NICVA Hosts Information Event on DoH Duty of Candour Consultation

21 May 2021Kathy Maguire Policy & Public AffairsHealth

NICVA's recently hosted an engagement event with the Department of Health in relation to the departments current public consultation on policy proposals to implement a Duty of Candour for Health and Social Care (HSC).

New dates added for the Community Wellbeing and Resilience Programme

20 Jan 2021Paula Fitzpatrick Community Wellbeing and Resilience ProgrammeHealth

Due to exceptional demand in the sector for the Community Wellbeing and Resilience Programme, additional dates have been added.

GP COVID-19 vaccination roll-out

4 Jan 2021Shauna O'Neill COVID19 UpdatesHealth, COVID19 (Coronavirus)

GP practices will start rolling out the free COVID-19 vaccination programme from today, Monday 4th January 2021.

Department of Health extends deadlines for consultations to 19 July 2019

1 May 2019Shauna O'Neill Transforming Our Health, Policy & Public AffairsHealth

The Department of Health has extended the public consultation process on proposals to reshape stroke services and breast assessment.

Health summit planned on the review of urgent and emergency care

5 Apr 2019Shauna O'Neill Transforming Our HealthHealth

A Health service summit is to be held on the future shape of urgent and emergency care in N Ireland.

Briefing on Winter Health and Social Care Challenges

20 Dec 2018Shauna O'Neill CommunicationsHealth

The following briefing has been collated by the Health and Social Care Board.

HSC Transformation Programme Update - December 2018

17 Dec 2018Shauna O'Neill Transforming Our Health, Policy & Public AffairsHealth

The Department of Health has provided an update on progress in health transformation including updates on workforce planning, progress of the 18/19 Transformation Fund and HSC planning for Brexit. 

Health Transformation Update

1 Jun 2018Seamus McAleavey Transforming Our Health, Policy & Public AffairsHealth

The Department of Health has provided an update on progress in health transformation including the Encompass Programme which will introduce a digital integrated health and care record to Northern Ireland.