A healthy approach to asylum that will help us all

16 Jun 2015Ryan Miller Health, Equality, Social Policy

There won’t be huge political fanfare, but a recent DHSSPS decision to increase access to free healthcare amongst vulnerable groups will save money and improve everyone’s health. Scope looks at why.

Transforming Your Minister - change at the top could revitalise DHSSPS

26 May 2015Ryan Miller Health

New Health Minister Simon Hamilton is making some good noises about reform – but changes need to be rapid and neither the financial capability or political will are guaranteed.

Donaldson: how the media and politicians act against the public interest

28 Jan 2015Nick Garbutt Health

Scope delves behind the headlines to examine some disturbing implications of the Donaldson Report into health care in Northern Ireland.