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Health Minister Edwin Poots today updated the Assembly on progress on the Improvement Programme at the Northern Trust.
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The vision at the heart of Transforming Your Care (TYC) - to drive up the quality of care, to improve outcomes and to enhance patient experience - is now being implemented.
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Health Minister, Edwin Poots, joined in helping to raise awareness of the symptoms of ovarian cancer when he visited the Angels of Hope drop-in centre during ovarian cancer month (March).
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GPs and Pharmacists have a vital role to play in helping to inform and influence behaviour towards more healthy choices for people living with heart disease.
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The Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety today published the Northern Ireland Cancer Waiting Times Statistics Release for October, November and December 2013.
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Health Minister Edwin Poots has commended Aware Defeat Depression on winning the GSK IMPACT overall Award at an event yesterday evening in Parliament Buildings.
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Pharmacy has a key role to play in the wider transformation of Northern Ireland’s Health Service.
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There's not yet enough evidence to support screening all older adults for dementia or a less severe condition called "mild cognitive impairment," according to a statement released by the influential U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. Read more here...
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Debate continues about routine dementia screening 25th March 2014 News Source: Health DayTheme: Health & well being There's not yet enough evidence to support screening all older adults for dementia or a less severe condition called "mild cognitive impairment," according to a...
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Research for the Malnutrition Prevention Project has found that many older people need to have a better understanding of nutrition to avoid putting themselves at risk. The study, by think tank Britainthinks, shows that older people often avoid fatty and high-calorie foods because they think they...
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Older people 'do not have enough understanding of nutrition' 25th March 2014 News Source: Nursing TimesTheme: Health & well being Research for the Malnutrition Prevention Project has found that many older people need to have a better understanding of nutrition to avoid putting...
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The second ‘Research on the road’ clinic will be facilitated by ARK Ageing Programme and NICVA and will be held in Cushendall in partnership with the North Antrim Community Network . This clinic offers advice and expertise on how to conduct reliable research. It will provide a ‘rough guide’ to...
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Health Minister Edwin Poots today announced that he has reached an agreement with GP leaders over the General Medical Services Contract.
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Health Minister Edwin Poots has today welcomed and accepted the JCVI recommendations regarding the Men B vaccine.
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Trinity College Dublin is holding their annual Trinity Week from the 7th-11th April with a series of public events aimed at looking at the Science of Happiness. On Thursday 10 April there will be an event on Healthy Happy Ageing. The event will look at what are the keys to happy healthy ageing...
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Trinity Week: The Science of Happiness 20th March 2014 News Source: TCDTheme: Health & well being Trinity College Dublin is holding their annual Trinity Week from the 7th-11th April with a series of public events aimed at looking at the Science of Happiness. On Thursday 10 April there will be...
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Savers have an annual allowance of £15,000 as part of the new super ISA announced in George Osborne's Budget. The Chancellor revealed that stocks and cash individual savings accounts (ISAs) will be... View full article ( unsubscribe from this feed )
Savers have an annual allowance of £15,000 as part of the new super ISA announced in George Osborne's Budget. The Chancellor revealed that stocks and cash individual savings accounts (ISAs) will be... View full article ( unsubscribe from this feed )
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Our arts festival for over 50s has published the names of the 49 arts groups and projects that will be receiving one of its 'Gwanwyn' grant this year. The Gwanwyn festival is a Wales-wide, month-lo... View full article ( unsubscribe from this feed )
Our arts festival for over 50s has published the names of the 49 arts groups and projects that will be receiving one of its 'Gwanwyn' grant this year. The Gwanwyn festival is a Wales-wide, month-lo... View full article ( unsubscribe from this feed )
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A rise in contributory requirements hits those with a lower level of contributions hardest. For a number of reasons, both historical and current, women have had, and continue to have, less contributions then men. There is no doubt that the recent increase in the number of contributions needed to...
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Pension system unfairly penalises women 20th March 2014 News Source: Irish ExaminerTheme: Economic & material A rise in contributory requirements hits those with a lower level of contributions hardest. For a number of reasons, both historical and current, women have had, and continue to have,...

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