Health Minister launches new media initiative on reporting on child abuse
Fri 30th November 2012 09:48 pm
A unique collaboration between the media and the health and social care professionals will help protect vulnerable children and raise awareness about child abuse.
That was the key message from Heal... read more »
Minister opens new RNIB Centre in Omagh
Fri 30th November 2012 09:43 pm
Speaking at the opening, Minister Poots paid tribute to the support provided by RNIB (NI) to people across Northern Ireland with sight loss.
Minister Edwin Poots said: “I am delighted to have been ... read more »
Health Minister addresses All Party Group on Learning Disability
Fri 30th November 2012 09:40 pm
Northern Ireland’s care and support system needs to change, and it is vital that people in Northern Ireland share their views on how things can be improved.
That was the message given by Health Min... read more »
Precision teaching for autism being unveiled
Fri 30th November 2012 09:34 pm
A new treatment which it is claimed can improve the learning skills of children with autism is being unveiled.
Researchers believe precision teaching could help some of the 4,000 children with aut... read more »
Health Minister welcomes £33.3million in the October monitoring round
Fri 16th November 2012 09:47 pm
The Health Minister welcomed the allocation of £33.3million to the DHSSPS from the Executive’s October monitoring round.
Around £19million of the total allocation has been provided thro... read more »
Health Minister welcomes evaluation report on promoting mental health and suicide prevention amongst community networks
Fri 16th November 2012 09:45 pm
Health Minister Edwin Poots has jointly launched with Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (DARD) an evaluation report endorsing the Community Network’s model for promoting mental health an... read more »
Northern Ireland leading the way on eHealth
Fri 16th November 2012 09:41 pm
The Health Minister has said he is keen to share experiences that have put Northern Ireland at the forefront of Connected Health.
The Minister was invited to address the Health Informatics Society ... read more »
Fundraising vital in securing Children’s MRI Scanner
Fri 16th November 2012 09:38 pm
The Health Minister has urged people to dig deep and continue to support the MRI Scanner Appeal for the Royal Belfast Hospital for Sick Children.
The Minister recently announced that he will invest... read more »
Organ donation and registration on the increase
Fri 9th November 2012 08:19 pm
Health Minister Edwin Poots has today welcomed statistics from NHS Blood and Transplant highlighting an increase in organ donors and an increase in the number of people adding their name to the organ ... read more »
Health Minister cuts sod at £2million Intensive Support Unit
Fri 9th November 2012 08:18 pm
Health Minister Edwin Poots has cut the first sod on the site of the new £2million Intensive Support Unit at Ballee in Ballymena.
The new unit will be built on a site adjacent to the existing... read more »