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Emergency Departments Across NI Facing Pressure

Joint Statement from the Health and Social Care Board and Public Health Agency A spokesperson for the Health and Social Care Board (HSCB) and Public Health Agency (PHA) said: “Emergency Departments across the North of Ireland have been experiencing high levels of pressure for several days. The public can assist by…

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Joint Statement From The Health And Social Care Board And Public Health Agency on Emergency Department Pressures

As the Northern Ireland Health Service again faces a crisis at its Emergency Departments, a spokesperson for the Health and Social Care Board said: “Emergency Departments across Northern Ireland are currently experiencing a high level of pressure. “The Health and Social Care Board and Public Health Agency are urging the public…

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HSCB Wants To hear From Unpaid Carers

The Health and Social Care Board (HSCB) is keen to hear from carers who care for a family member, neighbour or friend who needs care and support to help them remain at home. The Health and Social Care Board, as the regional commissioner of services, is currently undertaking a review…

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Residential Homes Under Threat In County Down Following HSCB Directive

Board approves Trusts’ consultation proposals on future of Statutory Residential Care Homes The Health and Social Care Board, at its monthly public meeting yesterday (Tuesday 19th May), approved for further consultation, the five Health and Social Care Trusts’ proposals on the future role and function of their Statutory Residential Care…

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New Chief Executive Appointed To Health And Social Care Board

The Health and Social Care Board has appointed Ms Valerie Watts as its new Chief Executive. Ms Watts is expected to take up her post at the start of July 2014. Currently Ms Watts is the Chief Executive of Aberdeen City Council. Previously, she was Chief Executive of Derry City Council,…

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