Health and Social Care in Northern Ireland


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Health and Social Care in Northern Ireland

The Northern Ireland (NI) body which administers health and social services in NI. It is funded by the NI Executive through its Health Department, providing both health services (like the NHS in England, Scotland and Wales) and social services through the local councils.
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In a statement the Royal College of Nursing said they were pleased that the Minister recognises the contribution of Nurses and Nursing to the delivery of health and social care in Northern Ireland and that despite significant financial challenges his Department continues to financially support Nurse Education in Northern Ireland.
Now the findings will be used as part of the Compton review of health and social care in Northern Ireland.
The purpose of the summit, chaired by Professor Rafael Bengoa, was to consider the principles that should underpin the future model of health and social care in Northern Ireland with the aim of starting to build consensus, across the political spectrum, about the future delivery model for this vitally important area of public services.
Professor Rafael Bengoa said: I am delighted to be leading this expert panel to debate a sustainable way forward for the future provision of health and social care in Northern Ireland.
This highlights the absolute necessity to drive forward with my ambitious plans to reform Health and Social Care in Northern Ireland.
Among the medical conference delegates was key note speaker Sir Liam Donaldson, whose report "The Right Time, The Right Place" highlighted a future vision of Health and Social Care in Northern Ireland.
Health Minister Simon Hamilton has today announced radical changes to the way health and social care in Northern Ireland is delivered.
In response to recommendation 1 in Sir Liam Donaldson s Report the Minister said: "I am not in public service to hand over lock, stock and barrel, the future of Health and Social Care in Northern Ireland entirely to outsiders to take decisions without any democratic fail safe or local input.
The Minister continued: The compelling case laid out in the Transforming Your Care report is our road map to the future delivery of health and social care in Northern Ireland.
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