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Edwin Poots

The Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety is one of 11 Northern Ireland Departments created in 1999 as part of the Northern Ireland Executive by the Northern Ireland Act 1998 and the Departments (Northern Ireland) Order 1999.
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Edwin Poots MLA was appointed Minister of the Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety in the Northern Ireland Executive on 16 May 2011. Read More
Health Minister opens Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health offices
Thursday 17 July 2014
Health Minister Edwin Poots MLA, has welcomed the official opening of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health’s first branch in Northern Ireland.
Health Minister to attend demonstration of wearable bionic robot
Wednesday 16 July 2014
A wearable robot which can help people with spinal injury, stroke or paralysis to walk, will be viewed today by the Health Minister, Edwin Poots.
Poots reaffirms commitment to improving autism services
Wednesday 09 July 2014
Health Minister Edwin Poots has said that he remains committed to providing the best possible services for the most vulnerable in our society.
Information can help drive improvement of the health of the Northern Ireland public – Poots
Monday 07 July 2014
Making use of Health and Social Care (HSC) information about the care patients receive will help to better understand the health needs of everyone in Northern Ireland.
Poots outlines progress on tackling alcohol and drug related harm
Monday 07 July 2014
Health Minister Edwin Poots has said we must keep up momentum to tackle the serious harm caused by alcohol and drug misuse.

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UK and Spain making their health systems more efficient

The conference "Making National Health Systems Sustainable" took place on Friday 7 June at the British Embassy Madrid.
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