Transforming Your Care
Transforming Your Care sets out an overarching road map for change in the provision of health and social care services in Northern Ireland. It focuses on reshaping how services are to be structured and delivered in order to make best use of all resources available to us, and in so doing, ensure that our services are safe, resilient and sustainable into the future.
2014/15 Financial Outlook and Challenges
Your Health Matters
his seventh annual report Northern Ireland’s Chief Medical Officer Dr Michael McBride is pleased to
report that improvements in the health of the public in Northern Ireland are being maintained as evidenced
by the steady increase in life expectancy and reductions in the death rates for heart disease and a
number of cancers in those under 75 years.
The ten year Investing
for Health Strategy was launched in 2002 was successful in addressing and narrowing some of the health
inequalities within our community.
Making Life Better - A
Whole System Framework for Public Health 2013-2023
Life Better" is the strategic framework for public health. It is designed to provide direction
for policies and actions to improve the health and wellbeing of people in Northern Ireland and to reduce
inequalities in health.
It builds on the former public health
strategy "Investing for Health
" and takes account of consultation feedback
on the draft framework "Fit and Well – Changing Lives" and a number of other key reports and
Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Exploitation (CSE), led by Kathleen Marshall
This report looks at how child sexual exploitation (CSE) takes place in Northern Ireland. It explores how children and young people, parents, communities and professionals can work together to understand what is happening and take steps to ensure that we support children and young people to enter healthy relationships and avoid abuse. It is also important to send out a strong message to those who abuse children that the community in Northern Ireland is determined to ensure that they fail in their attempts, and that they are caught and convicted if they offend
has carried out a review of policy on maternity service provision in Northern Ireland.
review focused on the best available evidence for the care and treatment of mothers-to-be; quality,
safety and service sustainability; wider workforce issues; and professional roles and responsibilities.
a result, a draft strategy was developed, which was the subject of a public consultation from 28 September
2011 to 23 January 2012.
The strategy aims to provide women
and their partners, HSC staff, commissioners and policy makers with a clear pathway for maternity care
in Northern Ireland from pre conceptual care through to postnatal care. Within the document, twenty
two objectives have been identified which link to the six outcomes.
has published the findings of the Report of the Steering Group chaired by the Chief Medical Officer
examining services for people with diabetes.
assesses progress against the objectives of the original CREST/Diabetes UK Joint Taskforce Report (2003).
There is an overview of the epidemiology of the condition
as well as an assessment of current service provision, identified gaps and emergent priorities.