Latest DHSSPS Publications

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Publication DateTitle and SummaryPublication Class
13 November 2014HSC(F) 50-2014 (PDF 152KB)
Indices 31 March 2015 – Impairment calculation
External Financial Guidance
11 November 2014HSC Trust Contingency Plans 2014/15 (PDF 17KB)
HSC Trust Contingency Plans 2014/15
Strategies and Action Plans
11 November 2014Departmental Business Plan Milestones 2013-2014 (PDF 293KB)

Business Plans
06 November 2014Delivering Care: Nurse Staffing in Northern Ireland

Professional Advice
05 November 2014Drug Alerts
PAS Alerts
Professional Advice
04 November 2014HSC(F) 49-2014 (PDF 170KB)
Revised DFP Guidance On Value For Money (VFM) Assessment Of Alternative Procurement Options
External Financial Guidance
03 November 2014Chief Medical Officer’s Report - Evidential Base and Clinical Practice Aspects of Congenital Cardiac Services (August 2013) (PDF 77KB)
Report on Evidential Base and Clinical Practice Aspects of Congenital Cardiac Services
Professional Advice
30 October 2014HSC (AfC)(1)2014 NHS Amendment number 31 - revised rates for reimbursement of employee business travel (PDF 80KB)
This Circular informs HSC Employers of the NHS Staff Council’s agreement on the revised rates of reimbursement of employee business travel expenses from 1 July 2014 for staff covered by the Agenda for Change (AfC) Agreement.
External Financial Guidance
22 October 2014Minutes of Departmental Board Meetings
Minutes of Departmental Board Meetings
Summaries of minutes of meetings
21 October 2014HSC(F)48-2014 (PDF 60 KB)
Inclusion of Complaints Handling in Internal Audit Programmes
External Financial Guidance
17 October 2014Departmental Board Minutes - 19 September 2014 (PDF 33KB)
Departmental Board Minutes - 19 September 2014 (PDF 33KB)
Summaries of Minutes of Meetings
13 October 2014HSC(F) 47-2014 (PDF 102KB)
External Consultancy Post Project Evaluations: Dissemination Of Lessons Learned
External Financial Guidance
10 October 2014Professional Estates Letters (PELs)
Professional Estates Letters (PELs)
Health and Safety External Guidance
08 October 2014HSC(F)63-2012
Capital accounting Manual 2012-13
External Financial Guidance
08 October 2014HSC(F)15-2014
Manual of Accounts and Excel Templates 2013-14
External Financial Guidance
07 October 2014Savings Delivery Plans 2014/15 (PDF 56KB)
Savings Delivery Plans 2014/15
External Financial Guidance
06 October 2014DHSSPS Procurement Plan 14-15 (PDF 13KB)
Supplies and Services contracts greater than or equal to 30k to be awarded/procured 2014 - 2015
Annual Accounts
22 September 2014Minutes of Departmental Board 15 August 2014 (PDF 33KB)

Summaries of Minutes of Meetings
22 September 2014HSC(F) 46-2014 (PDF 98KB)
Financial Transactions Capital
External Financial Guidance
19 September 2014HSC(F)44-2014 (PDF 308 KB)
Procurement Guidance Note 05-14 Collaborative Procurement
External Financial Guidance
18 September 2014Chief Medical Officer (CMO) Updates
Professional Advice
17 September 2014Departmental Board Minutes - 27 June 2014 (PDF 32KB)
Departmental Board Minutes - 27 June 2014
Summaries of Minutes of Meetings
16 September 2014HSC(F)43-2014 (PDF 158KB)
Removal of Delegated Limits for Office Accommodation Leases
External Financial Guidance
11 September 2014HSC Pension (PDF 442 KB)
2013-14 Resource Accounts
Annual Accounts

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