AmerisourceBergen and Alliance Healthcare Announces Intent to Change Name to Cencora

Unified corporate identity reflects the organization’s global reach, impact, and purpose CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa. (January 24, 2023) – AmerisourceBergen (NYSE: ABC) today announced its intent to change its name to better reflect its bold vision and purpose-driven approach to creating healthier futures. AmerisourceBergen intends to become Cencora. The new name represents a unified presence that will [...]

By |2023-01-25T17:09:42+01:00January 25th, 2023|NIH News, Regional News|0 Comments

New Cross-Border Health Initiative to Create an All-Island Healthcare SME Network to Tackle Tech iImplementation and Adoption in Hospital Healthcare

New cross-border health initiative to create an all-island healthcare SME network to tackle tech implementation and adoption in hospital healthcare   Supported by InterTradeIreland’s Synergy initiative, the All-Island MedTech SMEs (AIMS) is being delivered by Health Innovation Hub Ireland (HIHI) and the Health Innovation Research Alliance Northern Ireland (HIRANI). AIMs brings together a wide group [...]

By |2023-01-24T15:05:17+01:00January 24th, 2023|NIH News, Regional News|0 Comments

PDA Union National Executive Committee has Agreed on how to Proceed Towards Strike Action

  PDA Union National Executive Committee has agreed on how to proceed towards strike action Birmingham, UK. 23 January 2023. On 19 December 2022, the PDA invited members working in the NHS in England, Wales, and Northern Ireland to participate in a survey, the results of which would inform a decision on whether to move to [...]

By |2023-01-23T12:35:06+01:00January 23rd, 2023|NIH News, Regional News|0 Comments

PDA Are Supporting Members Impacted By LloydsPharmacy’s Decision to Close all Branches in Saibury’s Stores

PDA ARE SUPPORTING MEMBERS IMPACTED BY LLOYDSPHARMACY’S DECISION TO CLOSE ALL BRANCHES IN SAINSBURY’S STORES LloydsPharmacy has announced plans to close all pharmacy branches located in Sainsbury’s before the end of 2023. Pharmacists, and other employees, working at pharmacies owned and operated by LloydsPharmacy in Sainsbury’s have been told that the group of more than [...]

By |2023-01-20T12:24:50+01:00January 20th, 2023|NIH News, Regional News|0 Comments

‘We strike for the future of the NHS’: RCN strike action begins

The largest strike in RCN history starts today, as nursing staff in England, Northern Ireland and Wales demand fair pay and patient safety. Today (15 December), up to 100,000 nursing staff are taking part in strikes in England, Northern Ireland and Wales, in objection to years of real-terms pay cuts and concerns over patient safety. [...]

By |2022-12-15T14:08:22+01:00December 15th, 2022|NIH News, Regional News|0 Comments

Start formal NHS pay negotiations now, demands RCN, as new report shows UK nursing staff are worse off than their European counterparts

Health Secretary Steve Barclay can still stop imminent strikes if he chooses to value nursing staff and pay them fairly. As new research shows the UK is the “sick man of Europe” when it comes to nursing pay, RCN General Secretary & Chief Executive Pat Cullen has written to Health Secretary Steve Barclay demanding the [...]

By |2022-12-13T13:19:46+01:00December 13th, 2022|NIH News, Regional News|0 Comments

Sima Hassan elected as the new President of the PDA BAME Pharmacists Network

  Birmingham, UK. 30 November 2022. The Network is delighted to announce the newly elected officers of the PDA BAME Network who will alsobe working closely with the other PDA Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion Networks (EDI). Thank you to everyone who took part in this year’s BAME Network elections and congratulations to the newly elected committee! President: [...]

By |2022-11-30T10:41:57+01:00November 30th, 2022|NIH News, Regional News|0 Comments

Departing Minister Thanks Health and Care Staff

Health Minister Robin Swann marked his final day in office by sending a personal tribute to health service staff.   In a letter issued to staff, the Minister highlighted their sacrifices and commitment during the COVID-19 pandemic.   He said the pandemic demonstrated the need for a resilient and well-resourced health service, adding, ‘Everyone in [...]

By |2022-10-28T14:12:30+01:00October 28th, 2022|NIH News, Regional News|0 Comments

Mencap End of Summer Gala Ball

The very first annual Mencap NI charity gala in partnership with Lusso Tan. About this event: Dress to impress (Black Tie welcome). Join us for an evening of glamour and entertainment while raising money to support Mencap NI in achieving their goal to make Northern Ireland the best place for people with a learning disability to live [...]

By |2022-07-29T12:50:28+01:00July 29th, 2022|NIH News, Regional News|0 Comments

Regional Workforce Review across Learning Disability Multi-Disciplinary Teams and Services

Regional Workforce Review across Adult Learning Disability Teams and Services Learning Disability services continue to remain a key priority for the Department of Health, Health and Social Care Trusts and the Independent and Private Sectors. A number of key reviews and legislative changes have been carried out to help understand the services that are currently being provided [...]

By |2022-07-27T10:37:52+01:00July 27th, 2022|NIH News, Regional News|0 Comments