Additional public engagement event announced for consultation on new Substance Use Strategy

The Department of Health has announced an additional public engagement event will be held as part of the ongoing proposals for a new Substance Use Strategy. This event will be specifically aimed at hearing the views of service users and their families directly. The event will cover all aspects of the consultation will take place [...]

By |2021-01-14T13:18:19+01:00January 14th, 2021|NIH News, Regional News|0 Comments

e-CASS Market Live Demo Event

e-CASS market is Cambrian Alliance's new trading platform, enabling pharmacies to buy and sell stock from each other with ease. You do not need to be an existing Cambrian Alliance Group customer to access the platform. Register for their free launch event to see a live demo and understand more about this great new product! Sign up [...]

By |2021-01-13T15:36:14+01:00January 13th, 2021|NIH News, Regional News|0 Comments

Swann Approves Funding for New Perinatal Mental Health Delivery Model

Health Minister Robin Swann has approved funding for the development of a new specialist perinatal mental health services for the region. The Minister said: “I am delighted to announce the approved funding to establish a new specialist perinatal mental health community service model for Northern Ireland.” At present, mental health support for new or expectant [...]

By |2021-01-13T14:30:43+01:00January 13th, 2021|NIH News, Regional News|0 Comments

Vaccination programme published

The Department of Health has today published the phased plan for NI’s Covid-19 vaccination programme. The Northern Ireland model for vaccine deployment has been designed to be pragmatic, agile and flexible. As has been repeatedly emphasised, the rate of progress will be dependent on the availability of vaccines, supplied as part of UK-wide arrangements. The [...]

By |2021-01-13T11:01:40+01:00January 13th, 2021|NIH News, Regional News|0 Comments

NEW Aptamil Pepti Syneo – the latest addition to the Aptamil Pepti range

We are delighted to inform you of the launch of Aptamil Pepti Syneo, Northern Ireland’s only extensively hydrolysed formula (EHF) to contain a combination of prebiotics and probiotics (synbiotics) that work synergistically. Aptamil Pepti Syneo is a nutritionally complete whey-based EHF, for the 1st line dietary management of infants with cow’s milk allergy (CMA) who [...]

By |2021-01-07T14:04:26+01:00January 7th, 2021|NIH News, Regional News|0 Comments

Nutricia Launch New Podcast

Launched December 2020, the Connected by Nutricia podcast is designed for healthcare professionals. It has been difficult been staying socially distant and that is why Nutricia has created a podcast series that keeps healthcare professionals connected. In each episode, Nutricia interview a different expert and deep dive into a subject to help support healthcare professionals [...]

By |2021-01-07T11:39:01+01:00January 7th, 2021|NIH News, Regional News|0 Comments

50-64 year Olds to be Offered Flu Vaccine

The flu vaccination programme in Northern Ireland is being further expanded to include those aged 50-64. The expansion of the programme will help protect more people from flu and relieve further pressure on the health service. Those who will be aged 50-64 by 31 March 2021 can avail of the jab from over 350 community [...]

By |2021-01-07T11:47:44+01:00January 7th, 2021|NIH News, Regional News|0 Comments

A Force to be Reckoned With

In their first column of 2021, the British Dietetic Association provide an insight into the impact of a Prescribing Support Dietetic Team – working across divisions – in the effective and appropriate prescribing of oral nutritional supplements within primary care.  Click Here To View Full Article

By |2021-01-06T11:55:39+01:00January 6th, 2021|NIH News, Regional News|0 Comments

Thornton & Ross Awards Nominations

The Thornton & Ross training course ‘Emollients and Dry Skin Conditions’  has been shortlisted for the 2021 ‘Pharmacy training initiative of the year’ award. In Addition, the Zeroderma range has been shortlisted for the Pharmacy Product of the Year – in the Medicated Skincare section.   If you can spare a minute to vote for [...]

By |2020-12-22T10:58:50+01:00December 22nd, 2020|NIH News, Regional News|0 Comments

Adult Safeguarding Consultation Launched

Health Minister Robin Swann has today launched a consultation into legislative options to bring forward a new Adult Protection Bill. This follows the announcement by the Minister on 10 September 2020 that he would consult on legislative reform related to adult safeguarding before Christmas this year. Health Minister Robin Swann said: “The launch of this [...]

By |2020-12-17T12:23:05+01:00December 17th, 2020|NIH News, Regional News|0 Comments