Journey to the Cloud – Cegedim Healthcare Solutions

The healthcare industry is now well into its digital transformation journey, having embraced new digital platforms in order to reduce costs while providing higher levels of service and engagement for all stakeholders, including providers, physicians, payers, and patients. The cloud is becoming ever more critical within the transformation journey and whilst the healthcare sector started [...]

By |2021-05-20T10:30:40+01:00May 20th, 2021|NIH News, Regional News|0 Comments

NPA Partners with Mental Health Charities as Centenary Celebrations Continue

The National Pharmacy Association has partnered with Mind in England and Wales, and its sister charities in Scotland and Northern Ireland, SAMH (Scottish Association for Mental Health) and Inspire Wellbeing – to raise awareness of pharmacy services for people with mental health problems and to raise funds for the vital work of these charities.The initiative [...]

By |2021-05-13T15:12:56+01:00May 13th, 2021|NIH News, Regional News|0 Comments

Swann Outlines Progress on Provision of Perinatal Services

Health Minister Robin Swann has re-iterated his commitment to the development of community perinatal services within Northern Ireland. Delivering the opening address to Northern Ireland’s third Maternal Mental Health Conference to mark Maternal Mental Health Week, the Minister said: “Earlier this year I approved funding for the development of community perinatal services with an investment [...]

By |2021-05-06T14:53:32+01:00May 6th, 2021|NIH News, Regional News|0 Comments

Fair Work Forum Planned for Social Care

Health Minister Robin Swann today announced plans to establish a Social Care Fair Work Forum – to support and develop Northern Ireland’s social care workforce. The new body will be tasked with developing proposals to improve terms and conditions and career prospects for social care staff. This will assist the sector to recruit, develop and [...]

By |2021-05-04T15:18:17+01:00May 4th, 2021|NIH News, Regional News|0 Comments

Helping the Medicine go Down

In this article, Dr Simon Bryson, CEO and Co-Founder of Proveca, a company that specialises in the development and licensing of medicines for children, explains why developing better paediatric formulations is so important. Many medicines, even essential medicines, are not licensed for paediatric use. Children differ from adults in several important aspects of pharmacotherapy and [...]

By |2021-05-07T12:03:28+01:00April 29th, 2021|NIH News, Regional News|0 Comments

Acute Care at Home Contributing to Major Research

The Southern Health & Social Care Trust’s Acute Care at Home Service has contributed to a major study led by Oxford University which has found that caring for older people at home can be just as good – or even better than – hospital care. Lead Geriatric Consultant for Acute Care at Home, Dr Pat [...]

By |2021-04-29T16:54:37+01:00April 29th, 2021|NIH News, Regional News|0 Comments

Minister Announces Nursing and Midwifery Training Places

Health Minister Robin Swann has announced more than 1,300 nursing and midwifery pre-registration training places at Northern Ireland universities this year. The commissioning retains the number of training places at the overall record high of 1,325, first reached last year. The Minister said, ‘The commissioning of these pre-registration programmes reaffirms my commitment to build and [...]

By |2021-04-29T16:52:48+01:00April 29th, 2021|NIH News, Regional News|0 Comments

PDA calls for an end to violence in pharmacy

As today marks World Day for Safety and Health at Work 2021 and International Workers’ Memorial Day (IWMD), the Pharmacists’ Defence Association (PDA) is highlighting their longstanding campaign to end violence in pharmacies by reiterating calls for the whole sector to take proactive measures which reduce the risk of violence in the workplace. Consistently, in surveys [...]

By |2021-04-28T09:41:54+01:00April 28th, 2021|NIH News, Regional News|0 Comments

Clover 51 Automation Solutions Now Available With NUMARK

Clover51 pharmacy automation solutions, are excited and delighted to announce a new supplier relationship with Numark. Numark members across the UK and Northern Ireland can now take advantage of exclusive deals and offers on pharmacy automation and vending. Steven Graham, MD of Clover51 said " We are naturally delighted to be associated with a member group like Numark, [...]

By |2021-04-22T10:55:36+01:00April 22nd, 2021|NIH News, Regional News|0 Comments

Community pharmacy commissioning plan agreed

Health Minister Robin Swann has announced his support for a community pharmacy commissioning plan for 2021-22. The Department of Health, working closely with the Health and Social Care Board (HSCB) and Community Pharmacy NI, the representative body for community pharmacy, have reached agreement on a commissioning plan for community pharmacy services for the year ahead. [...]

By |2021-04-20T09:05:45+01:00April 20th, 2021|NIH News, Regional News|0 Comments