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Getting vaccinated is free, quick, and it could make a big difference to your health and the health of those close to you. If you’re eligible for either the flu vaccine, COVID-19 vaccine or both, take up the offer when invited. Find out more ➡️nidirect.gov.uk/wintervaccin…
Health Minister Robin Swann and Chief Pharmaceutical Officer @cathyharrison00 have welcomed the roll out of the winter flu and COVID-19 vaccination programmes during a visit to Lisadian Private Nursing Home in Hillsborough. Read health-ni.gov.uk/news/health… ➡️nidirect.gov.uk/wintervaccin…
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Means-tested elements of bursary support for nursing and midwifery students are to be increased by 15% for the 2022/23 academic year. Mileage allowance for students on clinical placement will also be increased by 5%. Read ➡️health-ni.gov.uk/news/swann-…
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Department of Health retweeted
This year’s winter vaccination programme gets under way, read more publichealth.hscni.net/news/…
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Health Minister Robin Swann has today announced a £5.5m package of measures to help ease the pressures facing Primary Care Services across Northern Ireland. The package also includes investment to support practices through the winter period. Read ➡️health-ni.gov.uk/news/minist…
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Department of Health retweeted
This #OrganDonationWeek we encourage everyone to consider their organ donation decision and to register it on the NHS Organ Donor Register. And it's just as important to share that decision with those close to you. Find out more or give the #GiftOfLife at organdonationni.info/registe…
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Speaking at the launch of the All Party Group on Reducing Harm Related to Gambling’s report on gaming machines, Health Minister Robin Swann highlighted the impact gambling addiction can have on health and wider society, and the need for collaborative working to help address it.
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Department of Health retweeted
The Civil Service is committed to diversity & inclusion in our workplace and is proud to support National Inclusion Week. Read more about diversity and inclusion within the Civil Service 👉🏻 nicsrecruitment.org.uk/diver… #strengthindifference #ThePowerOfNow #NationalInclusionWeek2022
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Last year 161 lives were saved by an organ transplant. Being on the Organ Donation Register is the best way to record your decision. Remember to tell loved ones as they will always be involved and expected to support your decision. ➡️organdonationni.info #OrganDonationWeek
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Last chance to apply for this opportunity @RQIANews ➡️health-ni.gov.uk/publication…
The Department of Health is seeking to appoint 8 Authority Members to the Regulation and Quality Improvement Authority @RQIANews 🗓️ Closing date for applications: 12pm, Tuesday 27 September 2022. More info and to apply➡️health-ni.gov.uk/publication…
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Department of Health retweeted
Wear a face covering in enclosed public spaces. It’ll help protect everyone as we live alongside #COVID. Live life COVID aware. Get the latest advice: nidirect.gov.uk/articles/cor… @healthdpt @publichealthni
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The closing date for this opportunity has now been extended to 12pm, Wednesday 28 September. More info and to apply ➡️health-ni.gov.uk/publication…
The Department of Health is seeking to appoint 6 council members to the Northern Ireland Practice & Education Council for Nursing & Midwifery @NIPEC_online ➡️6 Registrants 🗓️ Closing date for applications: 12pm, Wednesday 21 September 2022 More info ➡️ health-ni.gov.uk/publication…
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Ahead of #WorldPharmacistsDay @cathyharrison00, Chief Pharmaceutical Officer, has paid tribute to the fantastic work of pharmacists across Northern Ireland who continuously use their skills and expertise “to have a positive impact on our population’s health.” #WPD2022
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Health Minister Robin Swann today opened the @CruseSupport annual bereavement conference in Belfast #AJourneyThroughGrief. He recognised the practical support and contribution that Cruse provides in offering help for those suffering from bereavement and loss.
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Written Ministerial statement to the Assembly on extension of powers in the Coronavirus act. ➡️health-ni.gov.uk/sites/defau…
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Department of Health retweeted
It was a privilege to have the Minister of Health for Northern Ireland, Mr Robin Swann deliver the KeyNote Address and highlight the importance of "protecting the learning of Medical and Dental Training" #ClinicialEducationDay2022 @QUBelfast @UlsterUni @healthdpt
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Department of Health retweeted
We are absolutely delighted to welcome Sean Holland, Chief Social Worker for Northern Ireland as our visiting professor for social work education at Ulster University. Inaugural lecture today as part of Welcome Week.@NI_SCC @ASPS_UU @seanhollandOSS
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Health Minister Robin Swann opened the #ClinicalEducationDay2022 with @_NIMDTA, @QUBelfast and @UlsterUni this morning. The Minister recognised all those who play a key role in ensuring our future doctors, dentists and MDTs receive high quality education and training.
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Health Minister Robin Swann today met with leading cancer charities to outline progress on the Cancer Strategy for NI. The Minister stressed the importance of continued collaboration, co-production & stakeholder engagement.
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Getting vaccinated is free, quick, and it could make a big difference to your health and the health of those close to you. If you’re eligible for either the flu vaccine, COVID-19 vaccine or both, take up the offer when invited. Find out more ➡️nidirect.gov.uk/wintervaccin…
Health Minister Robin Swann and Chief Pharmaceutical Officer @cathyharrison00 have welcomed the roll out of the winter flu and COVID-19 vaccination programmes during a visit to Lisadian Private Nursing Home in Hillsborough. Read health-ni.gov.uk/news/health… ➡️nidirect.gov.uk/wintervaccin…
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Health Minister Robin Swann and Chief Pharmaceutical Officer @cathyharrison00 have welcomed the roll out of the winter flu and COVID-19 vaccination programmes during a visit to Lisadian Private Nursing Home in Hillsborough. Read health-ni.gov.uk/news/health… ➡️nidirect.gov.uk/wintervaccin…
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