Peer Review in Belgium: Health System Performance Assessment
Belgium piloted its first Health System Performance Assessment (HSPA) framework in 2008. The framework provides the basis to improve decision-making in health systems. Taking the Belgian experience...
Poots updates Assembly on progress in Transforming Your Care
The main driver behind Transforming Your Care (TYC) is to reform health and social care services to deliver the right care, at the right time and in the right place.
Poots encourages public to attend Health and Social Care Board accountability meeting
Health Minister, Edwin Poots, has again urged people to attend the Public Facing Accountability (PFA) meeting with the Health and Social Care Board (HSCB) this week.
The benefit sanctions system is unfairly targeting young people
Jobcentre Plus is failing young people, who are almost twice as likely to see their benefits stopped
Every two minutes a young person somewhere in the UK has their benefits stopped by a Jobcentre....
Web program implements IOM recommendations for improved thyroid cancer care
The Thyroid Cancer Care Collaborative, or TCCC, a Web-based initiative for improving thyroid cancer care, allows the incorporation of three Institute of Medicine recommendations for redesigning the...
CDI infections common in children following antibiotic treatment
Most community-associated Clostridium difficile infections among children occur after recent use of antibiotics prescribed for other conditions, according to recent study findings published in...
Immune Deficiency Foundation issues guidelines for vaccines in immunodeficient patients
The controversial issue of live viral or bacterial vaccines and whether they can be administered to immunodeficient patients in addition to neglectful routine immunizations prompted the Medical...
Devon and Torbay in Symphony
South Devon Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust and Torbay and Southern Devon Heath and Care NHS Trust are taking an A&E system from Ascribe.
Is Speed Reading Possible?
The internet is wonderful and terrible in its volume. It allows us to read anything, but it gives us entirely too much to read. That memo. That email. This article. We are all bailing water out of a...
Health and justice work together to improve health outcomes
Health Minister Edwin Poots and Justice Minister David Ford have set out their plans to develop a strategy to improve the health and well-being of people in contact with the criminal justice system.