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.
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.
How Actors Create Emotions: A Problematic Psychology
Early on in her career, Deborah Margolin realized that she was a woman nobody liked, not even herself. She was a “homely person who was pregnant all the time”—not because she enjoyed sex, according...
£23,945 investment in educational opportunities for the unemployed in Strabane: McCausland
Social Development Minister Nelson McCausland has announced funding of £23,945 for the Strabane Community Unemployed Group, based in the Unemployed Centre, Newton Street Strabane.
Minister McCausland allocates £417,000 to Doire Colmcille CLG Gaelic Athletic Association Club
Social Development Minister Nelson McCausland has announced funding of £417,491 to Doire Colmcille CLG Gaelic Athletic Association Club based in the Outer West Neighbourhood Renewal Area of...
Body-Image Pressure Increasingly Affects Boys
Culturally, we’re becoming well attuned to the pressure girls are under to achieve an idealized figure. But researchers say that lately, boys are increasingly feeling the heat.
A new study of a...