Peer Review in Spain: Harnessing ICT for social action, a digital volunteering programme
This Peer Review (Spain, March 2014) will focus on the Digital Volunteering Programme (VolDIX), a project that aims to use new technologies as a tool to deal with social problems in Galicia, Spain....
Peer Review in Belgium: Health System Performance Assessment
Belgium piloted its first Health System Performance Assessment (HSPA) framework in 2008. The framework provides information to improve the basis for decision-making in health systems. Participants of...
Peer Review in Belgium: The Belgian Platform against Poverty and Social Exclusion EU 2020
The Belgian Platform is a consultative body providing information to feed into the National Reform Programmes and National Social Reports. It also gives a high priority to the social OMC....
St Vincent's still tight-lipped on top-ups
St Vincent's Hospital in Dublin last night failed to provide details of individual top-up payments to three senior staff, despite severe criticism by the Public Accounts Committee earlier in the day...
Estate fined £140,000 after forestry worker killed whilst tree felling
The Buccleuch Estates Limited has been fined for health and safety failings after a worker died during tree felling operations at Bogrie Wood near Drumlanrig Castle in Dumfries.
Birmingham LMC objects to shared record
GP leaders in Birmingham have serious concerns about the region's Central Care Record project to share patient information across health and social care.
Deal Gives New Life to Saab Gripen Program
Saab's win of a $4.5 billion fighter-jet contract in Brazil indicates there could be a healthy future for a Gripen program that had faced questions about its future.
Poots cuts first sod at new £16million health & care and day care centre
Health Minister, Edwin Poots, has cut the first sod at a new £16million Health & Care and Day Care Centre in Banbridge, today.
Health in Ireland Key Trends 2013
The Department of Health today (19th December) published Health in Ireland: Key Trends 2013...
McCausland announces £94,200 investment in Leafair Community Association Londonderry
Social Development Minister Nelson McCausland has announced funding of £94,200 for Leafair Community Association, based in the Galliagh Estate, Londonderry.