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Format: 2014-10-31
Format: 2014-10-31

'Science' article by Sarah Harper reviews the 'Economic and social implications of aging societies'

31 Oct 2014
A recent article by Sarah Harper, published by 'Science' examines the 'Economic and social implications of aging societies'  Category:  research read more

Conference Announcement: V International Gerontology Colloquium, University of Malaga

30 Oct 2014
The V International Gerontology Colloquium will focus on Ageing and Socio-demographic effects in the context of family changes. Speakers will include George Leeson, director of the Latin American...

Minister Praises Invaluable Work of Hospice

30 Oct 2014
Health Minister, Jim Wells, last night visited the Northern Ireland Hospice to see the care provided to adults and children through its range of services.

Does paracetamol ease pain of decision making?

30 Oct 2014
"Paracetamol could make difficult decisions less of a headache," the Mail Online reports. The story follows a US study that looked at whether taking paracetamol could reduce the pain of making...

Written Statement to the Assembly by Health Minister Jim Wells MLA Budget 2014/15: Update of Oral Statement made on 14 October 2014

30 Oct 2014
"Further to my Oral Statement of 14 October on the October Monitoring Round and my recent attendance at the Health Committee, I would like to update the House in relation to a number of important...

Details of autism genes uncovered in global study

30 Oct 2014
“A massive international study has started to unpick the ‘fine details’ of why some people develop autism,” BBC News reports. A team of international researchers looked for variations in the DNA...

Publication of Statistics on Community Care for Adults in Northern Ireland 2013 2014

30 Oct 2014
The Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety has today published the 'Statistics on Community Care for Adults in Northern Ireland 2013 - 2014' statistical bulletin.

Statistical Press Release - Emergency Care Waiting Time Statistics (July September 2014)

30 Oct 2014
The Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety (DHSSPS) today published statistics on the time spent waiting in emergency care departments within Northern Ireland during the months of...

Report on data quality published

30 Oct 2014
October, 30 2014: A report which supports health and social care organisations to improve the reliability of the data they produce is published today by the Health and Social Care Information Centre...

Report on data quality published

30 Oct 2014
October, 30 2014: A report which supports health and social care organisations to improve the reliability of the data they produce is published today by the Health and Social Care Information Centre...

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