O Neill opens new £750,000 Healthy Living Centre in Irvinestown
Rural Development Minister Michelle O’Neill today opened the latest strategic project to receive rural development funding, the Health Living Centre in Irvinestown.
Re-appointment of six non-executive members to the Northern Ireland Practice and Education Council
Health Minister, Edwin Poots MLA, today announced the re-appointment of six non-executive members to the Northern Ireland Health Practice and Education Council (NIPEC).
Ministers welcome planning permission for a new £32million mental health facility
Environment Minister Mark H Durkan, along with Health Minister Edwin Poots, have today welcomed the granting of planning permission for a new state-of-the-art mental health facility.
O Dowd: emotional health and wellbeing vital for young people
Education Minister, John O’Dowd, has underlined the importance of emotional health and wellbeing among children and young people.
McCausland welcomes new sculptures for Lurgan and Portadown
Social Development Minister, Nelson McCausland today announced the completion of two major art sculptures in Lurgan and Portadown town centres.
Cosmetics blamed for raised child asthma risk
"Chemicals in make-up and perfumes fuelling rise in children with asthma," reports the Mail Online.
One scientist, the website claims, suggests that women should take measures such as checking the...
HPV urine test could screen for cervical cancer
"A simple urine test which can detect the human papilloma virus (HPV) could offer women a much less invasive alternative to [current] cervical cancer screening," The Independent reports.
Working together is the key to successful regeneration: McCausland
Social Development Minister, Nelson McCausland, has given the keynote address at a seminar for those involved in his Department’s Building Successful Communities programme.
'Local Action on Health Inequalities' - A Series of Reports published by The Institute of Health Equity
17 Sep 2014
A number of evidence review and briefings about practical, local actions to reduce health inequalities through action on the social determinants of health commissioned by Public...
Will history repeat itself? Attitudes towards Scottish separation, 1970 to 2014
One of the advantages of preserving and archiving social data is that we ca....[16/9/2014]