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Format: 2014-11-01
Format: 2014-11-01

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...

Health Minister welcomes Scottish and Welsh devolved Ministers

30 Oct 2014
Health Minister Jim Wells will welcome his Scottish and Welsh counterparts later today for a joint meeting at Stormont to discuss a range of relevant health matters.

Health Minister praises community pharmacists

29 Oct 2014
Health Minister, Jim Wells, has visited local pharmacies, where he praised the work of pharmacists and their role in the transformation of the Health Service.

Milk may be linked to bone fractures and early death

29 Oct 2014
"Drinking more than three glasses of milk a day may not protect bones against breaking – and may even lead to higher rates of death," the Mail Online reports. Do not be alarmed – your milkman is no...

New Bereavement Care for families who experience death of a baby

29 Oct 2014
Health Minister Jim Wells, has launched the new Regional Bereavement Careplan for parents and families who experience miscarriage, stillbirth or neonatal death, today in Parliament Buildings.

Could sex with 21 women 'cut prostate risk'?

29 Oct 2014
"Sleeping with more than 20 women protects men against prostate cancer, academics find," The Daily Telegraph reports. The study in question included more than 1,500 men diagnosed with prostate...

Storey: Delegates urged to consider NI package in light of GB reforms

29 Oct 2014
Social Development Minister Mervyn Storey, MLA, today urged delegates at a welfare reform conference to consider whether Northern Ireland’s package of measures would alleviate some of the worst...

€13.5 million for health research

29 Oct 2014
Cancer, asthma, kidney injuries and antibiotics are just some of the areas likely to benefit from €13.5 million in funding for new health research projects announced today by Minister for Health, Leo...

Minister Varadkar announces €13.5M for research into cancer, antibiotics & other vital treatments

29 Oct 2014
Cancer, asthma, kidney injuries and antibiotics are just some of the areas likely to benefit from €13.5 million in funding for new health research projects announced today by Minister for Health, Leo...

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