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24/05/2016

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Gathering service-user and carer experiences of cerebral palsy

The National Confidential Enquiry into Patient Outcome and Death (NCEPOD) assists in maintaining and improving standards of care for adults and children for the benefit of the public by reviewing the management of patients.

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19/05/2016

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What's it really like for people living with dementia and their families?

We’re living longer, which is something to celebrate, however, living longer, can bring more health complications.

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16/05/2016

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Visitors to the Balmoral Show share views on Health and Social Care with Patient and Client Council

This year the Patient and Client Council returned to the Balmoral Show to meet hundreds of people from across Northern Ireland and encourage them to share their views on Health and Social Care services.

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12/05/2016

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The challenges of living with Coeliac disease.

Coeliac disease is a complete intolerance to anything made from wheat, barley and rye. Tina, who has coeliac disease, shares her experience of being in hospital and coping with the limited food available.

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06/05/2016

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Death Café: Talking death and dying, over tea and cake.

Dying Matters Awareness Week takes place from 9-15th May 2016 - a time dedicated to talking about dying, death and bereavement. Our Advice and Information Manager, Deepak Samson, shares his experience of attending a rather unusual method, aimed at encouraging conversations about death and dying.

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29/04/2016

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What is the Health and Care Professions Council?

John Barwick, Head of Investigations at the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC), explains the work of the HCPC.

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22/04/2016

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Carers’ Assessments: What’s your experience?

Around 214,000 people in Northern Ireland are unpaid carers, and that unpaid care adds up to £4.4 billion every year. Nigel Warburton from our Involvement Team highlights the work we are doing to help carers of people with a mental illness and learning disabilities, have their voice heard on carers’ assessments.

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21/04/2016

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Patient and Client Council at Balmoral Show 2016!

The Balmoral Show takes place from 11th-13th May 2016, and the Patient and Client Council will be there!

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21/04/2016

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Living Matters, Dying Matters: The Big Conversation

During Living Matters, Dying Matters Week, the Southern Health and Social Care Trust is holding an awareness event for people.

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18/04/2016

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Share your views on the Mental Health Home Treatment Service

The Mental Health Home Treatment Service cares for people in the community, when they are experiencing a mental health emergency.

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15/04/2016

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Living with Parkinson’s

Affecting around 3,600 people in Northern Ireland, Parkinson's is a degenerative neurological condition, for which there currently is no cure. The main symptoms of the condition are tremor, slowness of movement and rigidity. Caroline McEvoy from Parkinson’s UK tells us more.

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08/04/2016

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How was your meal? Nutrition at home

Hot, and sometimes frozen, meals can be delivered to people’s homes, as part of their domiciliary care package, also known as 'meals on wheels'.

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31/03/2016

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Thinking about dementia

The number of people with dementia in Northern Ireland is well over 20,000 and 75% of them live at home, almost half of them alone.

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21/03/2016

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Hundreds of members tell us they’re inspired to get involved

Matthew Weatherall, Membership Scheme Co-Ordinator gives a round up of last week’s ‘members only’ event – ‘The Future is in Your Hands'.

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