Following on from the huge success at the Balmoral Show last year, the Patient and Client Council is returning this year, to speak to visitors about health and social care services. Visit us at stand E16!
The Patient and Client Council met with members of Young Farmer’s Clubs across Northern Ireland, at their Annual Conference in the Armagh City Hotel on Saturday 16th April and recruited the 2000th member of the Patient and Client Council Membership S
A meeting of the Northern Local Advisory Committee (LAC) for the Patient and Client Council was held on 21st March 2011.
The Patient and Client Council acknowledges the work already done to reduce Healthcare Acquired Infections, however, more needs to be done to involve patients, their families and communities to improve current literature on infection control.
Today the Patient and Client Council is publishing ‘Food for Thought: Views of Patients and the Public on Hospital Meals’.
Following the publication of the Northern Ireland Waiting List Statistics by the Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety, the Patient and Client Council is concerned about the stress and anxiety put on people waiting for appointments.
The Bamford Monitoring Group, part of the Patient and Client Council met with people in Bangor, to learn about their experiences of learning disability services.
The Bamford Monitoring Group, part of the Patient and Client Council met with people in Downpatrick, to learn about their experiences of learning disability services.
The Patient and Client Council recently hosted a hugely successful Health Fair at Omagh Leisure Complex.
Today, the Patient and Client Council has published ‘Talking Teeth’, a report which reflects the views of patients on dental services in Northern Ireland.
A meeting of the Northern Area Office Local Advisory Committee was held on 24 January 2011 where members shared concerns and priorities for individuals and communities on health and social care issues.
The Patient and Client Council is working with the South Eastern Trust to ensure that patients, service users, carers and communities are fully involved in the implementation of the Trust’s plans to modernise services.
Sorcha Forbes and Louise Skelly from the Patient and Client Council and Conor McGarvey from Omagh Leisure Complex are encouraging everyone in the Omagh area to come along to the Health Fair in Omagh Leisure Complex on Thursday 17th February from 10am - 2pm
Mayor of Derry City Council, Councillor Colum Eastwood has joined the newly formed Patient and Client Council Membership Scheme, making him one of the 1000 people in Northern Ireland making their voice heard on health and social care issues in the West.
The Patient and Client Council is encouraging people in Armagh, Dungannon, Newry and Mourne, Banbridge and Craigavon areas to share their views and current experiences of home help and care at home services in the Southern area.
The Patient and Client Council has been speaking to people about the current level of information available on swine flu.