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.
Today, Minister for Health, Social Services and Public Safety, Michael McGimpsey launches the Patient and Client Council Membership Scheme, the first of its kind in Northern Ireland.
Chairman of Fermanagh District Council, Councillor Stephen Huggett has joined the newly formed Patient and Client Council Membership Scheme.
Chair of Strabane District Council, Councillor Michaela Boyle has joined the newly formed Patient and Client Council Membership Scheme.
Mayor of Limavady, Councillor Michael Carten has become the 900th member of the newly formed Patient and Client Council Membership Scheme.
The Patient and Client Council’s Local Advisory Committee for the Western area recently met to talk about a range of health and social care issues affecting people in the West.
The Patient and Client Council’s Local Advisory Committee for the Northern area recently met with Beth Malloy, Assistant Director of Scheduled Services from the Health and Social Care Board.
Mr Brian Compston has been appointed as interim Chair for the Patient and Client Council, succeeding Mr John Keanie.
Today, the Patient and Client Council published ‘The Peoples’ Priorities’, which makes very clear what people in Northern Ireland have identified as the important issues in health and social care.
People of Northern Ireland have identified care of the elderly and domiciliary care as a priority.
‘Domiciliary care services that help older people live safely in their own homes for as long as possible are hugely important to people and communities in the Southern Health and Social Care Trust area’, says the Southern Local Advisory Committ