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Category: Health

NO COVER UP NEEDED FOR MENTAL HEALTH

Make Up Pro Store, using its artistic right of expression, has designed a campaign image to mark this year’s World Mental Health Day (Wednesday 10 October) called...

Major Conference To Promote Resilience After Trauma, PTSD And Stress

Major Conference To Promote Resilience After Trauma, PTSD And Stress

THE Wider Circle is to host a major conference for health and social conference practitioners and allied professionals on revolutionary approaches to treating trauma and...

ULSTER RUGBY PLAYER JOHN COONEY SUPPORTS TACKLE YOUR FEELINGS APP

ULSTER RUGBY PLAYER JOHN COONEY SUPPORTS TACKLE YOUR FEELINGS APP

Rugby Players Ireland and Zurich launched Tackle Your Feelings App earlier this year encouraging people to take a proactive approach to their mental wellbeing. Today, at...

fibromyalgia conference

Major ME and fibromyalgia conference set for September International speakers for Belfast event

A major conference on ME and Fibromyalgia is set for September at a time when recruitment is underway for the first ever consultant lead on the condition nears...

breast feeding

Why breastfeeding helps babies get off to a good start

This World Breastfeeding Week (1-7 August) the Public Health Agency (PHA) is highlighting the health benefits of breastfeeding and its importance to both mum and baby....

David Stacey

Do it for Dave : 28th July

Friends of David Stacey who sadly took his own life in May are organising a fundraiser for mental health / suicide awareness charity PIPS just two short months after...

Air Ambulance

AIR AMBULANCE NORTHERN IRELAND CELEBRATES 1ST ANNIVERSARY

A year after first taking to the skies, the doctors, paramedics, pilots and support staff are marking the 1st anniversary of the air ambulance’s inaugural rescue...

NEW DEFIBRILLATOR AT LAGAN TOWPATH IN HONOUR OF MATTHEW THOMPSON

In honour of Matthew Thompson, who tragically died while jogging along the Lagan Towpath, Lisburn in 2016, a portable defibrillator has now been fitted at the Lock Gates...

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Patient safety now at risk says community pharmacy representative body as petition of support reaches 75,000 signatures

The public petition calling on the Department of Health to save the local community pharmacy network here has now reached a staggering 75,000 signatures. The petition...

Air Ambulance

NORTHERN IRELAND AMBULANCE SERVICE AND AIR AMBULANCE NORTHERN IRELAND CHARITY RELEASE JOINT SPRING REVIEW REPORT OF THE HELICOPTER EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICE (HEMS)

Jonathan Porter/Press Eye HEMS has responded to 297 calls since July 2017   80.7% of incidents reached within 20 minutes   HEMS available for 97.2% of operational...