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General report on the health and social care sector in Northern Ireland, 2008

Northern Ireland Audit Office.

General report on the health and social care sector in Northern Ireland, 2008

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by Northern Ireland Audit Office.

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Published by The Stationery Office in Belfast .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Medical care -- Northern Ireland,
  • Social service -- Northern Ireland,
  • Northern Ireland -- Appropriations and expenditures -- Auditing

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby the Comptroller and Auditor General for nothern Ireland.
    ContributionsNorthern Ireland. Assembly.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRA395.G7 N67 2009
    The Physical Object
    Pagination46 p. :
    Number of Pages46
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23912651M
    ISBN 109780337093579
    LC Control Number2009396726
    OCLC/WorldCa428391066

    to health care systems are some of the social determinants of health leading to inequalities. (World Health Organization [WHO], 00) Combat Poverty and the Institute of Public Health in Ireland (IPH) are pleased to jointly publish this all-Ireland report Tackling Health Inequalities – A Social .


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General report on the health and social care sector in Northern Ireland, 2008 by Northern Ireland Audit Office. Download PDF EPUB FB2

Northern Ireland Audit Office University Street Belfast BT7 1EU. T: () F: () or () E: [email protected] The health and social care (HSC) sector in Northern Ireland spends more than £4 billion each year. Today, John Dowdall CB, Comptroller and Auditor General (C&AG) for Northern Ireland published a report to the Northern Ireland Assembly, which considers the progress being made throughout health boards, trusts and agencies in delivering improved health and social services.

The health and social care (HSC) sector in Northern Ireland spends more than £4 billion each year. Today Kieran Donnelly, Comptroller and Auditor General (C&AG) produced a report which focuses on the results of the financial audits of HSC bodies in Northern Ireland.

The Economic Value of the Adult Social Care sector - Northern Ireland Final report v Executive summary Key Findings Sector characteristics An estimated sites were involved in providing adult social care in Northern Ireland in A Report published today by the Comptroller and Auditor General, Kieran Donnelly, examines audit issues arising in Health and Social Care sector in Northern Ireland in This is the fourth such report on the Health and Social Care sector.

The sector spends more than £ billion a year. Today’s evidence session on the ‘General Report on the Health and Social Care Sector in Northern Ireland — ’ is concerned only with section two, which deals with performance. The witnesses will return to deal with other aspects of the report. PDF version of this report ( kb) COMMITTEE FOR HEALTH, SOCIAL SERVICES AND PUBLIC SAFETY OFFICIAL REPORT (Hansard) Departmental Response to the ‘General Report on the Health and Social Care Sector in Northern Ireland – ’ 11 March Members present for all or part of the proceedings: Mr Alex Easton (Acting Chairperson).

On 19 Novemberthe Committee heard, in closed session, from the Northern Ireland Audit Office (NIAO) on its ‘General Report on the Health and Social Care Sector in Northern Ireland — ’. The Public Accounts Committee referred that report to the Health Committee.

Information & analysis directorate (IAD) within the Department of Health provides statistical information relating to many aspects of population health, primary and secondary care, social care services and the health and care workforce in Northern statistics on this theme click on the health.

The strategy defines quality under three themes: safety, effectiveness and patient and client focus. It serves as a general framework for health and social care services and the RQIA to follow.

RQIA inspectors can visit health care providers at any time, request information, conduct private interviews and examine premises. Information & analysis directorate (IAD) within the Department of Health provides statistical information relating to many aspects of population health, primary and secondary care, social care services and the health and care workforce in Northern Ireland.

For statistics on this theme click on the health. The annual report by the Northern Ireland ombudsman, Dr Tom Frawley, said the complaints about health and social care were "increasingly profound".

Integrated health and social care 4 Organisation of health and social care in Northern Ireland 7 Transforming Your Care 9 Research on integration in Northern Ireland 13 Difficulties with the integrated system 16 Case studies of good practice 19 Conclusions 21 References 22 2 Scotland 25 Introduction 25 Context: the health and social care system Neurology: Independent (Private) Hospitals and Hospices in Northern Ireland; Expert Review of Records of Patients of Dr Watt who died ; Guidance.

RQIA provides guidance to: health and social care providers - members of the public You can access a range of guidance documents and frequently asked questions in this section of the website.

Sets out the Department’s general duty in relation to the provision of health and social care in Northern Ireland. For example, the Department has the duty to promote an integrated system of health and social care designed to secure improvement in the physical and mental health and social well-being of people in Northern Ireland.

The health and social care model in Northern Ireland will be difficult to sustain as financial savings start to dry up, says a report. Restructuring of administration of health and social care. Restructuring of administration of health and social care. Department's role in promoting and providing health and social care.

Department's general duty. Department's general power. Provision of health care outside Northern Ireland. Department's priorities and. All-Ireland Health and Social Care Indicator Set INIsPHO Data Brie˜ng No C M Y CM MY CY CMY K cover All-Ireland Health and Social Care Indicator final signed 06/08/ The Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) is a department of Her Majesty's Government, responsible for government policy on health and adult social care matters in England, along with a few elements of the same matters which are not otherwise devolved to the Scottish Government, Welsh Government or Northern Ireland oversees the English National Health Service (NHS).

The perceived underfunding of social care was a significant political issue in the general election. It is easy to forget, however, that the ‘formal’ care sector of nursing and residential homes, plus allied services, is underpinned by a much larger ‘informal’ sector of.

Health and social care management costs in Northern Ireland have risen to £m, 17% higher than five years ago, according to a report by the auditor general for Northern Ireland. Health and Social Services in Northern Ireland: Organisational Structures • Population of Northern Ireland approx million.

Almost 50% live within 30 minutes of the capital Belfast • Integrated organisation and delivery of health services and social services under the control of the Northern Ireland Department of Health, Social Services and.

Organisation. Hospitals in the region were managed by the Northern Ireland Hospitals Authority and hospital management committees from toand then transferred to four health and social services boards, along with responsibility for social care.

The pattern of local government in the region was of 26 single-tier local authorities which, apart from Belfast, covered small populations.

The social care sector in Northern Ireland A career in the social care sector offers graduates an opportunity to make a real difference in people’s lives and thus to enrich the community in which we live.

Challenging economic circumstances exert huge pressures on individuals, couples and families resulting in financial and social or relationship. this is an overview of social care in Ireland and how its important that social care becomes a recognised profession.

Thus insuring people are responsible for the delivery of services where their. It is estimated that the total health and social care field – including the public, private and voluntary sectors – accounts forjobs in Northern Ireland.

In the region of £ billion a year is invested in directly employed HSC staffing. Synopsis: This briefing paper aims to provide the new Health Committee with an overview of a number of issues from the Committee’s legacy focuses on key aspects of health and social care reform in Northern Ireland over the past decade or so, including the year strategy for primary care; ‘Transforming Your Care’ (TYC); the Donaldson Report; and the recently.

Ireland is one of a small number of countries where the delivery of Health and Social care services comes under the auspices of one government department.

The range of services delivered ranges from neurosurgery at one end of the spectrum to child and family welfare services on the other end. Rapid review of Northern Ireland Health and Social Care funding needs and the productivity challenge // Led again by John Appleby, this review of finances and efficiency found that the health service in Northern Ireland needed significant additional funding, but also had considerable room to improve productivity.

Health care in Ireland is two-tier: public and private sectors exist. The public health care system is governed by the Health Actwhich established a new body to be responsible for providing health and personal social services to everyone living in Ireland – the Health Service new national health service came into being officially on 1 January ; however the new.

The healthcare sector in Ireland is a significant employment sector. There werepersons employed in health and social work in (CSO indicative data). Nurses are the main occupational group, representing one-quarter of all employees in the sector.

1 Introduction: health and social care spending The health and social care systems of developed countries face common challenges. Many governments across the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) have cut or frozen welfare spending since the global financial crisis began inpopulations are ageing, and as.

image caption The adult social care sector accounts for 5% of Northern Ireland's employment. Northern Ireland's social care system could seize up unless it receives more funding, the chief social.

The Northern Ireland Confederation report is designed to brief politicians ahead of this year's assembly election and it is also likely to inform a political summit on health, due to take place in.

Adult social care is one of the few sectors where jobs are increasing, offering significant numbers of long-term career opportunities in the current job market. There's an estimated million people working in social care, and by we'll need to fill aroundmore jobs. Reading Time: 4 minutes Urgent care wing, Omagh New Hospital (image by Kenneth Allen and used under Creative Commons BY-SA ) Across the developed world, governments are striving to transform how they deliver and manage health and social care in a way which is fit for a modern context.

Ireland’s Health Care System: Some Issues and Challenges, Chapter 3 in Callan, T. et al. (eds.) Budget PerspectivesDublin: Economic and Social Research Institute. Research Programme on “Health Services, Health Inequalities and Health and. Social Gain” This programme is supported by the Health Research Board, and is being carried.

Working through the Coronavirus Pandemic: Health and Social Care workers, we want to hear from YOU again. 17 November More. Image ALT text. Introducing BASW's Mentoring Service.

13 November More. Northern Ireland Social Care Council 7th Floor Millennium House 25 Great Victoria Street Belfast BT2 7AQ. The health sector handles some of the most sensitive personal data, and patients have the right to expect that information will be looked after.

It is important that all information governance SIRIs (Serious Incident Requiring Investigation) which occur in health, public health and adult social care services are reported at the earliest. Health and Social Care (Reform) Act (Northern-Ireland) c. 1 5 (b) the Regional Agency, and (c) RBSO, as to the carrying out by that body of any of its functions.

(2) Before giving any directions to a body under subsection (1) the Department must consult that body. (3) Where the Department is of the opinion that because of the urgency of the. The National Health Service (NHS) is the umbrella term for the publicly-funded healthcare systems of the United Kingdom (UK).

Since they have been funded out of general taxation. There are four systems, one for each of the four countries of the UK: The NHS in England, NHS Scotland, NHS Wales and Health and Social Care in Northern Ireland.

They were established together in as one of.In Octobera 10 year approach to transforming health and social care was launched, “Health and Wellbeing Delivering Together”.

more NMC Future Nurse education standards.The Department of Health (DoH, Irish: An Roinn Sláinte, Ulster-Scots: Männystrie o Poustie) is a devolved Northern Irish government department in the Northern Ireland minister with overall responsibility for the department is the Minister of Health.

Until 9 Maythe Department was previously called the Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety (Irish: An.