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Equality and inequalities in health and social care in Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland. Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety.

Equality and inequalities in health and social care in Northern Ireland

a statistical overview

by Northern Ireland. Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety.

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Published by Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety in Belfast .
Written in English


Edition Notes

At foot of title: Northern Ireland Statistics & Research Agency.

Statementeditor Dr. Liz McWhirter.
ContributionsMcWhirter, Liz., Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency.
The Physical Object
Pagination346 p. :
Number of Pages346
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15971974M

The Afiya Trust () is a national charity that works to reduce inequalities in health and social care provision for people from racialised communities. The Afiya Trust generates, supports and maintains national and local networks concerned with the promotion of BME health and social care equality issues, including the. This is similar to Northern Ireland, the Public Health Agency 7 has reported that: ‘diabetes is more prevalent in Asian and black ethnic groups (% and % respectively) compared to Northern Ireland population (%)’ Maternity. A national survey (‘Ethnic and social inequalities in.

Equality and Inequalities in Health and Social Care in Northern Ireland – A Statistical Overview, DHSSPS, Fair Society, Healthy Lives. The Marmot Review, Executive Summary Our Children and Young People – Our Pledge OFMDFM The Health and Personal Social Services (Quality, Improvement and. This book is about our Equality Scheme. The Public Health Agency is part of health and social care in Northern Ireland. We do things like: Finding out what services people in Northern Ireland need If there are big inequalities we will carry out more work on our.

The Health and Social Care Inequalities Monitorting System comprises a basket of indicators to assess area differences in mortality, morbidity, utilisation of and access to health and social care services in Northern Ireland. Tackling inequalities in health and social care is a key element of A healthier Future: A Twenty Year Vision for Health and Wellbeing in Northern Ireland The strategy highlights the links between deprivation and ill health, and the need to tackle the social, economic and environmental inequalities that impact on health and wellbeing.


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Equality and inequalities in health and social care in Northern Ireland by Northern Ireland. Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety. Download PDF EPUB FB2

Health & Social Care - Learn more about our policy and research work and discover how it influences life and work in Northern Ireland. In order to provide complete functionality, this web site needs your explicit consent to store browser cookies.

Health & Social Care. A formal investigation in into the accessibility of health information in Northern Ireland for people with a learning disability was updated in The investigation identified that some healthcare professionals did not adjust their communication style for people with a learning disability.

Report from the Northern Ireland Survey of people with Activity Limitations and Disabilities, Bulletin No 1. 55 DHSSPS () Equalities and Inequalities in Health and Social Care in Northern Ireland: A statistical overview.

56 Equality Commission () Disabled Women in Northern Ireland: Situation, Experience and Identity. Healthy Ireland. Healthy Ireland: A Framework for Improved Health and Wellbeing – This framework presents principles and proposed actions that align with our work.

These include supporting people from marginalised groups by: making sure they have access to care; reducing health inequalities; and. The Commission responds to key strategic documents produced by OFMdFM and government departments such as "Transforming Your Care", the review of the health and social care in Northern Ireland, and "Fit and Well: changing lives: ", the 10 year public health strategic framework for Northern Ireland.

Ref: NI Health and Social Wellbeing Survey cited in “Equality and Inequalities in Health and Social Care in Northern Ireland: A Statistical Overview (DHSSPS, 68) Evidence Base (Literature Review) Mental Health, Unemployment and Economic Inactivity Unemployment and economic inactivity are associated with.

Welcome to the Equality Unit section of the Northern Trust website. Promoting equality of opportunity and good relations is of primary importance to the Trust. Covid 19 related Equality and Rural Needs Screening The Coronavirus pandemic has meant that many health and social care services have been stood down or significantly reduced.

However, we are Continue Reading. Health & Social Need). Its aims were to 'to minimise inequalities in population health and social wellbeing and in the need for and access to health and social care in NI', but it was not until the later regional strategies (DHSS, a; DHSS, b) that. Links to other organisations working in this area.

Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety; Health and Care Board - makes the high level decision about the overall provision of health and social care services in Northern Ireland, in particular the allocation of funding.; Health and social care trusts directly provide health and care services to patients and clients.

The Inequalities Monitoring System comprises a basket of indicators which are monitored over time to assess area differences in morbidity, utilisation of and access to health and social care services in Northern Ireland. Inequalities between the 20% most deprived electoral wards and Northern Ireland as a whole are measured with deprived areas identified from an update of the Noble Income.

The Health and Social Care Inequalities Monitoring System (HSCIMS) comprises a basket of indicators which are monitored over time to assess area differences in mortality, morbidity, utilisation of and access to health and social care services in the north of Ireland, and has expanded over recent years to include additional work streams relating.

The Health and Social Care Inequalities Monitoring System (HSCIMS) was established in in order to ensure that inequalities in health outcomes are monitored over time on a consistent basis (see section on HSCIMS).

The Department is required (as with all public authorities) by Section 75 of the Northern Ireland (NI) Act Inthe former Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety published Caring for People Beyond Tomorrow - a year strategic framework for primary health and social care for individuals, families and communities in Northern Ireland.

Key aspects of the Strategic Framework were: A service focused on providing comprehensive person-centred care. Health & fitness Family Travel Money this is a groundbreaking attempt to tackle inequality in Northern Ireland.

It will focus on the implications of. Information about Health inequalities statistics. Health inequalities in Northern Ireland (NI) are examined through the NI health and social care inequalities monitoring system (HSCIMS).

NILS Research Brief Analysis of mortality patterns in Northern Ireland: Section 75 equality groups. Keys, L. and Stewart, B. () NI Health & Social Care Inequalities Monitoring System: A Section 75 Analysis of Mortality Patterns in Northern Ireland.

equality, disability and human rights is to our core business of improving health and wellbeing and reducing inequalities within the Health and Social Care Sector Patrice Hardy from the Equality Commission for Northern Ireland provided a very clear, concise and plain English overview of.

The purpose of these web pages is to share with you activities that the Health and Social Care Board (HSCB) is undertaking with regard to Equality, Human Rights, Diversity and Good Relations, and to provide access to the screening outcomes of HSCB policies.

Section 75 and Schedule 9 of the Northern Ireland Act As [ ]. Belfast Health and Social Care Trust (Trust) and to offer assistance and comment on its strategy, Inequalities in Health; A Strategy for the Belfast Health and Social Care Trust.

We broadly welcome the strategy and measures therein particularly those which identify vulnerable groups such as children and young people, members of the. The evidence for the effect of social inequality on population health and mortality is compelling.

In virtually every Western industrialized nation there is a gradient between social class. Equality leads from the five Health and Social Care Trusts and Northern Ireland Ambulance Service Trust presented on their draft Equality Scheme, their Audit of Inequalities and their Action-based Plan.

Feedback at workshops proved invaluable in discussing the Action-based Plan and its effective implementation. (Appendix 2).Emergency action should address the pandemic’s disproportionate impact on women, campaigners in Northern Ireland have said.

Four-fifths of health and social care staff and 85% of all part-time.The Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety (DHSSPS), in response to the statutory equality obligations placed on it by the Northern Ireland Actproduced a draft Equality Scheme, and following an 8 week consultation in April and May, formally submitted a revised Equality Scheme to the Equality Commission on 30 June