Edwin POOTS

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Name: Edwin POOTS
First reported 46 mins ago - Updated 46 mins ago - 1 reports

Care homes saved from closure

Four residential care homes in Northern Ireland have been saved from closure.The homes in the northern and western trust areas include Westlands care home in Cookstown, Thackeray in Limavady, Pinewood in Ballymena and Rosedale in Antrim.Health Minister ... [Published BBC - 46 mins ago]
First reported 1 hour ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

Victory for Westlands as home will remain open

Health Minister Edwin Poots today (Wednesday 16th April) gave residents and staff of Westlands home in Cookstown the good news that the home will remain open.Westlands had been lined up for closure as part of the new Transforming Your Care policy imposed ... [Published Mid-Ulster Mail - 1 hour ago]
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

Lo challenges DUP over their support for UKIP

April 16, 2014 1:11 PMAlliance European candidate Anna Lo MLA has challenged the DUP's decision to urge their voters to transfer their vote to UKIP in the European and Local Government elections.Anna Lo MLA said: "I have to question Peter Robinson's decision ... [Published Alliance Party of Northern Ireland - 3 hours ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

Tom of Finland stamps launch; Evans cleared of charges

The Finnish Postal Service, Itella, is preparing to release new sets of stamps in September 2014, including male drawings by Tom of Finlanda deceased Finnish artist notable for his homoerotic fetish art on late 20th-century gay culture, according to an ... [Published Windy City Times - 11 hours ago]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Final decision due in June

Over a thousand local people have added their signatures to the campaign to save a popular elderly unit at South Tyrone Hospital.Petitions have been signed at businesses and shops in Dungannon, Ballygawley, Augher, Eglish and Benburb, with the campaign ... [Published Mid-Ulster Mail - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

a&e waiting times slashed

Twelve hour waits at the Causeway Hospital’s Accident and Emergency department have been ‘virtually eliminated’ over the past six months, according to figures released by Health Minister, Edwin Poots.The figures were revealed following an Assembly question ... [Published Coleraine Times - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Extra £160m a year for health service... if theres a welfare reform deal

The proposed health spending boost is intended to help Health Minister Edwin Poots implement his Transforming Your Care (TYC) strategy for health and social services.But he warned that it might be ... ... [Published Big News Network - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 3 reports

UK-wide report shows Northern Ireland s health system has made significant improvements: Poots

Health Minister Edwin Poots today said a major new report comparing healthcare systems across the United Kingdom’s four devolved governments demonstrates that Health and Social Care (HSC) in Northern Ireland has made significant improvements.~  Friday, ... [Published Northern Ireland Executive - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

Microwave meals for elderly ‘disgraceful’

HEALTH Minister Edwin Poots has been told that a proposal “to take hot dinners away from elderly people in Fermanagh and replace them with a microwaved alternative” is “disgraceful”. ... [Published Impartial Reporter - Apr 11 2014]
Entities: Microwave, Edwin POOTS
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 1 reports

Sinn Féin delegation to meet Poots on Crossmaglen Day Care Centre

Sinn Féin representatives Conor Murphy, Megan Fearon and Terry Hearty will travel to Stormont on Tuesday 8th April to meet with Health Minister Edwin Poots regarding the Crossmaglen Day Care Centre project.Health Minister Edwin pootsSpeaking to Newry ... [Published Newry Times - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 2 reports

Medical Professionals To Meet For 'Emergency Health Care Summit'

A number of senior medical professionals are to meet for what has been described as an "emergency health care summit".It is understood that the meeting is to take place in Belfast to discuss the "ongoing crisis facing emergency departments and staff" ... [Published 4NI - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 5 reports

Poots addresses emergency care summit - Video

Published Wednesday, 09 April 2014We’re sorry. This video is unavailable from your location.1. Why is my postcode required?We are asking you to insert your postcode before watching some videos to confirmyou can access the video content via u.tv .This ... [Published UTV - Apr 09 2014]

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Mr Poots said: "the report outlines how we have invested substantially more money in health and social care since the turn of the century and that is reflected in the increased levels of nurses and doctors in our hospitals."
Speaking as the report was launched Mr Poots said: "while i am still considering the report in detail, i welcome the key finding which states that northern ireland, in line with the rest of the uk, has demonstrated a significant improvement in its health care system."

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Care homes saved from closure [Published BBC - 46 mins ago]
Victory for Westlands as home will remain open [Published Mid-Ulster Mail - 1 hour ago]
Lo challenges DUP over their support for UKIP [Published Alliance Party of Northern Ireland - 3 hours ago]
Tom of Finland stamps launch; Evans cleared of ... [Published Windy City Times - 11 hours ago]
Final decision due in June [Published Mid-Ulster Mail - Apr 15 2014]
a&e waiting times slashed [Published Coleraine Times - Apr 15 2014]
Extra £160m a year for health service... if the... [Published Big News Network - Apr 14 2014]
Nelson Drive woman’s warning: ‘Listen to your b... [Published Londonderry Sentinel - Apr 12 2014]
UK-wide report shows Northern Ireland s health ... [Published Northern Ireland Executive - Apr 11 2014]
Microwave meals for elderly ‘disgraceful’ [Published Impartial Reporter - Apr 11 2014]
Jeremy Hunt ‘absolutely’ wants Northern Ireland... [Published Pink News - Apr 11 2014]
President Higgins hails 'memorable' state visit [Published The Irish News - Apr 11 2014]
NI health care improving says study [Published BBC - Apr 11 2014]
'Significant improvements' in NI health [Published UTV - Apr 11 2014]
England 'being caught up on NHS' [Published BBC - Apr 11 2014]
Sinn Féin delegation to meet Poots on Crossmagl... [Published Newry Times - Apr 10 2014]
Healthcare provider to recruit 300 staff as Bel... [Published Belfast Telegraph - Apr 10 2014]
Revamp of health service stuttering badly, emer... [Published Belfast Telegraph - Apr 10 2014]
Call to trust GPs' judgement on cancer referrals [Published British Medical Association - Apr 09 2014]
Poots addresses Ward Sisters, Charge Nurses & T... [Published Northern Ireland Executive - Apr 09 2014]
Medical Professionals To Meet For 'Emergency He... [Published 4NI - Apr 09 2014]
Ministers highlight social clause contracts for... [Published Northern Ireland Executive - Apr 09 2014]
Poots addresses emergency care summit - Video [Published UTV - Apr 09 2014]
‘We would welcome Poots into our home’: McAuleys [Published Ballymoney Times - Apr 09 2014]
Summit seeks solutions to Northern Ireland's A&... [Published Nursing Times - Apr 09 2014]
Health Minister Edwin Poots addresses Unschedul... [Published Northern Ireland Executive - Apr 09 2014]
09 April 2014 - Health Minister Edwin Poots add... [Published Noodls - Apr 09 2014]
Poots to address Emergency Care summit [Published UTV - Apr 09 2014]
Emergency meeting on health care [Published BBC - Apr 09 2014]
Reliability of patient safety mechanisms under ... [Published The Detail - Apr 09 2014]
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Northern Ireland's Edwin Poots: the perfect min... [Published Comment is free | guardian.co.uk - Nov 11 2013]
A politician with creationist, anti-gay views could only thrive where equality is discussed solely in religious and cultural terms Edwin Poots, Northern Ireland's health minister, is almost comically unsuited for his position. He's a " young-Earth ...
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