Edwin POOTS

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Name: Edwin POOTS
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

MLA challenges Edwin Poots over Altnagelvin waiting times

Health Minister Edwin Poots– 26 July 2014SDLP MLA Colum Eastwood has challenged Health Minister Edwin Poots to ensure accident and emergency waiting time targets can be met at Altnagelvin Hospital.Mr Eastwood was speaking after alarming statistics revealed ... [Published Belfast Telegraph - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Information gathering system raises confidentiality fears

25 July 2014Doctors have warned of the need to maintain patient confidentiality as health bosses propose bringing in a new information gathering system.Making use of health and social care information about the care patients receive will help to understand ... [Published British Medical Association - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

A&E WAITING TIME TARGETS MISSED

By Press AssociationPublished: 07:44 EST, 24 July 2014 | Updated: 07:44 EST, 24 July 2014Waiting time targets for Northern Ireland's hospital emergency departments were breached more than 700 times between April and June, the Department of Health re ... [Published Mail Online UK - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

NI A&Es fail to meet government targets

Published Thursday, 24 July 2014The Department of Health's latest report shows that every one of Northern Ireland's major emergency departments failed to treat 95% of patients in April, May and June this year within the four hour waiting target set by ... [Published UTV - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

McMullan calls on Poots to tackle rural health inequalities

Sinn Féin MLA Oliver McMullan has called on health minister Edwin Poots to explore all possible funding avenues to tackle health inequalities in rural communities.The East Antrim MLA said;"Poverty and isolation are real problems for people living in rural ... [Published Sinn Fein - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

Our goal is to improve the lives of residents in nursing homes - Poots

Health Minister, Edwin Poots, has announced a public consultation on revised minimum care standards for nursing homes.~  Thursday, 17 July 2014The standards set out the minimum requirements that providers of these services must achieve. They also set ... [Published Northern Ireland Executive - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

Health Minister to attend demonstration of wearable bionic robot

A wearable robot which can help people with spinal injury, stroke or paralysis to walk, will be viewed today by the Health Minister, Edwin Poots.The Minister will see a demonstration of the Ekso Wearable Walking Exoskeleton (EWWE); a wearable, battery-operated ... [Published Democratic Unionist Party - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 1 reports

Poots doubles NI's student health visitors numbers

10-07-2014The number of health visitors in training doubled during the next two years in Northern Ireland.Health Minister Edwin Poots has reiterated his view that nursing is an ‘untapped resource’ and as well as committing to increase health visitor student ... [Published Community Practitioner - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 07 2014 - Updated Jul 07 2014 - 1 reports

07 July 2014 - Information can help drive improvement of the health of the Northern Ireland public – Poots

Making use of Health and Social Care (HSC) information about the care patients receive will help to better understand the health needs of everyone in Northern Ireland.~ Monday, 7 July 2014That was the message from Health Minister Edwin Poots today, as ... [Published Noodls - Jul 07 2014]
First reported Jul 07 2014 - Updated Jul 07 2014 - 1 reports

Poots outlines progress on tackling alcohol and drug related harm

Health Minister Edwin Poots has said we must keep up momentum to tackle the serious harm caused by alcohol and drug misuse.The Minister was speaking as he published the second annual report on progress against Northern Ireland's cross-departmental strategy ... [Published Noodls - Jul 07 2014]
Entities: Edwin POOTS, Alcohol, Drugs
First reported Jul 03 2014 - Updated Jul 03 2014 - 1 reports

Poots in support of foreign doctors

HEALTH Minister Edwin Poots believes the recruitment of foreign doctors could pave the way for the restoration of early evening and weekend A&E services at the Downe Hospital.During a visit to Downpatrick last week, Mr. Poots confirmed to the Down Recorder ... [Published Down Recorder - Jul 03 2014]
First reported Jul 01 2014 - Updated Jul 02 2014 - 3 reports

Health Minister Edwin Poots raps Belfast Trust on A&E chaos after report highlights failings

Health Minister Edwin Poots– 02 July 2014Health Minister Edwin Poots has publicly criticised the Belfast Trust for its failure to plan to cope with pressures in its emergency department.His damning comments of the trust management follows the findings ... [Published Belfast Telegraph - Jul 02 2014]

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Blow for Lisburn as expansion of city's main sh... [Published Belfast Telegraph - Jul 29 2014]
MLA challenges Edwin Poots over Altnagelvin wai... [Published Belfast Telegraph - Jul 26 2014]
Information gathering system raises confidentia... [Published British Medical Association - Jul 25 2014]
A&E WAITING TIME TARGETS MISSED [Published Mail Online UK - Jul 24 2014]
NI A&Es fail to meet government targets [Published UTV - Jul 24 2014]
Call to cut hours of alcohol sale [Published British Medical Association - Jul 22 2014]
McMullan calls on Poots to tackle rural health ... [Published Sinn Fein - Jul 21 2014]
Health Minister refuses to reveal monies spent ... [Published Impartial Reporter - Jul 18 2014]
Health Minister opens Royal College of Paediatr... [Published Northern Ireland Executive - Jul 17 2014]
Our goal is to improve the lives of residents i... [Published Northern Ireland Executive - Jul 17 2014]
McLaughlin concerned over children's social wor... [Published Sinn Fein - Jul 17 2014]
Health Minister to attend demonstration of wear... [Published Democratic Unionist Party - Jul 16 2014]
Bionic walking aid demonstrated in NI [Published UTV - Jul 16 2014]
Clarke disappointed by lack of consultation ove... [Published Alliance Party of Northern Ireland - Jul 16 2014]
Elliott calls on Trust to intervene on the futu... [Published Ulster Unionist Party - Jul 15 2014]
We're supporting the Blackfriars Consensus Stat... [Published Mental Health Foundation - Jul 14 2014]
Poots doubles NI's student health visitors numbers [Published Community Practitioner - Jul 10 2014]
Bonus payments should be spent on frontline ser... [Published Sinn Fein - Jul 10 2014]
‘A chance to lead the way in treatment of ME an... [Published Newry Times - Jul 10 2014]
New website launched for young people with emot... [Published Newry Times - Jul 10 2014]
‘Adopting London’s sinking welfare system is lu... [Published Newry Times - Jul 09 2014]
Poots reaffirms commitment to improving autism ... [Published Northern Ireland Executive - Jul 09 2014]
Call to maintain free prescriptions [Published British Medical Association - Jul 08 2014]
07 July 2014 - Information can help drive impro... [Published Noodls - Jul 07 2014]
Poots outlines progress on tackling alcohol and... [Published Noodls - Jul 07 2014]
Cameron welcomes emergency department review [Published Antrim Times - Jul 06 2014]
Ardcora supported living celebrates one year on [Published Mourne Observer - Jul 05 2014]
Democracy Live - week's highlights [Published BBC - Jul 04 2014]
Launch of RCN Northern Ireland Defence Nursing ... [Published Royal College of Nursing - Jul 04 2014]
Ardcora is hailed as a model of excellence [Published Down Recorder - Jul 03 2014]
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