AQW 8668/17-22 – Suppliers of Personal Protective Equipment

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister of Health to detail the companies from whom the Health Service, including Health and Social Care Trusts, obtain personal protective equipment. Minister of Health: The following is a list of companies who supplied the Health Service with personal protective equipment from 1 March 2020 to 31 … Continue reading AQW 8668/17-22 – Suppliers of Personal Protective Equipment

AQW 11323/17-22 – Domiciliary care packages

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister of Health how many domiciliary care packages are currently not being delivered in the Northern Health and Social Care Trust due to staff shortage and absence; and what measures are being taken to address this situation. [Priority Written] Minister of Health: As of December 2020, there … Continue reading AQW 11323/17-22 – Domiciliary care packages

AQW 18911/17-22 – GP referrals to Emergency Departments

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister of Health to detail the protocols for GP referrals to Emergency Departments. [Priority Written] Minister of Health: At an individual patient level, GPs use their clinical judgement to determine if it appropriate to transfer a patient to an Emergency Department. This decision is made after assessment … Continue reading AQW 18911/17-22 – GP referrals to Emergency Departments

McGlone urges public to wear face coverings in hospitals

SDLP MLA Patsy McGlone has urged hospital patients and their visitors to wear face coverings when required. It comes after the British Medical Association said doctors has noticed an increasing number of people refusing to wear masks or get tested for coronavirus before attending hospital appointments or visits. The Mid-Ulster MLA said, "It is very … Continue reading McGlone urges public to wear face coverings in hospitals