McGlone Welcomes Progress on New-build Mental Health Facility at Antrim

SDLP MLA for Mid Ulster, Patsy McGlone, has welcomed progress on the development of a new-build mental health facility at the Antrim Area site. In a recent email to the Mid Ulster MLA, the Permanent Secretary for the Department of Health, Richard Pengelly, confirmed that the Northern Health and Social Care Trust (NHSCT) proposal for … Continue reading McGlone Welcomes Progress on New-build Mental Health Facility at Antrim

McGlone: Urgent Need for New-build Mental Health Facility at Antrim

SDLP MLA for Mid Ulster, Patsy McGlone, has urged the Department of Health to set a date for the development of a new-build mental health facility at the Antrim Area Hospital site. Along with party colleague John Dallat, MLA, Mr McGlone met with Dr Tony Stevens and senior officials at the Northern Health and Social … Continue reading McGlone: Urgent Need for New-build Mental Health Facility at Antrim

McGlone: Urgent Action Needed to Address Failure to Meet Patient Demand

SDLP MLA for Mid Ulster, Patsy McGlone, has called for urgent action to address the failure of the Health Service to meet patient demand for treatment. The Mid Ulster MLA was speaking after the Western Trust admitted in correspondence that a lack of resources meant they were unable to see or treat all patients referred … Continue reading McGlone: Urgent Action Needed to Address Failure to Meet Patient Demand

AQW 7143/16-21 – Pay Increase for Health Service Workers

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster):  To ask the Minister of Health pursuant to AQW 2239/16-21, for an update on when the 1per cent pay increase agreed for Health Service workers will be implemented, given that it was anticipated to be paid in early autumn. (AQW 7143/16-21) Minister of Health:  The vast majority of staff received their … Continue reading AQW 7143/16-21 – Pay Increase for Health Service Workers

AQW 8735/16-21 – Homecare Provision

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster):  To ask the Minister of Health to detail the number of hours of homecare provision provided directly by each Health and Social Care Trust, for each of the last five years. (AQW 8735/16-21) Minister of Health:  Information on the number of statutory, domiciliary care hours provided by each Health and Social … Continue reading AQW 8735/16-21 – Homecare Provision

AQW 8878/16-21 – Responding to Queries from Elected Representatives

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster):  To ask the Minister of Health pursuant to AQW 8290/16-21, to define what constitutes a timely manner in relation to responses to queries from elected representatives. (AQW 8878/16-21) Minister of Health:  Depending on the nature of the query it is either answered by me or by the relevant Health and Social … Continue reading AQW 8878/16-21 – Responding to Queries from Elected Representatives

AQW 7952/16-21 – Cost of Hospital-Based Haemodialysis, Home-Haemodialysis and Peritoneal Dialysis

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster):  To ask the Minister of Health to detail the average unit cost in each Health and Social Care Trust of (i) hospital-based haemodialysis; (ii) home-haemodialysis; and (iii) peritoneal dialysis. (AQW 7952/16-21) Minister of Health:  Information on the unit cost of (i) hospital-based haemodialysis; (ii) home-haemodialysis; and (iii) peritoneal dialysis is not … Continue reading AQW 7952/16-21 – Cost of Hospital-Based Haemodialysis, Home-Haemodialysis and Peritoneal Dialysis

AQW 7087/16-21 – Homecare Provision Commissioned by each HSCT

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster):  To ask the Minister of Health to detail the homecare provision commissioned by each Health and Social Care Trust through the private or independent sector by (i) employee numbers; and (ii) allocated hours, in each year since 2010. (AQW 7087/16-21) Minister of Health:  The table below shows the total number of … Continue reading AQW 7087/16-21 – Homecare Provision Commissioned by each HSCT