AQW 26570/17-22 – Priorities for £23million support for Domiciliary Care

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister of Health how the recently announced £23 million for domiciliary care and care home staff will be prioritised for expenditure. [Priority Written] Minister of Health: There has been a significant amount of engagement between the sector and my Department on this funding package, with a clear … Continue reading AQW 26570/17-22 – Priorities for £23million support for Domiciliary Care

AQW 25575/17-22 – Domiciliary care in the Northern Health and Social Care Trust

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister of Health what his Department is doing to address domiciliary care in the Northern Health and Social Care Trust. [Priority Written] Minister of Health: Pressures on domiciliary care services continue as demand outstrips supply. The pressures faced by the Northern Health & Social Care Trust are … Continue reading AQW 25575/17-22 – Domiciliary care in the Northern Health and Social Care Trust

AQW 24368/17-22 – GP Local Enhanced Service

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister of Health (i) how many GP practices in the Northern Health and Social Care Trust have signed up to a Local Enhanced Service in order to provide a mild to moderate counselling service within their practice; (ii) how many GP practices are yet to consider an … Continue reading AQW 24368/17-22 – GP Local Enhanced Service

AQW 23781/17-22 – Review of Foster Care Allowances

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister of Health when the review of Foster Care Allowances will take place for 2021/22, in line with the provisions set out in Section 17 of the UK National Standards for Foster Care. Minister of Health: The Annual Review of Foster Care Allowances was undertaken by the … Continue reading AQW 23781/17-22 – Review of Foster Care Allowances

AQW 23293/17-22 – Health Workers Special Recognition Payment

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister of Health when the special recognition payment for health workers will be provided to health care professionals in the private sector. [Priority Written] Minister of Health: Work to deliver this payment to staff in the independent sector has proven to be complex and challenging and we … Continue reading AQW 23293/17-22 – Health Workers Special Recognition Payment

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 10087/17-22 – UK Government-Northern Ireland Executive Joint Board

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the First Minister and deputy First Minister, in relation to the recent meeting of the UK Government-Northern Ireland Executive joint board, what assessment they have made of the progress being made on transformation in the areas of (i) health; (ii) education; and (iii) justice. First Minister and deputy … Continue reading AQW 10087/17-22 – UK Government-Northern Ireland Executive Joint Board

AQW 3973/17-22 – Increased application of telemedicine

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister of Health what assessment has been made of the increased application of telemedicine in order to maximise the use of existing spare capacity in certain disciplines of acute and chronic hospital medicine. [Priority Written] Minister of Health:  Remote monitoring services have been used by Trusts prior to … Continue reading AQW 3973/17-22 – Increased application of telemedicine