AQW 5774/17-22 – Proposed Mental Health facility in Antrim

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister of Health for an update on the proposed mental health hospital in Antrim. Minister of Health: In December 2018, the Northern Health and Social Care Trust was given permission by my Department to progress the proposal for a Mental Health facility in Antrim to Construction and … Continue reading AQW 5774/17-22 – Proposed Mental Health facility in Antrim

McGlone: telemedicine could provide important support for health service

SDLP MLA for Mid Ulster, Patsy McGlone has received a reply to a Priority Written Assembly question he asked to Health Minister, Robin Swann, providing an update on telemedicine capacity. The Mid Ulster MLA said, "These are unprecedented times and our health service is working tirelessly to keep us safe and fight back against COVID-19. … Continue reading McGlone: telemedicine could provide important support for health service

AQW 4167/17-22 – COVID-19 testing

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister of Health what plans he has to extend COVID-19 testing to all domiciliary care and other frontline community healthcare workers. [Priority Written] Minister of Health: Domiciliary care staff and other frontline community healthcare staff with symptoms of COVID-19 can avail of testing. There are currently no plans … Continue reading AQW 4167/17-22 – COVID-19 testing

AQW 8736/16-21 – Homecare Provision Provided by Health and Social Care Trust

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster):  To ask the Minister of Health to detail the total cost to each Health and Social Care Trust of (i) homecare provision provided directly by the Trust; and (ii) homecare provision provided by the private or independent sector, for each of the last five years. (AQW 8736/16-21) Minister of Health:  The … Continue reading AQW 8736/16-21 – Homecare Provision Provided by Health and Social Care Trust

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