McGlone Highlights Concern at Impact of Pandemic on Domiciliary Care

SDLP MLA for Mid Ulster, Patsy McGlone, has highlighted concerns at the impact of Covid-19 pandemic on the provision of domiciliary care in the South Derry area. The Mid Ulster MLA questioned the Health Minister on the level of support provided by his Department during the Assembly ad hoc meeting last week. Mr McGlone said, … Continue reading McGlone Highlights Concern at Impact of Pandemic on Domiciliary Care

AQW 8669/17-22 – COVID-19 testing

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister of Health what COVID-19 testing is provided for domiciliary care and other community health workers. Minister of Health: Testing in Northern Ireland continues to be a vital tool in our response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The current position is that all Health and Social Care (HSC) … Continue reading AQW 8669/17-22 – COVID-19 testing

AQW 11063/17-22 – COVID-19 testing for HSC staff

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister of Health when AQW 8669/17-22 will be answered. [Priority Written] Minister of Health: Testing in Northern Ireland continues to be a vital tool in our response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The current position is that all Health and Social Care (HSC) staff who are symptomatic (or … Continue reading AQW 11063/17-22 – COVID-19 testing for HSC staff

AQW 10016/17-22 – COVID-19 in mink

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister of Health what evaluation has been carried out into the risk of a mutated form of COVID-19 from mink. [Priority Written] Minister of Health: The public health implications of recent findings of mink-specific variants of SARS-CoV-2 in Danish mink farms are being assessed urgently at international … Continue reading AQW 10016/17-22 – COVID-19 in mink

AQW 10016/17-22 – Risk of mutated COVID-19 from mink

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister of Health what evaluation has been carried out into the risk of a mutated form of COVID-19 from mink. [Priority Written] Minister of Health: The public health implications of recent findings of mink-specific variants of SARS-CoV-2 in Danish mink farms are being assessed urgently at international … Continue reading AQW 10016/17-22 – Risk of mutated COVID-19 from mink

AQW 8740/17-22 – Actions to Reduce COVID-19 Transmission Rates

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister of Health whether he will publish the medical and scientific evidence underpinning the Actions to Reduce COVID-19 Transmission Rates, as announced in the Assembly on 14 October 2020. Minister of Health: The Department of Health has recently published a bank of evidence papers that have helped … Continue reading AQW 8740/17-22 – Actions to Reduce COVID-19 Transmission Rates

AQW 8670/17-22 – Public Health Agency Telephone Services

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister of Health what telephone answering resources are available to the Public Health Agency. [Priority Written] Minister of Health: PHA Reception can be contacted at 0300 555 0114 for Public Health Agency Headquarters and for all PHA sites apart from the Lisburn office, which can be contacted … Continue reading AQW 8670/17-22 – Public Health Agency Telephone Services

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