AQW 16369/17-22 – Workforce planning for nursing and midwifery

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister of Health what progress has been made by his Department in addressing the recommendations set out in last year’s Northern Ireland Audit Office report on workforce planning for nursing and midwifery, particularly in relation to addressing excessive expenditure on agency nursing staff. Minister of Health: My … Continue reading AQW 16369/17-22 – Workforce planning for nursing and midwifery

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 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 8734/16-21 – Health and Social Care Trust Area Population

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster):  To ask the Minister of Finance to detail the current population of each Health and Social Care Trust area. (AQW 8734/16-21) Minister of Finance:  The attached table details the estimated population of each of the five Health and Social Care Trust as of mid-2015. More detailed figures are available on the … Continue reading AQW 8734/16-21 – Health and Social Care Trust Area Population

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 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