AQW 26227/17-22 – PSNI assistance for Ambulance Patients

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister of Health how many times in the last twelve months the Northern Ireland Ambulance Service has requested PSNI assistance to bring a patient to hospital due to an ambulance crew not being available. Minister of Health: The Northern Ireland Ambulance Service (NIAS) has indicated that information … Continue reading AQW 26227/17-22 – PSNI assistance for Ambulance Patients

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 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