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 21930/17-22 – Provision of domiciliary care packages

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister of Health what measures his Department will take in conjunction with the Northern Health and Social Care Trust to address the stresses in provision of domiciliary care packages. [Priority Written] Minister of Health: There are a range of challenges facing the domiciliary care sector at this … Continue reading AQW 21930/17-22 – Provision of domiciliary care packages

AQW 11323/17-22 – Domiciliary care packages

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister of Health how many domiciliary care packages are currently not being delivered in the Northern Health and Social Care Trust due to staff shortage and absence; and what measures are being taken to address this situation. [Priority Written] Minister of Health: As of December 2020, there … Continue reading AQW 11323/17-22 – Domiciliary care packages

McGlone urges public to wear face coverings in hospitals

SDLP MLA Patsy McGlone has urged hospital patients and their visitors to wear face coverings when required. It comes after the British Medical Association said doctors has noticed an increasing number of people refusing to wear masks or get tested for coronavirus before attending hospital appointments or visits. The Mid-Ulster MLA said, "It is very … Continue reading McGlone urges public to wear face coverings in hospitals

AQW 21825/17-22 – Domiciliary care packages in Mid-Ulster

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister of Health what actions are being taken to address the urgent situations caused by absence of domiciliary care packages in the Mid-Ulster area. [Priority Written] Minister of Health: As I outlined in my response to AQW 21370/17-22, to assist with addressing the lack of availability of … Continue reading AQW 21825/17-22 – Domiciliary care packages in Mid-Ulster

AQW 12613/17-22 – Disciplinary proceedings

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister of Finance, pursuant to AQW 9488/17-22, of the ten matters of disciplinary proceedings, how many members of staff are on (i) paid leave; and (ii) long-term sickness leave. Minister of Finance: There are no members of staff on paid leave. There is one member of staff … Continue reading AQW 12613/17-22 – Disciplinary proceedings

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