Northern Ireland

Legislating for integrated care in the UK: Lessons from abroad

Legislating for integrated care in the UK: Lessons from abroad

By Admin / April 15, 2021
The UK Government’s recently published White Paper Integration and innovation: working together to improve health and social care for all which applies to England, prompted us to think about what lessons we could share from other systems legislative change initiatives as the government develops the detail of the Bill and local health and care systems… Read More

PODCAST: Scale-up and Spread of Social Prescribing in Northern Ireland

By Admin / September 21, 2020

Podcast Episode: Scale-up and Spread of Social Prescribing in Northern Ireland Podcast Series: Vigour Presenters: Orla Snook O’Carroll, Martin Hayes Social Prescribing in Northern Ireland. Access the podcast at https://soundcloud.com/user-466443701/the-vigour-podcast-martin-hayes-discusses-the-scale-up-and-spread-of-social-prescribing-in-northern-ireland

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WEBINAR: IFIC Ireland – Making Integrated Care Happen – Session 1 – Social Prescribing: Initiatives on the Island of Ireland

By Admin / February 18, 2020

Social prescribing, sometimes referred to as community referral, is a means of enabling GPs, nurses and other primary care professionals to refer people to a range of local, non-clinical services. Recognising that people’s health is determined primar

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WEBINAR: Integrated Care Matters Series 4 – Self Management and Co-production

By Admin / October 24, 2019

Access webinar materials at https://integratedcarefoundation.org/events/ific-scotland-integrated-care-matters-webinar-series-4#1574852134822-9263f80f-fa06

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WEBINAR: IFIC Ireland – Advancing Integrated Care – Session 4 – Implementing Integrated Care in Northern Ireland

By Admin / October 8, 2019

In the fourth in the series, Dr Sloan Harper Director of Integration at the Health and Social Care Board Northern Ireland will outline why Integrated Care Partnerships (ICPs) are key to transforming how health and social care is delivered in Northern

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: Development and testing of a primary health and social care integrated team model in the comunity

By Karen O'Connell / August 8, 2019

Development and testing of a primary health and social care integrated team model in the comunity
Bob Brown, Western Health and Social Care Trust, GB
Anne Kilgallen, Western Health and Social Care Trust, GB
Ciaran Mullan, Western Health and Social C

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: The impact of a Reablement Service Programme on physical ability and care plan packages

By Karen O'Connell / August 8, 2019

The impact of a Reablement Service Programme on physical ability and care plan packages
Paul Slater, Ulster University, GB
Felicity Hasson, Ulster University, GB
Robert Brown, Western Health and Soical Care Trust, GB
Abstract
Context and Background:

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POSTER ABSTRACTS: The implementation of a cross-jurisdictional clinical network for congenital heart disease

By Karen O'Connell / August 8, 2019

The implementation of a cross-jurisdictional clinical network for congenital heart disease
Sharon Morrow, National Childrens Hospital Group, IE
Aine Carroll, University College Dublin, IE
Abstract
Introduction: Reorganisation of healthcare services

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: Practice Abstract on the Application of Integrated Care

By Karen O'Connell / August 8, 2019

Practice Abstract on the Application of Integrated Care
Mark Lee, Department of Health Northern Ireland, GB
Abstract
Given pressures of an ageing population, rising expectations and ever-developing technology a new approach to General Practice is ne

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WEBINAR: Integrated Care Matters Series 3 – Self-Management and Co-production

By Admin / March 20, 2019

Access webinar materials at https://integratedcarefoundation.org/events/webinar-integrated-care-matters-series-3-3#1552564576166-f3ea391d-235c

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WEBINAR: Integrated Care Matters Series 3 – Appropriate Polypharmacy and Adherence

By Admin / November 22, 2018

Access webinar materials at https://integratedcarefoundation.org/events/webinar-integrated-care-matters-series-3-3#1542626620597-01450356-3571

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WEBINAR: Integrated Care Matters Series 2 – Technology Enabled Care for Older People

By Admin / November 20, 2017

Access webinar materials at https://integratedcarefoundation.org/events/webinar-integrated-care-matters-series-2#1509534901225-3f5b8c2c-36c8

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: Continuity of care post-hospitalisation of patients at risk of medicnes management problems

By Karen O'Connell / October 17, 2017

Continuity of care post-hospitalisation of patients at risk of medicnes management problems
Authors: Michael Gordon Scott, Mohanad Odeh, Stephen Toner, Claire Scullin, James Charles Mc Elnay
Abstract
Introduction:Medication related problems following

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: The Development and Refinement of a Regional Model for Medicines Optimisation in Older People in the Intermediate Care Setting

By Karen O'Connell / October 17, 2017

The Development and Refinement of a Regional Model for Medicines Optimisation in Older People in the Intermediate Care Setting
Authors: Ruth Miller, Carmel Darcy, Nuala McGeough, Anne Friel, Helen Graham, Maureen Hetherington, Hilary McKee, Michael S

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POSTER ABSTRACTS: The Impact of a Pharmacist Independent Prescriber on the Discharge Processes at the Weekend in an Acute Hospital

By Karen O'Connell / October 17, 2017

The Impact of a Pharmacist Independent Prescriber on the Discharge Processes at the Weekend in an Acute Hospital
Authors: Mark Stephen McCrudden, Dianne Gill, Glenda Fleming, Brian McCaw
Abstract
Introduction: Clinical Pharmacists within the Northern

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: A Multi-disciplinary approach to falls prevention in the elderly

By Karen O'Connell / October 17, 2017

A Multi-disciplinary approach to falls prevention in the elderly
Authors: Chris Leggett, Julie Jess, Ruth McNamara
Abstract
Northern Ireland South Eastern Integrated Care Partnership – Multi-agency Falls Prevention Strategy Background: Falls are the

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: The Community Respiratory Team – An enhanced trust wide service offering an integrated pathway for the effective management of patients with respiratory illness within primary care and community settings

By Karen O'Connell / October 17, 2017

The Community Respiratory Team – An enhanced trust wide service offering an integrated pathway for the effective management of patients with respiratory illness within primary care and community settings
Authors: Paula Devine , Deborah Clifford, Marg

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: In reach into Nursing Homes Education, Training and Development Programme

By Karen O'Connell / October 17, 2017

In reach into Nursing Homes Education, Training and Development Programme
Authors: Anne-Marie O’Boyle, Elizabeth Graham, Mandy Ellis
Abstract
When nursing home residents  become acutely unwell they are often referred to hospital for sometimes aimless

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: An Independent Service User Evaluation of a Consultant Pharmacist Led. Medicines Optimisation in Older People’s Project

By Karen O'Connell / October 17, 2017

An Independent Service User Evaluation of a Consultant Pharmacist Led. Medicines Optimisation in Older People’s Project
Authors: Ruth Miller, Maura McClean, Anne Friel
Abstract
Introduction: In 2012 the Western Health and Social care Trust (WHSCT) an

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: Project ECHO NI

By Karen O'Connell / October 17, 2017

Project ECHO NI
Authors: Áine McMullan, Max Watson
Abstract
Introduction: Project ECHO® (Extension for Community Healthcare Outcomes) http://ECHO.unm.edu is a pioneering telementoring programme developed in the School of Medicine at  University of Ne

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: Compassionate Communities – From frailty to community resilience – making a public health approach to end of life care a reality

By Karen O'Connell / October 17, 2017

Compassionate Communities – From frailty to community resilience – making a public health approach to end of life care a reality
Authors: Linda Morris, Margaret McDaid
Abstract
Foyle Hospice and the Western Integrated Care Partnership recognised the

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: Streamlining the patient journey in musculoskeletal medicine

By Karen O'Connell / October 17, 2017

Streamlining the patient journey in musculoskeletal medicine
Authors: Roisin Skeffington, Jarlath Mc Gurk, Claire Mc Nally, Suzanne Johnston
Abstract
Introduction: Orthopaedic ICATS was established in the NHS in Northern Ireland in 2006.  The foundin

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: Integrating Care On A Cross-Border Basis: Priorities Of Key Actors In The Irish Context

By Karen O'Connell / October 17, 2017

Integrating Care On A Cross-Border Basis: Priorities Of Key Actors In The Irish Context
Authors: Seán Joseph Murphy, Mandy Lee, Sara Burke
Abstract
Introduction: This study explores the priorities and considerations of key actors responsible for deve

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POSTER ABSTRACTS: A pilot to evaluate the extension of the role of a Pharmacist Independent Prescriber on a Care of Older Persons /Stroke Ward through the introduction of a Doctor Light Discharge service

By Karen O'Connell / October 17, 2017

A pilot to evaluate the extension of the role of a Pharmacist Independent Prescriber on a Care of Older Persons /Stroke Ward through the introduction of a Doctor Light Discharge service
Authors: Julie Magee, Dianne Gill, Glenda Fleming, Sharon Haughe

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: Integrated Care Partnerships Northern Ireland – Leading Integration; Delivering Better Outcomes

By Karen O'Connell / October 17, 2017

Integrated Care Partnerships Northern Ireland – Leading Integration; Delivering Better Outcomes
Authors: Sinead Malone, Martin Hayes
Abstract
Introduction: Seventeen Integrated Care Partnerships (ICPs) were established across Northern Ireland in 2013

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: Developing a Regional Medicines Optimisation Model for Older People in Care Homes: Refinement and Reproducibility

By Karen O'Connell / October 17, 2017

Developing a Regional Medicines Optimisation Model for Older People in Care Homes: Refinement and Reproducibility

Authors: Ruth Miller, Hilary McKee, Anne Friel, Carmel Darcy, Rory McSorley, Sabrina Parkhill, James Nicholl, Niamh McLister, Claire Sc

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WEBINAR: ACT @ Scale – Advancing Care Coordination and Telehealth at Scale EIP B3 Webinar

By Admin / May 23, 2017

ACT@Scale team will present the outcomes of two sprints performed in 2016 with the collaboration of the regions of Northern Ireland, Northern Netherlands, Catalonia, Basque Country and South Denmark. The first sprint is related the agreed methodology

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POSTER ABSTRACTS: Polypharmacy and Adherence: Key Components of Integrated Care. The case of Northern Ireland

By Karen O'Connell / December 16, 2016

Polypharmacy and Adherence: Key Components of Integrated Care. The case of Northern Ireland
Claire Scullin, Glenda Fleming, Michael Scott, Cathy Harrison
Abstract
Introduction: Polypharmacy and medication adherence in the older population are signif

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