2013 News releases

December 2013

Northern Trust establish new learning disability forum
Award success for Northern Trust trainers
Eat, Drink and be healthy this festive season
Rowan available over festive season
Dedicated Paediatric area in the Emergency Department
Older people encouraged to take S.T.E.P.S towards better health
Northern Trust puts plans in place for winter pressures
Northern Trust wins Social Enterprise Award
Trust wins RCN Leadership Challenge 2013

November 2013

Telemonitoring provides freedom to patients
Fostering Awards ceremony held
Northern Trust thank carers for their input
Sharing Memories, Building Communities Project is a success
Early pregnancy and Postnatal classes in Ballymoney
First of its kind – New information booklet on diabetes for people with a learning disability
Raising Awareness on World Diabetes Day
Help us to keep our hospitals infection free
Conference looks at farmers' health issues
Health and Wellbeing event for bowel cancer patients
Help the health service to help you

October 2013

Northern Trust Celebrate Success of Employability Scheme
National innovation award for Northern Trust speech therapy team
Improving the patient experience
New Nursing and Midwifery Strategy
New supported living facility for dementia patients in Newtownabbey locality
Northern Trust asking for views of Carers

September 2013

Northern Trust welcome Butterfly Scheme to Antrim Area Hospital
Creative Reminiscence Celebration at Wilson House Day Centre
New alcohol misuse projects in the Northern Trust area
Northern Trust introduces 7 Day Occupational Therapy Service
Fostering Appeal Takes to the Road
Northern Trust Social Workers come out on top at Regional Awards
Introducing flu vaccine for children
Northern Trust Launch workplace policy on domestic violence
Patients to shape new Cancer Information and Support Service
New Rapid Response service launched
Cancer Treatment Information Evening
Patients asked to call booking line as healthcare worker is diagnosed with Hepatitis C
Support for Cancer Patients in the Northern Trust
Summer Ball to mark the launch of Children in Care Council
Keys handed over of new £2m children’s intensive support unit
Talk about it,  it’s the only way. Use your head and open your mouth on World Suicide Prevention Day!
Equality and good relations in the Northern Trust
Pharmacy technicians selected to present their work
Health and Social care workers urged to get flu vaccine

August 2013
Breastfed babies are welcome at the ‘Auld Lammas Fair’
Greenisland Stakeholder Group helps shape the future of supported living
Older people get extra help at mealtimes
New system to allow GPs to fast track referrals

July 2013

Contractor appointed to build extension to Antrim Neonatal Unit
Support Groups for those Bereaved by Suicide
Northern Trust delighted with Emergency Department statistics
Community equipment service ensures independence
Supported Housing with care for older people
Organ Donation Specialist Nurses support National Transplant Week
Enabling works ended at Braid Valley Hospital
Duchess of Cornwall officially opens The Rowan
New Base Drop in Centre for Larne

June 2013

Nursing service keeping people out of hospital - Poots
Nine Trust Specialist Respiratory Nurses are recognised
Trust scoops four awards at the 2013 Nurse of the Year Awards
New Emergency Department gets ready to open
Northern Trust is up for the challenges ahead
Major refurbishment at Hawthorns Adult Centre


Northern Trust named as one of the CHKS 40 Top Hospitals 2013
Health and Justice commitees visit The Rowan
Radiotherapy Information Session


Glitz and Glam for Eating Disorder Support Group


Call the midwives - raising funds for TinyLife
Smokers in Pomeroy get help to kick the habit
Eat well to keep well in winter!
Northern Ireland's first Sexual Assault Referral Centre
New centres for adults with a learning disability in Cookstown


1 February 2013
Northern Trust launches new pregnancy loss literature at Midwifery training event
Northern Trust Hospital Diversion Team


28 January 2013
New Health and Care Centre for Ballymena

28 January 2013
Foster homes urgently needed for children aged 7 - 12

25 January 2013
Hearty Lives Cookstown Scoops BHF National Award for Partnership Working

25 January 2013
Annual Snowdrop Walk - A time to remember

24 January 2013
Skin care patient support and information evenings

17 January 2013
Managing medicines is key to improved patient care and an efficient health service

14 January 2013
Trust chairman highlights commitment to providing highest standard of care

11 January 2013
Health Minister visits Causeway Hospital

11 January 2013
Trust reaffirms support is available for those in despair

10 January 2013
Hospital Diversion Nursing Team offers comfort to patients in their own homes

7 January 2013
Poetry booklet launched for those bereaved by suicide

3 January 2013
Whitehaven Respite Unit celebrates special birthday

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