8 year old Tina Rafferty from Pomeroy has won a competition to design a logo for the Southern Health and Social Care Trust’s new Paediatric Epilepsy information packs.
Eileen Kerr from Portadown recently donated gifts for patients of the Glenanne Unit at Craigavon Area Hospital.
Can you come to a meeting in Dunsilly Hotel in Antrim on Monday 5th June (7pm to 9pm) and help us to identify how we can improve services for these conditions?
The Southern Health and Social Care Trust held a workshop to help Trust staff and other organisations who work with families prepare for Child Safety Week.
The Southern Health and Social Care Trust recently held a Fostering and Adoption information evening ‘til I grow up’ - as part of Foster Care Fortnight Celebrations. (8-21 May 2017)
Waringstown Women’s Institute have donated £1,043 to the Renal Unit at Daisy Hill Hospital.
A spokesperson for the Southern Health and Social Care Trust said:
“Following the outbreak of ransomware across the NHS over the weekend we can advise that at this time we are not aware of any similar incidents in any Northern Ireland healthcare organisations.
Roberta Brownlee, Southern Trust Chairperson and the fashion shop ‘The Snooty Fox’ have handed over £7,000 to Marie Curie.
Adults with learning disabilities have recently been participating in a range of physical activities and sports, as part of the Southern Trust’s Fit 4 U 2 Programme.
Participants of the Southern Trust Fit 4 U Project in Dungannon have been taking part in group exercise sessions, which have incorporated tai chi practices and relaxation.
Dr John Harty Consultant Nephrologist thanks Mr and Mrs Janet and Gordon Gilliland for their generous donation of £310.00 to the Renal Unit at Daisy Hill Hospital.
A Trust spokesperson said:
“We welcome the public support for Daisy Hill Hospital and the public rally will be another opportunity for local people to express support for the hospital and the excellent services provided by our staff.
The Southern Trust has opened a Health and Wellbeing Hub located in Craigavon Area Hospital’s Broadway corridor.
The Southern Health and Social Care Trust recently refurbished a clinic at Lurgan Health and Social Service Centre which maintains PICC lines for patients receiving intravenous treatments.
Helen Johnston from Portadown recently donated baby clothes to the Neonatal Unit at Craigavon Area Hospital as a thank you to the staff for their exceptional care.
The Southern Health and Social Care Trust’s maternity team are marking ‘International Day of the Midwife’ (Friday 5th May) with information events in Daisy Hill and Craigavon Area Hospital maternity departments.
The Southern Health and Social Care Trust has recruited a bilingual Speech and Language Therapy Assistant to help meet the needs of the growing Polish population in the area.
The Southern Health and Social Care Trust has secured system-wide support to sustain 24/7 emergency services at Daisy Hill Hospital.
The Friends of Daisy Hill group recently donated a number of luxury items to the wards of Daisy Hill Hospital.
The Southern Health and Social Care Trust has agreed with the Department of Health to hold a regional summit on options to safely sustain the Emergency Department in Daisy Hill Hospital.
Today sees the launch of a new Health and Social Care (HSC) App for HSC foster carers, ‘Fostering in a Digital World’, the first of its kind in Northern Ireland.
An urgent appeal for new foster carers to come forward has been launched by the Southern Health and Social Care Trust as the number of children who require permanent placements with families in foster care continues to grow.
To mark Dying Matters Awareness Week, (May 8th-14th May 2017) the Southern Health and Social Care Trust is hosting three public events to talk about living and dying.
Over one hundred Easter eggs brought a smile to the faces of children spending time in hospital when IT Manager Jason Donnan and Virgin Media Business representatives John and Kaval delivered them to the Children’s wards at Craigavon and Daisy Hill Hospital.
Joe and Julia Murnin have donated £250 to the Mandeville Unit at Craigavon Area Hospital.
On-going efforts to ensure a safe, sustainable Emergency Department at Daisy Hill Hospital will be discussed at a meeting of the Southern Health and Social Services Trust Board today (Thursday April 13th).
The Southern Health and Social Care Trust has hosted a conference focusing on child neglect.
Neglect is the ongoing failure to meet a child's basic needs and is the most common form of child abuse across the UK (NSPCC).
From Tuesday 11th April a new road layout will come into operation at the front of Craigavon Area Hospital to make way for the construction of a link corridor between the main hospital building and new Paediatric Unit.
Weaver Cancer Support Group has donated £165 to the Mandeville Unit at Craigavon Area Hospital.
The Murphy family from Banbridge have donated £1,000 to the Mandeville and Glenanne Unit at Craigavon Area Hospital
An awards event has taken place to celebrate the successes of young people in care
The Southern Health and Social Care Trust is running a series of free Stress Management classes.
Pauline Faughey and Padraig Traynor have donated £2,280 to the Mandeville and Glenanne Unit at Craigavon Area Hospital.
Family and friends of Pamela Robinson have very kindly donated £1,000 to the Mandeville Unit at Craigavon Hospital in her memory.
The Southern Health and Social Care Trust Board were updated on the staffing challenges facing the Emergency Department (ED) in Newry’s Daisy Hill Hospital at a public meeting today (Thursday 30th March).
The Southern Health and Social Care Trust is appealing to drivers to be considerate when parking around the Linenbridge Centre in Banbridge.
Craigavon Area Hospital is hosting a special service to give thanks for and remember babies and children who have died.
To mark Autism Awareness Week (27 March – 2nd April) a group of young people with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) from the Southern Trust are showcasing an exhibition of their artwork.
The Southern Health and Social Care Trust Fit 4 U programme recently supported a Boccia Tournament for people with physical and/or sensory disabilities from across the Trust area.
The Macmillan Cancer Information and Support Centre in Craigavon Area Hospital, has been publicly recognised for the high standards of care it provides to people living with cancer in the local area.
A new discharge lounge has opened at Craigavon Area Hospital to help ensure that the most acutely ill patients get a bed as soon as possible.
The Southern Health and Social Care Trust in partnership with MindWise is introducing a new range of day opportunities for people with mental health issues that will promote wellbeing and greater social inclusion.
Adults with learning disabilities from across the Southern Trust area recently participated in a Fit 4 U 2 Team Building Day at Craigavon Leisure Centre.
Fit 4 U 2 provides physical activities and sports for people with learning disabilities.
Friends, Family, Staff and Customers of David Morrow (Bessbrook) have recently donated £4,000 to the Mandeville Unit at Craigavon Area Hospital in his memory.
A new service to help improve leg health for patients who experience swelling due to circulatory problems or obesity, is now available on a pilot basis to people across the Southern Health and Social Care Trust area.
The Southern Trust is ‘Proud to be a Quitter’ as it celebrates one year Smoke Free this No Smoking Day (8 March 2017).
Patients, visitors and Trust employees are reaping the benefits of a healthier, cleaner and more pleasant environment since the implementation of the Smoke Free Health & Social Care Sites policy on 9 March 2016.
The Southern Health and Social Care Trust has recently organised a film making workshop for young people who use the Autism Spectrum Disorder and Child and Adolescent Mental Health Connect Service.
To mark World Social Work Day on Monday 20th March, the Southern Health and Social Care Trust is raising awareness of how social workers make a difference to so many local people.
Staff and parents have shared their views on the interior design for the new paediatric centre at Daisy Hill Hospital.
Dr Rosemary Black, an Associate Specialist in Dermatology for the Southern Health and Social Care Trust, has received a Lifetime Achievement Award at the Northern Ireland Healthcare Awards.
Moy Park Charity Committee has recently donated £2,020 to the Mandeville Unit at Craigavon Area Hospital.
The Southern Health and Social Care Trust has developed a series of infomercials to help people self-treat a range of very common minor conditions.
A reception to recognise the invaluable contribution of Southern Trust Foster Carers has been hosted by Garath Keating, Lord Mayor of Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon Borough (ABC) Council.
The Southern Trust has hosted a Wellbeing Day to celebrate and thank foster, kinship and adoptive carers across the Armagh and Dungannon area.
Do you know a member of health and social care staff who has provided exceptional treatment and care for you or your relative?
The Southern Health and Social Care Trust has hosted a special celebration event to share and learn from some of the Best Practice across Allied Health Professional Services.
The Southern Trust had information stands displayed in Craigavon and Newry this week to celebrate Care Day NI, an event co-ordinated by VOYPIC (Voice of Young People in Care) on February 15.
A new campaign has been launched this week to remind people how to use the GP Out of hours service (GPOOH).
The Moderator of the Presbyterian Church in Ireland, the Very Reverend Doctor Frank Sellar has visited Daisy Hill Hospital.
We are making an urgent appeal to people to please consider where they are parking on our sites.
A new Northern Ireland sign language version of the Driving Theory Test practice questions has been developed by the Southern Health and Social Care Trust.
The Southern Health and Social Care Trust is celebrating reaching its one millionth record using the PARIS electronic record.
A home treatment service for people with a severe mental health crisis is now available across the Southern Health and Social Care Trust 24 hours a day – seven days a week.
The Southern Health and Social Care Trust today thanked the local community for their generous donations over the past 18 months.
The Southern Health and Social Care Trust is hosting a special service of remembrance for patients, clients and staff who have died on Tuesday 21st February, 2017 at 7.30pm in Seagoe Parish Centre, Portadown.
Parents across Northern Ireland are being urged to be aware of the risk of Child Sexual Exploitation.
Do you know a member of health and social care staff who has provided exceptional treatment and care for you or your relative?
The Slimming World Seagoe Tuesday Group recently donated £100 to the Mandeville Unit at Craigavon Area Hospital.
Eimear Devlin from Dungannon recently donated gifts for patients of the Glenanne Unit, Craigavon Area Hospital.
Mullaghbrack Social Dance members have recently donated £1,500 to the Mandeville Unit at Craigavon Area Hospital.
Dr David McEneaney, Consultant Cardiologist for the Southern Health and Social Care Trust is set to join a charity mission to Bolivia next month.
The Southern Health & Social Care Trust has achieved Platinum status at the recent 2016 Northern Ireland Environmental Benchmarking Survey, the highest scoring level.
A free workshop to raise awareness of the risks posed to babies and young children by blind cords is being held in South Tyrone Hospital on Wednesday 25th January from 10am – 1pm.
The Southern Health and Social Care Trust has received two ‘cuddle cots’ to help parents during the very sad loss of a baby.
The Southern Health and Social Care Trust has hosted a consultation event to allow service users and carers to feedback on their experience of moving from Children’s to Adult Services. The evening was well attended and provided a good forum for discussion.
The Southern Health and Social Care Trust is supporting a new NHS Blood and Transplant campaign calling on people of all ages to take a few minutes of their time online to register as an organ donor.
A new physiotherapy service is helping to speed up care for patients who come to Craigavon Area Hospital’s Emergency Department with musculoskeletal problems.
The Southern Health and Social Care Trust has launched a new programme for first time parents.
A number of families who have a child with a disability in the Newry and Mourne area are benefitting from the help of a Family Support Worker.