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The Public Health Agency invites you to participate in a consultation of the draft Mental and Emotional Health and Wellbeing and Suicide Prevention Training Framework.   

The Framework has been developed following extensive engagement and consultation events held in 2017 and 2018.


We would recommend the following steps if you would like to participate:




  1. Download and read the draft Training Framework  available on PHA website


  1. Answer the questions in the Survey Monkey site 


  1. Submit your survey responses by clicking on the box at the end of the survey



The consultation on the draft training framework will close on

Thursday 12th December.

A Strategy for Personal and Public Involvement (PPI) in Cancer Research in Northern Ireland 2019-2024
NICTN_NICRCF PPI Strategy FINAL consulta[...]
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RURAL COMMUNITIES - COFFEE & CHAT - We'd like to hear your views

Wednesday 6 February - Wald Centre, Cullyhanna  11.00am  

Come along to chat about:

Austerity, Cost of living & Benefit changes, Post Brexit Connections


If you have had recent

contact, care or treatment


Mental Health Services

during the last 12 months


10,000more voices

would like to hear your story



CLICK HERE to access the link

printed on the poster


Future Skills Strategy - A Stakeholder Engagement event

Dungannon 17 February      Enniskillen 20 February

Click HERE

Online Reserach Survey
Participants aged 18+ needed for an online questionnaire study!
Research question:
The influence of parental decision-making and adverse childhood experiences on adult functioning.
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New Z-Card for 2019 (Directory of Services to help improve Mental Health)
Southern card 2019 final.pdf
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Inaugural Practice Development Conference - 30th November - Edenderry Hall, Seagoe Parish Centre - 9am-1pm
Demonstrating Impact on Nursing, Midwifery and AHP Practice for Sustainable Change and Quality Improvement. Keynote speaker: Lorna Peelo-Kilroe, HSE Lead for National Programme to Enable Cultures of Person-centredness. To book a place please email paula.mccluskey@southerntrust.hscni.net
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Northern Ireland Housing Executive Consultation

Community Involvement Strategy 2018-2023


NIHE are commencing a 12 week consultation process for the draft                          Community Involvement Strategy 2018-2023. 


There are three regional events scheduled.

  • 4th October - 10.30-12.30pm                                                                  10th Floor Conference Room - Belfast Area Office - Great Victoria Street, Belfast
  • 5th October - 10.30-12.30pm                                                                      Room 8, Twickenham House, 36 Mount Street, Ballymena
  • 9th October - - 10.30-12.30pm                                                                    2nd Floor Conference Room, Marlborough House, Craigavon


SURVEY: 10,000 Voices Delirium Survey


Delirium is caused by a disturbance of brain function. It can be used to describe a state of sudden confusion and change in a person's behaviour and alertness. Have you or someone you know had an episode of Delirium in the past year? Make your voice heard and help plan future services by completing the Delirium Survey.



Department for Communities Consultation

The Future of Housing Sales Schemes


This public consultation is the next stage of the Department for Communitie's work in response to the decision by the Office for National Statistics to reclassify Registered Housing Assoiciations to the public sector. This consultation seeks the views of interested parties on the future of the House Sales Scheme.



Daisy Hill Hospital - Implementing Pathfinder E-Zine
July 2018
DHH PFG Monthly Newsletter July 2018.pdf
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Alzheimer's Society - Dementia Friendly Communities

Northern Ireland Survey



The Alzheimer's Society is carrying out research to find out what living in a dementia friendly society means to you. They would like to hear the views of people living with dementia, affected by dementia, the general public, statuatory, community and voluntary groups. The survey is anonymous and should take 10 minutes to complete. Click link to access link.



Latest Peer Support Staff take post in Southern Trust

For the first time in the Southern Trust, a team of Mental Health Peer Support Workers will be based on an actute inpatient ward. Peer support workers are also active in the community teams and PICU.



10,000 Voices surveys are now available on our website, with their own page located HERE.


for advice on Welfare Service Changes

0808 802 0020

Mental Health Related Submissions are welcome from

Statutory, Community  and Voluntary services/organisations across

The Southern Health and Social Care Trust Area.


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