GPNI Webinar: Mental Health Update: Perinatal Mental Health

We are delighted to be joined by Dr Janine Lynch to give us an update on progress on the Specialist Perinatal Mental Health Services for NI as well as sharing her expertise in the area and highlighting the latest guidance in managing Perinatal  Mental...

CEV : Gestational Diabetes Flowchart

Courtesy of the RCGP Shielding Resource   https://elearning.rcgp.org.uk/course/view.php?id=377[divi_wpfd_single_file file_params="{%22selected_file_id%22:23506,%22selected_category_id%22:113,%22selected_file_name%22:%22Shielding...

GPNI Webinar – Leadership Skills for Everyone

Leadership is not about your job title or your qualifications; leadership is about how you contribute, interact and step forward.  This session is for every member of the team and aims to help us recognise our existing leadership skills and encourage us to become...

Mental Health Service for University Students (SMHS) – Pilot

A new pilot mental health service for university students (SMHS) has been set up by the Belfast HSC Trust in conjunction with Ulster University and Queen's University, Belfast. It is a service for students who: Are attending Ulster University or Queen's University...

Prediction models for covid-19 outcomes

Novel clinical risk prediction models (QCOVID) have been developed and evaluated to identify risks of short term severe outcomes due to covid-19 The risk models have excellent discrimination and are well calibrated; they will be regularly updated as the absolute...

Belfast Trust – Links Newsletter – 2nd Edition

Belfast Trust and Primary Care Forum welcome you to our second edition of the Links newsletter. Our collaborative working has never been so vital in addressing the increasing and unprecedented pressures on our health and social care system as a whole as result of...

Extending the GP cohorts for COVID-19 vaccination

"I wrote to you on 26th January about extending the GP cohorts for COVID-19 vaccination. Practices were asked to start actively calling and vaccinating patients in the 75-79 and 70-74 age groups and those who are Clinically Extremely Vulnerable (CEV) as their...

COVID-19 vaccination deliveries

Practices have really risen to the challenge of this vaccination programme. By 4th February you had collectively vaccinated over 115,000 patients including around 90% of patients aged 80 or over. I would like to thank you for all the hard work and enthusiasm.  I...

GPNI have brought together a large multi-disciplinary working group to generate and collate the most up to date and relevant information for Northern Ireland Primary Care.  Below you will find important updates regarding the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic along with primary care specific guidance.  This is a developing resource which will be updated as new information and guidelines become available.

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