Health

NHSCT Advertise District Nurse Position on Rathlin

Wednesday 25 October

Home Care Workers

Monday 16 November 2015

The Northern Health and Social Care Trust - after discussions with the RDCA - is now seeking to recruit Home Care Workers based on the island. The posts will have 20 hour per week fixed term contracts - to be reviewed annually. The Trust also intends to create a waiting list for as and when required cover for staff leave.

Threatened Closure of Dalriada Hospital

Friday 7 November 2014

As island residents will know, the Dalriada Hospital in Ballycastle has been earmarked by the Northern Health and Social Care Trust for "temporary" closure by the end of this month. The RDCA Committee is lending its full support to the campaign to reverse this decision. We are inviting Rathlin residents to join the protest outside the hospital on Wednesday 12th November between 12.45 and 1.30 (or longer if you prefer!) Those on Facebook may be aware that the community campaign against the hospital closure has its own group "Save the Dal", which keeps people up to date with a host of information and actions. There is also an online petition to the Minister here, or for those who prefer, there are hard copies of a petition in the shop, post office and the ferry office in Ballycastle as well as dozens of locations across the Moyle area.

GP Visit

Tuesday 15 January 2013

Dr Hegarty/Hasson/Nawaz GP practice would like to apologise to clients who were not informed of the proposed visit in January. The next visit from the GP will be in March 2013 (date to be announced & weather permitting).

Thank you to nurse Jackie McGlynn


Photo: Brian Teggart

Tuesday 20 November 2012

The Richard Branson Centre was packed on Monday when the island community gathered to say a thank you to nurse Jackie McGlynn, and to wish her all the best for the future.

Doctor's Visit

Friday 21 October 2011

Dr McLister will be visiting the island on Wednesday 16th November, and will be available in the clinic from 9.15am to 11.30am.

Rathlin First Responders Recruiting

Monday 10 October 2011

The First Responders team on the island are recruiting again. Supported by the HSC and Dalriada Urgent Care, the team of local volunteers are highly trained in CPR and in particular in the use of defibrillators. If anyone is interested in getting involved, and receiving the free training, please contact the Resource Centre.

Flu vaccinations

Tuesday 27 September 2011

Dr Nawaz will be visiting the island on Wednesday 5th October, and will be available in the clinic in the Manor House from 9.10am to 11.45am. The flu vaccination will be available.

Temporary Home Care Worker

Thursday 22 September 2011

The Northern Health and Social Care Trust has announced that it is recruiting a Temporary Home Care Worker for the Island:

'First Responder' Training

Monday 5 July 2010

Dalriada Urgent Care facilitators gave the first day of training to volunteer 'First Responders' from Rathlin last week. Nine people received initial training in emergency CPR and the use of defibrillators, with two more to be trained on a second date.

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