COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

  Coronavirus (COVID-19) is a new illness that can affect your lungs and airways. It’s caused by a virus called coronavirus. The Public Health Agency is keeping abreast of the changing situation around COVID-19 (coronavirus) and is continuing to work with partners across the UK, as well as the health service in the Republic of Ireland and our local Health and Social Care system. For more information and to find out how to protect yourself, please visit the Public Health Agency sit...

Welcome to Engage

Welcome to Engage, a central resource for involvement in Health and Social Care (HSC) in Northern Ireland. This website will provide staff, service users, carers and the public with a wide range of information, guides and links to support Personal and Public Involvement (PPI) in HSC. This resource will encourage you to get involved, identify opportunities for involvement across HSC, and showcase the difference it can make. There are also a range of resources and tools to support HSC to involv...

How to involve people?

There are lots of aspects to Personal and Public Involvement (PPI) and doing it well to ensure service users, carers and the public are meaningfully involved in Health and Social Care (HSC). Whether you are a clinician working in a hospital, a manager commissioning a service, or a support worker based in the community, you might need a bit of help to guide you. There are tools and resources available to help HSC staff to undertake PPI. In this section you will find a range of information to...