News and Events

2018 News items are listed below

As Ovarian Cancer Awareness month draws to a close Belfast Trust’s Consultant Gynae Oncologist, Elaine Craig, has urged women to be aware of the symptoms and openly discuss the disease with family and friends.

Coming up the Lagan in a Bubble!

Belfast Trust Fostering Service has marked World Social Work day by coming up the Lagan in a bubble!

Celebration of Nurses and Midwives

“Nursing is the glue that unites practice and behaviour, and underpins the delivery of a safe and effective practice” was the message at Fridays’ Celebration of Nursing and Midwifery organised by the Belfast Trust.

Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month - Mary's Story

Mary tells her story of being diagnosed with ovarian cancer at the age of 25, what her experience was and how raising awareness is important to ensure people are prepared.

Getting Ready for Baby a hit with first time parents

As Mother’s Day 2018 approaches many expectant parents will be looking forward to spending this day next year with a new addition to their family. While they will be happy and excited, it is also perfectly normal to feel a bit nervous on the upcoming pregnancy, childbirth and parenthood. This is where the Getting Ready for Baby Programme can help parents right across Northern Ireland.

Belfast Festival of Learning

The third Belfast Festival of Learning takes place on 5-11 March, and what a week it is shaping up to be!

Double WellChild celebration at Childrens Hospital

There was a double celebration at Royal Belfast Hospital for Sick Children on Thursday 22nd February to officially mark the appointment of WellChild Nurse, Ruth Harte, and belatedly present the Paediatric Respiratory Team with a WellChild Award which they could not collect in October due to Storm Ophelia.

Block Room wins Healthcare Award

The Belfast Block Room at Musgrave Park Hospital has won the Innovation Award at the Randox Health Healthcare Awards 2018.

Belfast Trust, Southern Trust, and Western Trust welcome the publication of The Report of The Inquiry into Hyponatreamia-related deaths.

Northern Ireland launches its participation in the UK 100,000 Genomes Project

Here's a paradox for you: having a rare disease is a very common problem. One hundred thousand people in Northern Ireland - one in 17 – are affected by a rare disorder, defined as a condition which affects less than 5 per 10,000 people in the population.

Midwife Led Unit celebrates 1000th baby

The Midwife Led Unit (MLU), at the Mater Hospital Belfast, delivered their 1000th baby on 3rd January when Christine and Johnathan McGrandle welcomed their new addition, Spencer, to the family.

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