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Community Constituency Craigavon Health Upper Bann

Southern Trust Hosts Regional Social Work Conference

A major social work conference hosted by the Southern Trust was held at Craigavon Civic Centre recently. The event, titled ‘Celebrating Community Development in Social Work – where to next?’ was a partnership between service users, community groups, the Department of Health, the Northern Ireland Social Care Council, Ulster University, Health Trusts and social workers […]

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Community Constituency Craigavon Health Newry Newry and Armagh

Meeting the Needs of Family Carers of People with Learning Disability

Carers and other key stakeholders from across the Southern Trust have attended a series of co-production workshops to contribute to the development of a strategy for meeting the needs of family carers of those with a learning disability. The workshops were facilitated by a research team from the University of Ulster at Jordanstown. Prior to […]

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Community Constituency Craigavon Health Newry and Armagh South Down Upper Bann

Trust Remembrance Service for Babies, Children and Young People

The Southern Trust is hosting a special service of remembrance and thanksgiving for parents and families who have been bereaved through pregnancy loss or the death of a baby, child or young person in Craigavon Area Hospital or the wider community. The service will take place on Sunday 21 May at 3.00pm in Seagoe Parish […]

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ABC Council Community Constituency Council Craigavon Government Sport Upper Bann

On Your Marks, Get Set, Go for Annual Craigavon Lakes 10k, 5k & 1k races!

Athletes, fun runners and active families are being urged to lace up their running shoes and register for the annual Craigavon Lakes 10K race, 5K run or 1K fun run taking place on Wednesday 7th June 2023! Organised by Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon Borough Council, and sponsored and supported by Tesco, McKeever Sports and […]

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ABC Council Community Constituency Council Craigavon Election 2023 Elections Government Politics Upper Bann

SDLP Nominates Craigavon Candidates

The SDLP has nominated Councillor Declan McAlinden and Jackie Coade as its candidates for the Criagavon area in the upcoming local government election. Councillor McAlinden and Ms Coade have handed in their nomination forms to Armagh, Banbridge and Craigavon Borough Council. SDLP Leader Colum Eastwood said the pair would be a formidable team for people in the area. Foyle MP […]

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Campaigns Community Constituency Craigavon Daisy Hill Health International Newry Newry and Armagh Upper Bann

Masterclass for International Nurses

The Southern Health and Social Care Trust has teamed up with the Nursing Midwifery Council (NMC) to host a masterclass for international nurse colleagues. Over the past number of months, 132 new international nurses have joined the Southern Trust team in permanent posts across Craigavon, Daisy Hill, Lurgan and South Tyrone hospitals. All new international […]

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Community Constituency Craigavon Education Government Stormont Upper Bann

Coade Slams Cut to Education Support With Single Day’s Notice

SDLP Craigavon representative Jackie Coade has slammed a decision by the Department of Education to give school leaders a single day’s notice of their intention to end important education support programmes across Northern Ireland. Principals were informed that funding for the Healthy Happy Minds Pilot and the Engage programme would cease from 31st March. It […]

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Community Constituency Craigavon Election 2023 Elections Government Politics Upper Bann Westminster

Jackie Coade Joins SDLP

Social Democratic and Labour Party Leader Colum Eastwood MP has welcomed Jackie Coade to the party. Ms Coade has joined the SDLP and will be one of the party’s candidates in the Craigavon area in the upcoming local government election. Foyle MP Mr Eastwood said: “I’m absolutely delighted to welcome a person of the caliber […]

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Community Constituency Craigavon Health Newry Newry and Armagh South Down Upper Bann

Maximising Feeding Outcomes for Babies and Children

Almost 100 people have attended an event dedicated to educating families and health professionals about feeding challenges with babies and children. The Southern Health and Social Care Trust’s Paediatric Feeding Service (PFS) recently held their third annual information day at Seagoe Parish Centre. During the six hour event, the PFS team, which includes Paediatricians, Dietitians […]

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Community Constituency Craigavon Health Newry Newry and Armagh South Down Upper Bann

Group of Breastfeeding Peer Support Volunteers Ready to Support Other Mums

New mums can discuss any concerns they have about breastfeeding with peer mums who can support them on their breastfeeding journey. The Southern Health and Social Care Trust’s latest cohort of Breastfeeding Peer Support Workers have recently completed their eight week Breastfeeding Management & Relationship Building programme and are now ready to take on referrals […]