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Prison officers in Northern Ireland watched as a mentally ill prisoner blinded himself but did not intervene, a watchdog said. Extreme and shocking self-harm was inflicted by Sean Lynch at the high-security Maghaberry Prison in Co Antrim in June 2014. Warders did not step in during the hour-long ordeal because…
Northern Ireland Health Minister, Michelle O’Neill, has launched a consultation on Protect Life 2 – a strategy for suicide prevention in the north of Ireland. The consultation was launched to coincide with the 2016 World Suicide Prevention Day ( Saturday 10 September) with a theme of 'Connect, Communicate, Care' -…
NI Health Minister Michelle O’Neill has announced an extension of the Physical and Sensory Disability Strategy and Action Plan to 30 September 2017. The Minister was speaking following a visit to Disability Action in Belfast (pictured), where she met with members of the Strategy Implementation Group (SIG) to discuss the…
The number of older people in Ireland looks set to almost double over the next 15 years, according to new research. By 2031, there will be nearly one million people aged 65 or over - a rise of 86.4%, a policy briefing from Social Justice Ireland has found. During the…
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