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Modernising Health and Social Care Pathology Services – Consultation

Modernising Health and Social Care Pathology Services – Consultation closed

Closes: 5pm on Friday 24 February 2017

The Health and Social Care Board (HSCB), in partnership with the Pathology Network, is undertaking a public consultation on proposals to modernise and transform Northern Ireland Health and Social Care Pathology services, including Blood Transfusion Service (NIBTS).

Views are invited from HSC Pathology service staff, teams, professional bodies, academic institutions and/or anyone that may be affected by or have opinions about the proposals.

If you have any comments on the proposals, please respond by 5pm on Friday 24 February 2017.

Consultation documents

Letter - Modernising HSC Pathology Services95 KiB1546
Proposals For Change - Modernising HSC Pathology Services1.4 MiB4476
Response Form - Modernising HSC Pathology Services Consultation0.9 MiB1233
Equality Screening - Modernising HSC Pathology Services0.4 MiB1215
Public Notice1.0 MiB1099

Department of Health Press Release – Proposals to improve pathology services – consultation

How to Respond

Comments are invited on the consultation questions listed in Appendix 1 of the consultation document.

You can respond to the consultation online, by e-mail or in writing as follows:

Online Form: https://hscforms.hscni.net/modernisingpathology
By email: PathologyModernisation@hscni.net
By Post: Modernising HSC Pathology Services Consultation
3rd Floor, Commissioning Directorate
HSCB Headquarters
12-22 Linenhall Street
Belfast BT2 8BS

The HSCB is committed to making information as accessible as possible and to promoting meaningful engagement. The consultation document can be made available on request and where reasonably practicable in an alternative format e.g. braille, audio formats, large print or minority languages to meet the needs of those for whom English is not their first language.

The HSCB and representatives of the NI Pathology Network Team will consider requests for meetings with stakeholders during the consultation period. Requests can be made by email to PathologyModernisation@hscni.net or by telephone to ‘Modernising HSC Pathology Services Consultation’ 0300 555 0115, or in writing to the address above.