New figures show the impact of Sláintecare Healthy Communities

Ireland’s 49 Local Development Companies (LDCs) are identifying the health and wellness needs of their communities and building strategies to address these needs, particularly for those who are living in social and economic deprivation. A pilot initiative – called Sláintecare Healthy Communities, which is a Department of Health/HSE-funded programme that is currently being delivered by 14 LDCs – is having a positive impact on health inequalities throughout Ireland.

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Sláintecare launches national Healthy Communities programme in Darndale

The use of Darndale’s Bell Centre in Belcamp for the launch of the Sláintecare Healthy Communities Programme by Health Minister Stephen Donnelly and Minister of State Frank Feighan today (Wednesday) is an endorsement of the work of Northside Partnership, according to its CEO.

Sláintecare Healthy Communities Programme is a new, cross-Government initiative, with annual funding of €13m from the Department of Health.

It is a partnership between the HSE, local authorities, 

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