Coronavirus Northern Ireland: Minister Swann welcomes additional Covid-19 funding

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Friday, May 22nd, 2020

Health Minister Robin Swann has welcomed the additional funding announced this week by Health Secretary Matt Hancock.


Speaking to Newry Times, Minister Swann said, “I very much welcome the allocation of additional funding to Northern Ireland.


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“This money, of course, will not automatically come to my Department.

“The allocation is very timely as I am bringing a paper to the Executive seeking investment in the care home workforce.



“Care home measures set out in England – such as providing wellbeing support for staff, seeking to limit staff movement between homes, and increasing clinical support to care homes – reflect steps already taken here in NI,” he added.




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