Finnish Delegation Visit NIAS

NIAS hosted a delegation of Health and Social Care representatives from Finland this morning.

IMG_0518The group are on the final day of their visit, undertaken to find out a bit more about how Health and Social Care is implemented here with a view to introducing their own model.

Our visitors were met by Dr David McManus, John Wright, Michelle Lemon, Ciaran McKenna and Frank Rafferty.

Following a short presentation outlining the role of NIAS and how we fit into the HSC system, with a particular eIMG_0527mphasis on the recent introduction of new alternative care pathways, the party were shown into our control room and also met with frontline staff, John Fox, Brian McKee and Andy Moore.

Before leaving, the group were presented with a memento of their visit and thanked us for our hospitality.

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