Northern Ireland Executive

Advice for parents of a child with a severe allergy

If you’re the parent or carer of a child with a severe allergy, there is expert advice available on the supply of EpiPens and other adrenaline auto-injectors.

EpiPen Junior

You might already know about a problem with the supply of EpiPen Junior, which is expected to last several months. 

If you have...Read More »

Information and advice if looking for work

If you’re looking for a job, there is a wide range of advice on nidirect. From training programmes to careers guidance, including tips on writing your CV, you’ll find useful practical information to help. 

Develop your skills

Whether you’re a school leaver or someone looking to return to work, developing your...Read More »

Be aware of breast cancer signs and get checked early

All women are urged to be ‘breast aware’ and to recognise that lumps aren’t the only sign of breast cancer to look out for. It’s vital to get checked early and go for screening when invited.

Signs and symptoms

It is important for women to look out for changes in the...Read More »

Apply for fireworks licence and use approved retailers

If you wish to buy, have, or use fireworks you need a fireworks licence. It is an offence to buy or have fireworks without one. Applications for a licence must be sent in by Tuesday 23 October if you want to use them over the Halloween period.

Application form for...Read More »

Parents urged to make sure children get flu vaccine

All parents and guardians of eligible children are urged to take up the offer of free flu vaccination to help prevent the spread of the virus. The vaccine is being offered to pre-school and primary school children.

Getting the vaccine

The flu virus spreads through the air. Because young children...Read More »

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