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On June 6th, Community Development and Health Network (CDHN) celebrated the launch of the Building the Community-Pharmacy Partnership (BCPP) Impact Report in Long Gallery, Stormont.  Health Minister, Mike Nesbitt, Chair of the Health Committee, Liz Kimmins, and Chief Pharmaceutical Officer, Professor Cathy Harrison spoke at the event.

Fifth year celebration of the Elevate Community Mentoring and Grants programme

On 22 May 2024: Community and voluntary groups across Northern Ireland will gather in Kildress, county Tyrone to celebrate their local and collective achievements of the Elevate Community Mentoring and Grants programme.  

CDHN’s Elevate Team were delighted to host a BAME Networking event in Footprint’s Women’s Centre on Wednesday 6th March. All our current Elevate mentees were invited, including the seven groups who work with the BAME community, to hear about services and resources available throughout the region. 

Community Development and Health Network (CDHN) is delighted to announce that £22,500 will be invested in community groups across NI. In the latest round of level one Building the Community Pharmacy Partnership (BCPP), nine highly worthy groups were successful in securing £2,500 for their project.

CDHN staff and Board would like to thank everyone who attended our 29th AGM and Annual Networking Event at Oxford Island, earlier in September. This year's theme was Communities Working and Learning Together to address Health Inequalities.

We were delighted to meet our new mentee groups as we kick off the fourth successful year of the Elevate Community Mentoring and Grants Programme in Banbridge on 28 September 2023. 21 groups were successful in securing up to £5,000 through the Public Health Agency (PHA) funded programme through the Transformation Work Stream, delivered by Community Development and Health Network (CDHN).

Kilcooley Women's Centre

One of CDHN's key areas of work is providing training and support to develop understanding and skills in community-based approaches to tackle health inequalities.   We provide training and support to our members and beyond including people in communities, community and voluntary organisations, health and social care and t

On Friday (16 June 2023) the Community Development & Health Network (CDHN) launched their new research report ‘Our Lives, Our Meds, Our Health: Exploring Medication Safety through a Social Lens’.  This exploratory study was the first of its kind in Northern Ireland (NI) to improve the understanding of how people's social and personal circumstances can influence how they take their medicatio

The Public Health Agency, the Community Development & Health Network (CDHN) and community partners gathered on Monday at Lislagan farm, Ballymoney, to celebrate their achievements and share their learning to mark the end of the fourth successful Elevate Community Mentoring Programme.

Centred Soul, Newry is celebrating receiving funding to deliver the 1000th Building the Community-Pharmacy Partnership (BCPP) programme to improve the health and wellbeing of women in the local community.

The BCPP programme is led by Community Development and Health Network (CDHN) in Northern Ireland and is funded by the Department of Health.