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£22,500 invested in local communities to reduce health inequalities across Northern Ireland (NI)

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. This funding will enable the groups to work in partnership with local pharmacists to improve health and well-being in their communities.

BCPP is funded by the Department of Health (DoH), delivered in partnership with CDHN. The programme connects communities and the world of pharmacy together. Participants bring their knowledge, skills and lived experience to improve their health and well-being.  

The following groups will be awarded funding:

  • Sacred Heart Boxing Club and Camlough Pharmacy
  • Straidbilly Primary School PTA and Matthewson’s Pharmacy
  • The OK Club and Meigh Pharmacy
  • Mid Ulster Agewell and Moneymore Pharmacy
  • Mid Ulster Wellness Association and Valley Pharmacy
  • Newton Together Men’s Shed and McConville’s Pharmacy
  • St Dympna’s Ladies GFC and McDermott’s Pharmacy
  • The Brain Injury Foundation and Camlough Pharmacy
  • Warrenpoint Women’s Group and McKeagney Chemists

The next round of level one funding will be Thursday 29 February 2024. For more information and to download an application pack, click here.