Human Rights Inquiry: Emergency Healthcare

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​The Human Rights Inquiry into Emergency Healthcare has now finished its public hearings across Northern Ireland. Watch the Panel speak about the Inquiry and its aims:

(This video features Professor Paul Hunt, former UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to Health and member of the Emergency Healthcare panel, speaking about the inquiry and its aims).

Notes to editors

  1. The Commission initiated a Human Rights Inquiry into Emergency Healthcare in the summer of 2014. The Commission held public hearings across N.I from September to December 2014. It will publish its final report and recommendations to the Northern Ireland Executive in Spring 2015.
  2. The Inquiry Panel included NIHRC Chief Commissioner Les Allamby, Commissioner Marion Reynolds, and Professor Paul Hunt, the former United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Right to Health
  3. Find out more about the Inquiry here
  4. This film includes footage from public hearings in Belfast, Omagh, Bangor, Downpatrick, Ballymena and Derry/Londonderry.You can watch all the public hearings again here

16 Dec 2014