Poots welcomes closer cooperation with Finland on Healthcare Innovation

A Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) has been agreed between Northern Ireland and the City of Oulu in Finland to underpin closer co-operation on new healthcare initiatives.

Health Minister, Edwin Poots said the effective use of new technological solutions would be a focal point for both parties to the agreement.

The Minister stated, “Both Northern Ireland and the City of Oulu have embraced the Connected Health Ecosystem model to help stimulate healthcare innovation. I believe that this agreement will help to foster collaboration between our respective ecosystems, and to nurture and promote their future development.”

Read more: DHSSPS Press Release 

About Toni Bunting

Toni joined Ireland’s longest established telecare company, TASK Community Care in 2009, and is responsible for operations and business development in its Northern Ireland division. Having originally planned for a career in the legal profession, she gained her Bachelor of Laws degree in 2004, and subsequently completed the Legal Practice Course at the College of Law of England and Wales. Toni also holds a Master’s Degree in Management & Corporate Governance and has carried out various legal research/publications work for the Law Centre (NI) on a voluntary basis, with a focus on Community Care Law.
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