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Featured consultations

On this page you will find featured government consultations that are currently running.

Featured consultations

Consultation on the reform and transformation of health and social care in Northern Ireland

The Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety (DHSSPS) is seeking your views on the preferred option for reforming health and social care in Northern Ireland.

The preferred option seeks to remove unnecessary layers from the current health and social care system. This includes closing down the Health and Social Board and increasing accountability. The consultation asks for your views on the following areas:

  • less red tape
  • more responsive to innovation
  • accountability and performance management
  • comissioning and planning
  • new structures

You can download documents and find out more, including how to respond on the DHSSPS website.

Deadline for response - 5 pm 12 February 2016

Consultation on a Domestic Abuse Offence and Domestic Violence Disclosure Scheme

The Department of Justice (DOJ) is seeking your views on a potential new offence of domestic abuse and the establishment of a Domestic Violence Disclosure Scheme.

The consultation asks you to consider:

  • creating a specific offence to capture patterns of coercive and controlling behaviour in intimate relationships
  • whether current arrangements can be enhanced by the establishment of a Domestic Violence Disclosure Scheme in Northern Ireland

You can download documents and find out more, including how to respond on the DOJ website.

Deadline for response - 5 pm 29 April 2016

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