It will be ‘Business as usual’ for Health and Social Care during Giro d’Italia, according to the HSCB.
Health and Social Care organisations are working with organisations including the PSNI and Local Government to help ensure minimal disruption during the event.
A spokesperson for the Health and Social Care Board (HSCB) says the public should continue to access their local primary care services such as their GP Practice, Out of Hours GP Urgent Care service, dental and pharmacy services in the normal way. Similarly, hospital services including Emergency Departments and the NI Ambulance Service will be operating as usual. In the event of an emergency phone 999.
Community care services such as those provided to older people in their homes and community meals will also continue to be provided but may be a little earlier or later than normal on the Giro route. More info.at www.publichealth.hscni.net/major-events-giro-ditalia-2014