The Community Development and Health Network is Northern Ireland’s leading organisation working to empower communities and tackle health inequalities using community development.


One of the priorities within Newry, Mourne and Down District Council is that all people enjoy good health and well-being.  In a new initiative, Slieve Croob District Electoral Area (DEA) Forum is providing all constituted community and voluntary groups in Slieve Croob an opportunity to vote on how public money is spent to fulfil this objective.

This edition of our BCPP Newsletter features stories from:

We were delighted with the turnout today at our 23rd AGM and Networking event in The Old Courthouse, Markethill. 

We would like to thank all our exhibitors and participants for their input today, it was greatly appreciated.

We will update you with the outcome of our focus groups in the next few weeks. 

The Community Development and Health Network (CDHN) are delighted to launch their new Impact Report and Card for the Building the Community-Pharmacy Partnership (BCPP) programme, both branded with their newly designed logo.

BCPP has a proven track record demonstrating improvements in health, positive changes in how people use pharmacy and better relationships between pharmacists and communities. After participating in BCPP, 81% of participants felt more in control of their health and 93% of pharmacists agreed they are making better use of their skills.

BCPP Impact Launch

CDHN asked our members what they thought of our services in a member survey.  

Please see attached results analysis report. 

This is shaping our work going forward.

Membership Survey Report >

Job Opportunities

Please contact Ruth Murphy on 02830 898119 or email for application form and job description.
Closing date for applications:  Friday 2nd March – 3.00pm

The Department of Health will be delivering a public meeting about the consultation on organ donation.


The meeting will be held in Craigavon Civic and Conference Centre on Wednesday 28th February 2018 from 6.45pm to 9pm.

New ‘Lush Pucker’ Trials for 2018. 


Community Development and Health Network (CDHN) was delighted to facilitate the PHA Community Development Masterclass in Derry on Friday 2nd February 2018.