The Commissioner is an independent champion for older people, who safeguards and promotes their interests.
Eddie Lynch is the Commissioner for Older People for Northern Ireland. His main role is to safeguard and promote the interests of older people. COPNI is a non-departmental public body with a responsibility to advise and influence Government, focusing on the rights and interests of older people.The rights of older people in the UK to treatment during this pandemic
The Commissioner for Older People Eddie Lynch said: “I am deeply concerned about the situation in Clifton Nursing Home in North Belfast.
The Commissioner welcomes the Health Minister’s announcement that testing will be rolled-out to all residents and staff in care homes.