Papers of Mary McGrane

Scope and Content

This collection consists of the following items:

Folder 1:

Letter to McGrane 19 Apr 1993 re Reappointment as member of Disability Appeal Tribunal Belfast

Covering letter 13 May 1993 to Social Security Appeal Tribunal Members re Analysis of Questionnaires completed by Members 1992

Questionnaire analysis paper

Social Security Appeal Tribunal Timetable of Members meetings 1993

Social Security Appeal Tribunals Northern Ireland Members Newsletter May 1994

Journal of Social Security Appeal Tribunals, Medical Appeal Tribunals and Vaccine Damage Tribunals: OPSAT News Issue 6, January 1991

Letter from The Office of the President of Social Security and Medical Appeal Tribunals Northern Ireland July 1991 re re-appointment to Tribunals membership

Department of Social Security Paper: Disability Allowance Assessment and Adjudication. Aug 1990

Training Courses 1992 Dates and Membership

Letter 4 Feb 1993 re Course material for Child Support Appeal Tribunal Members on 10 Feb 1993

Letter 3 May 1994 re expenses and loss of earnings payment for Disability Appeal Tribunal Members

Letter 21 Jan 1993 re training course with programme for Child Support Appeal Tribunal Members

Letter 18 Aug 1993 re introduction of a Shopmobility scheme for Belfast city centre

Letter 26 Oct 1992 re successful application for membership of Child Support Appeal Tribunals

Certificate of appointment of Miss Mary Josephine Mc Grane to the panel of members of the Disabiliity Appeal Tribunals Northern Ireland

Letter 29 May 1992 inviting interest in membership of the new Child Support Appeal Tribunals

Letter 30 Jan 1992 re training course with programme for members of the Disability Appeal Tribunals

Letter 23 Dec 1991 re successful application for membership of the Disability Appeal Tribunal with terms and conditions of appointment

Paper Jan 1990 : paper outlining procedures of the Social Security Appeal Tribunals Northern Ireland

Statutory Rules of Northern Ireland 1992 No.32 : Social Security. The Social Security (Disability Living Allowance) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1992

Statutory Rules of Northern Ireland 1992 No.38 : Social Security. The Social Security (Introduction of Disability Living Allowance) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1992

Statutory Instruments 1991 No 1712 (N.I. 17) Northern Ireland : The Disability Living Allowance and Disability Working Allowance (Northern Ireland) Order 1991

Leaflet : Income Support cash help DHSS (1988)

Leaflet : Family Credit DHSS (1988)

Letter 2 Jun 1988 re training course on Sickness Benefit

Letter 10 May 1988 re training course on Injury Benefit

Journal of Social Security and Medical Appeal Tribunals: OPSAT News Issue 1, Jul 1988

Paper Mar 1988 : Family Credit

Paper Mar 1988 : Income Support – General Outline

Letter 9 May 1988 re training course for Injury Benefit

Letters 31 Mar 1988 and 12 Apr 1988 re availability to sit in several tribunal centres

Letter 20 Apr 1988 re training course on unemployment benefit

Letter Feb 1988 re meeting on 29 Mar 1988 for Social Security Appeal Tribunal Members

Letter April 1988 re meeting on 27 May 1988 for Social Security Appeal Tribunal Members

Letter 30 Jan 1987 providing background information regarding what is involved in Social Security Appeal Tribunal membership

Letter 23 Mar 1987 re nomination by RCN for, and notification of appointment as, member of the Social Security Appeal Tribunals for the Portadown area Northern Ireland

Certificate of appointment of Miss M J Mc Grane to the panel of members of the Social Security Appeal Tribunals Northern Ireland March 1987

Letter 9 Sep 1983 re reservation of a place on a course : Developing and Improving Oral Presentation

Set of course papers:

Effective presentations – presenting a case

Effective presentations – checklist 1 True facts about presentations

Effective presentations – checklist 2 Your audience

Effective presentations – checklist 3 The room and audience comfort

Effective presentations – checklist 4 Putting together a new presentation

Effective presentations – checklist 5 Using and designing visuals

Effective presentations – checklist 6 Handling group discussions

Effective presentations – checklist 7 Subject

Effective presentations – checklist 8 Why rehearse?

Effective presentations – checklist 9 Using projection equipment

Effective presentations – checklist 10 Evaluation

Effective presentations – checklist 11 A 22 point fantasy

Effective presentations – Preparation

The group members as the leader sees them

All Ireland Best Station Awards Ceremony Carrickfergus 16 Nov 1995

Folder 2:

NHS Retirement Fellowship N.I. Branch Benevolent Fund - Provisional Criteria for considering applicants

Proposed revised NHS Fellowship Structure for Northern Ireland

Handwritten notes : history, objectives and work of the Royal College of Nursing - Northern Ireland Board

Handwritten notes : personal history of her clinical nursing experience

Handwritten minute: RCN N.I. Board meeting 2 Mar 1987

Handwritten note for a paper re the Recompression Chamber and its Uses

Handwritten note of meeting at Disability Action ? date

Handwritten note : ‘The Troubles: 1960s UVF and IRA

General Consumer Council for Northern Ireland Campaigning for Consumers : Summary of 13th Annual Report

Leaflet – Association of Nursing Practice ANP Assembly Feb 1985. ‘ The Clinical Nurse – every which way you lose’

UKCC booklet Aug 1992 – A guide for students of nursing and midwifery

Leaflet – RCN Northern Ireland Board : Constitution and Regulations Governing The Northern Ireland Board. Belfast Sep 1979

General Consumer Council for Northern Ireland (1995) Customer Complaints. Putting Things Right. A Report.

Handwritten and typed Interim Report of the All Ireland Train Stations Competition Aug 21-24 1995

National Health Service Retirement Fellowship Northern Ireland Brand Programme of Meetings 1997-1998

National Health Service Retirement Fellowship Northern Ireland Newsletter The Link. Issue 20 Aug2004, Issue 25 Apr 2006, Special issue Silver Anniversary Christmas 2007, Spring Issue 31 2008

Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission. A Bill of Rights… your questions answered

Irish Guild of Catholic Nurses. Meeting of the Commission Minutes 16 Aug 1980

Published article. How managers can counsel their people. Author Pat Spungin-Cook. Undated. Source Journal not stated.

Set of twelve papers/handouts on communication skills and effective presentations

RCN folder containing: published article Dooley (undated) Fire! The nursing response. Nursing Times pp1845-1848. Handwritten notes Feedback is it all useful? Handwritten presentation ‘Sojourn at the Penitential Beds’

Transport Group of the General Consumer Council of Northern Ireland

Memo re Group meeting 17 Nov 1993

Letter 9 Nov 1993 re Civil Aviation Authority discussion document ‘ A Review of Access to Congested Airports for Regional Services’

Notes of Special Meeting 10 Nov 1993

Minutes of 34th Meeting of the Transport Group 19 Aug ?year

Leicester City Council. A woman’s view of Leicester in the future

The Belfast City Centre Plan. Meeting of Disability Action 16 Aug 1993

Letter fromPalace Stables Heritage Centre

Disability Action Booklet. A Charter of Rights

Nursing Times article. Lewis B 'Wastage from nurse training'. pp 2026-2028

Photograph of Mary McGrane in Southern Area Nursing News March 1987 Vol5 No 18. Note of her retirement as Nursing Officer for more than fourteen years at Craigavon Area Hospital.

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