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Legal highs factsheet

This factsheet has been produced in response to requests from parents and those working with young people for information on legal highs   10.14655/11971-18775 Public Health Agency Drugs misuse This factsheet has been produced in response to requests from ...

Health matters: what you need to know- E. coli O157

This factsheet for general public contains information on E. coli O157, a strain of bacteria that can cause severe disease in humans. Information on prevention is included.   10.14655/11971-18797 Public Health Agency E. coli This factsheet for general pub ...

Are you packing a healthy lunch? (English and Irish)

This booklet is designed to improve pupils' nutrition and implement healthier eating and drinking practices. It contains practical tips for parents, carers and children on how to pack an appetising, healthy lunchbox. 10.14655/11971-18841 Public Healt ...

Mind your head: a student guide to mental health (2010)

This booklet is full of practical tips and information on managing stress and achieving and maintaining positive mental health and emotional wellbeing. It also contains a comprehensive list of helpful local organisations and websites. The booklet targets ...

Beating cervical cancer: information for girls in Year 9, aged 12-13 (English and eight translations)

This leaflet is distributed to girls in Year 9 and explains about the HPV vaccine which can help protect against cervical cancer. 10.14655/11971-18851 Public Health Agency Cervical cancer This leaflet is distributed to girls in Year 9 and explains about t ...

Bowel cancer screening: the facts (English and 10 translations)

This leaflet provides information on bowel cancer and the Northern Ireland Bowel cancer screening programme. 10.14655/11971-18855 Public Health Agency Bowel cancer This leaflet provides information on bowel cancer and the Northern Ireland Bowel cancer scr ...

Hepatitis C positive, PCR positive: Clinician results factsheet

Factsheet for clinicians with patients who are antibody positive, and polymerase chain reaction (PCR) positive, and therefore have chronic hepatitis C infection. 10.14655/6744-933408 Public Health Agency Hepatitis C, Infection Factsheet for clinicians wit ...

Bowel cancer screening: the repeat test (English and 10 translations)

This leaflet provides step by step instructions on using the Faecal Immunochemical Test (FIT) for bowel cancer screening.The translations are of the 2010 versions when screening was for 60Â-69 year olds but this has been extended to 60Â-74 year olds. 10.1 ...

Beating cervical cancer: information for girls in Year 9, aged 12-13 (English and eight translations)

This leaflet is distributed to girls in Year 9 and explains about the HPV vaccine, which can help protect against cervical cancer. 10.14655/6744-933451 Public Health Agency Cervical Cancer, Girl, Young people This leaflet is distributed to girls in Year 9 ...

Syphilis: protecting your baby (English and 11 translations)

This leaflet is for pregnant women who have been diagnosed with syphilis. It provides information on the care pathway for these women, including referral to GUM, treatment and long-term protection for the baby.Printing instructions are provided in a PDF b ...

Bowel cancer screening: how to take your test (for people who are partially sighted)

This leaflet provides step-by-step instructions on using the Faecal Immunochemical Test (FIT) for bowel cancer screening. This kit is slightly different to the one we usually use as part of Northern IrelandÂ's bowel cancer screening programme. It is ...

Get kids on the go

The Irish Heart Foundation, Health Service Executive CHILD HEALTH, PHYSICAL ACTIVITY This booklet provides information for parents on the benefits of physical activity for children and the necessary amounts. It also provides advice and suggestions on enco ...

Healthy child, healthy future- Information on the child health programme (0-4 years)

This booklet provides parents with information on the first four years of the child health programme for all families in Northern Ireland. 10.14655/11971-58179 Public Health Agency Child health This booklet provides parents with information on the first f ...

Think child, think parent, think family

This is an introductory update to the Mental Health and Children's Services Project of the HSCB 10.14655/11971-12284 Public Health Agency Mental health This is an introductory update to the Mental Health and Children's Services Project of the HS ...

TB Factsheet

What is TB (tuberculosis)? TB is a serious but curable infectious disease. It usually affects the lungs but it can affect other parts of the body. What are the symptoms? Any of the following symptoms may occur:. Cough. Phlegm. High temperature. Sweating a ...

BCG and your baby: protecting your baby against TB (English and 10 translations)

This booklet provides advice on the BCG (Bacillus Calmette-Guerin) vaccination which offers protection against tuberculosis (TB)  10.14655/11971-12311 Public Health Agency Childhood immunisation This booklet provides advice on the BCG (Bacillus Calmette-G ...

The pocket guide to minding your head

This pocket-sized leaflet advises young men on the steps they can take to promote good mental health, such as keeping active, talking through problems and taking time to relax.   10.14655/11971-12317 Public Health Agency Mental health This pocket-sized le ...

The pocket guide to good mental health

This leaflet outlines the signs of poor mental health and suggests steps that people can take to promote good mental health  10.14655/11971-12319 Public Health Agency Mental health This leaflet outlines the signs of poor mental health and suggests steps t ...

Don't cover up your problems

This pocket-sized leaflet advises young men not to cover up their problems and on the steps they can take to promote good mental health, such as keeping active, talking through problems and taking time to relax.   10.14655/11971-12321 Public Health Agency ...

Focus on alcohol

This booklet outlines the long and short-term effects of regular heavy drinking. It explains how alcohol affects our bodies, what constitutes a unit of alcohol and the recommended limits for men and women as well as tips on how to stick to these limits.   ...