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Weigh to Health

Weigh to Health is a six week weight loss programme which can be delivered by the Community Development and Health Worker. The course was designed by dietiticians and focuses on healthy lifestlye. Each 2 hour session consists of a discussion, weigh in and ...

Play and Leisure Partnerships

Play and Leisure Partnerships Child development The Play & Leisure Partnerships are made up of partners from the statutory, voluntary, and private sector. The aims of the partnerships is to support the delivery of improved play and leisure opportuniti ...

What's on a label?

safefood and the Food Standards Agency (FSA) Food labelling content "Whats on a label?" has been developed jointly by safe food and the Food Standards Agency in Northern Ireland. It is endorsed by the Council for the Curriculum, Examinations and ...

Walk to School Day

Department for Regional Development (DRD) Travelwise NI DRD Travelwise NI launched the Walk to School Week. The Department for Regional Development Travelwise NI's Walk to School Week, which is supported by Airtricity, encourages more people to consi ...

Active School Travel Programme

Department for Regional Development (DRD) and the Public Health Agency (PHA) Sustainable transport The Active School Travel Initiative is funded by the Department for Regional Development and the Public Health Agency and will deliver a programme of cyclin ...

Belfast Healthy Hearts Programme

Belfast Partnership Boards and the Public Health Agency (PHA) Cardiovascular health 'Healthy Hearts in the West’ is one of the Belfast Healthy Hearts Programmes funded by the Public Health Agency. It is a Cardiovascular Strategy for West Belfast and ...

Weigh to Health

Belfast Health and Social Care Trust and the Public Health Agency Weight loss management programme for adults Weigh To Health is a 6 week programme which aims to help adults to lose weight safely with the support of a group. The programme promotes positiv ...

Physical Activity Referral Programmes (PARPs)

Public Health Agency (PHA) physical activity Physical Activity Referral Programmes (PARPs) are 12-week health and fitness training programmes. The programme has specially trained people to guide you on your way. To get on to the PARP initiative you must b ...

Travelwise Northern Ireland

NIDirect Sustainable transport Travelwise NI is an initiative to encourage the use of sustainable transport options such as walking, cycling, public transport or car sharing. Obesity Interventions http://www.nidirect.gov.uk/travelwiseni © Crown copyright ...

Teen Scene

Sperrin Lakeland Trust Project offering advice on healthy eating habits for teenagers Teen Scene' is a holistic service for the teenage population of Sperrin Lakeland, lead by a GP and a School Health Nurse- offering advice and guidance on issues suc ...

Sport Matters: Community Capital Programme

Department of Culture, Arts and Leisure (DCAL) and Sport NI Sports, Physical activity, Exercise, Recreation Provides funding to create and develop programmes to increase participation in sport and physical recreation in Northern Ireland Obesity Interventi ...

Active Communities

Sport Northern Ireland Sport, Physical activity, Recreation Active Communities is a Sport Northern Ireland lottery funded initiative that aims to increase participation in sport and physical recreation in Northern Ireland. Through Active Communities, Spor ...

Areas At Risk Pilot Programme

Department for Regionl Development, Northern Ireland Community, Risk, Vunerable area The Areas at Risk Pilot Programme was established in 2006 to identify and intervene in areas at risk of slipping into a spiral of decline. The Department, through the Vol ...

Caloriewise Scheme

Food Standards Agency (FSA) Calorie information, Menu, Food standard The Food Standards Agency in Northern Ireland launched a six-month pilot scheme, between May and October 2012, that saw local food businesses displaying calorie information on menus for ...

Curriculum Sports' Programme

Department of Education Northern Ireland (DENI) Promotion, Physical activity, Primary schools The DENI Primary Schools Curriculum Sports’ Programme was first introduced in the 2007/2008 school year.  The pilot project which was planned for one year was so ...

Eat, Taste and Grow

safefood and The Public Health Agency (PHA) Food production, Energy, Diet Eat, Taste and Grow aims to increase awareness among primary school children in Northern Ireland of the origins of their food and local produce, and the role this plays in healthy e ...

Early Movers Training

British Heart Foundation (BHF) Child development, Physical activity This British Heart Foundation (BHF) Early Movers training aims to promote a greater understanding of the important role physical activity plays in early year’s development. It is designed ...

Food in Schools

Food Forum Food, Nutrition, Education Food in Schools was a government-funded programme up until March 2011(managed by The D&T Association, British Nutrition Foundation, Specialist Schools and Academies Trust and the National Association of Headteache ...

Pupil Emotional Health and Wellbeing Programme

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Northern Ireland Caterers Calorie Information Pilot

Food Standards Agency Northern Ireland Calorie display, Food information, Food outlets, Food and drink Participating businesses will follow principles for displaying calorie information, as set out by the FSA in Northern Ireland:     * calorie information ...