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Nutrition matters for the early years: Guidance for feeding under fives in the childcare setting

Public Health Agency (PHA) Child nutrition This booklet for childminders and staff in day nurseries, playgroups and crèches outlines straightforward, practical advice and information on a range of nutritional issues related to children up to the age of fi ...

AAA screening programme flyer

This flyer has been produced to help maximise awareness of the abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) screening programme in Northern Ireland. It provides important information on AAAs, the danger they pose to the health of men aged 65 and over, and the screenin ...

BCG and your baby: protecting your baby against TB (Tuberculosis)

This booklet provides advice on the BCG (Bacillus Calmette-Guerin) vaccination which offers protection against tuberculosis (TB)  Public Health Agency Immunisation, Vaccination, TUberculosis, BCG, Child Health, Baby Health This booklet provides advice on ...

Abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) screening: Things you need to know (English and translations)

This information leaflet is for all men invited to take part in the Northern Ireland Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA) Screening Programme. Men will automatically be invited for screening in their 65th year, while men aged over 65 can request a scan through ...

Your result shows a small abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA)

This leaflet is given to all men who have attended screening through the Northern Ireland Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA) Screening Programme and been diagnosed with a small AAA.The leaflet provides:  background information on the AAA screening programme; ...

Promoting breastfeeding for mothers returning to work: a guide for employers

This booklet is the third in a series of Work Well guides aimed at promoting health in the workplace. It outlines to employers the business benefits of encouraging mothers to continue breastfeeding on return to work, the health benefits of breastfeeding f ...

Hepatitis B and you. What you need to know when you are newly diagnosed.

. Health Protection Surveillance Centre Health protection A selection of the following Hepatitis B leaflets are also available in other languages. Click here to view leaflets in French, Iri, Latvian, Lithuanian, Polish, Romanian and Russian. Research and E ...

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 ...

Your Child's Weight

10.14655/105129-793855 safefood Children's eating habits As a parent, you can teach your children habits and skills to last them a lifetime. This booklet is full of practical advice for parents on how to make small changes to your children’s diet and ...

Pregabalin: Guidance for people working with Pregabalin users

This booklet is primarily for professionals who work with people who use Pregabalin that is not prescribed to them. The booklet was produced by Extern and supported by the PHA. Public Health Agency This booklet is primarily for professionals who work with ...

Vitamin D and you

The PDF of this leaflet has been updated following the publication of a review of the evidence on vitamin D and health by the Scientific Advisory Committee on Nutrition (SACN). It highlights the importance of vitamin D supplements for particular groups, i ...

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 ...

Breastfeeding welcome here: good for mums, babies and your business

This booklet explains how the 'Breastfeeding welcome here' scheme works and includes the membership agreement for businesses to sign. 10.14655/6744-933447 Public Health Agency Breastfeeding This booklet explains how the 'Breastfeeding welco ...

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 ...