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Good Practice Guides: Reducing young people's drinking

Actions to tackle health inequalities demand the efforts of government, statutory organisations, and community, voluntary and private sectors. This Good Practice Guide to reducing young peopleâ?Ts drinking is one of a series designed to capture informatio ...

Survival Guide to Food

Food Standards Agency (FSA) Making healthy food choice The Food Standards Agency in Northern Ireland (FSANI) has produced The Survival Guide to Food for 6th form students, to help equip them with the skills to eat well and be well when they leave home for ...

Co-operating to Safeguard Children

Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety (DHSSPSNI) Child protection In 1980 the United Nations General Council adopted the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC). Two years later it was ratified by the United Kingdom ...

The Management of Enteral Feeding in Domiciliary Care Settingd

The Regulation and Quality Improvement Authority (RQIA) Guidelines on the use of enteral feeding tubes In recent years, the use of enteral feeding tubes has become increasingly common in the community for those unable to swallow. The most common type in u ...

Regulation of Private Dental Treatment in Northern Ireland

The Regulation and Quality Improvement Authority (RQIA) An overview of the system for the regulation of all dental practices providing private dental care and treatment in Northern Ireland The Regulation and Improvement Authority (Independent Health Care) ...

Nutrition and dental health guidelines for professionals

Health Promotion Agency Nutrition guidelines for health care professionals to promote better oral health Published as a regional resource for the first time, this booklet provides current, agreed nutritional guidance relating to the promotion of oral heal ...

Community Use of School Premises: A Guidance Toolkit for Schools

Department of Education Northern Ireland (DENI) School building, Environment The Department, working alongside a joint Working Group led by the Council for Catholic Maintained Schools (CCMS) and the Education and Library Boards (ELBs), with input from oth ...

Guidelines for the control and Administration of Medicines (Domiciliary Care Agencies)

The Regulation and Quality Improvement Authority (RQIA) DOMICILIARY SERVICE, MEDICINE, NURSING, TRAINING These guidelines provide advice on the management of medicines by Domiciliary Care Agencies, with the aim of promoting the safe and effective use of m ...

Guidance on Standard Operating Procedures for the Safer management of controlled Drugs in Registered Facilities

The Regulation and Quality Improvement Authority (RQIA) CARE WORKER, DRUG POLICY, DRUGS, NURSING HOME, RESIDENTIAL CARE This guidance sets out strengthened governance arrangements required in care homes for the management and use of controlled drugs as a ...

Guidance for Registered Providers: Arrangements for the emailing and Authorisation of Draft Inspection Reports and Quality Improvements Plans

The Regulation and Quality Improvement Authority (RQIA) Communication, email As part of RQIA's recent improvements regarding the inspection of services, RQIA has reviewed the process of issuing draft inspection reports and receiving completed quality ...

Guidance on Mandatory Training for Providers of Care in Regulated Services

The Regulation and Quality Improvement Authority (RQIA) CHILD HEALTH, DAY CARE, NURSING HOME, RESIDENTIAL CARE, TRAINING The purpose of this document is to provide guidance to RQIA inspection staff, and to registered managers and providers of services reg ...

Staffing Guidance for Nursing Homes

The Regulation and Quality Improvement Authority (RQIA) Baseline staffing requirements for any nursing home setting The following staffing guidelines are the baseline staffing requirements for any nursing home setting. Nurse Managers must, in the interest ...

Staffing Guidance for Residential Care Homes

The Regulation and Quality Improvement Authority (RQIA) bBaseline staffing requirements for a residential care home setting The following staffing guidelines are the baseline staffing requirements for a residential care home setting. Managers must, in the ...

Guidance for Developing a Statement of Purpose

The Regulation and Quality Improvement Authority (RQIA) COMMUNITY, NURSING HOME, PATIENT, RELIGION, RESIDENTIAL CARE On 1 April 2005 The Nursing Homes Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2005 and The Residential Care Homes Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2005 c ...

Template for Visits by a Registered Provider or Designated Person to a Nursing Home or Residential Care Home

The Regulation and Quality Improvement Authority (RQIA) Nursing homes Registered providers are responsible for monitoring the quality of service provided in their nursing and residential care homes.   Where the registered provider of a nursing or resident ...

Evaluation of the Management of medicines in domicilary Care Agencies

The Regulation and Quality Improvement Authority (RQIA) Domiciliary Care Agency, Regulations, Medicine, Management, Nursing Since the regulation of domiciliary care agencies by RQIA commenced, there has been a growing awareness of the challenges facing th ...

Walk Leader training manual

The Walking for Health programme was established in 2001 and continues to be an integral part of Government policy to address the health and wellbeing of the population in Northern Ireland. The programme is delivered through HSC Trusts across Northern Ire ...

Cochrane Training, Short Courses Guidance Notes 2011

Guidance Notes for Training Courses on Conducting Systematic Reviews, 2011. Public Health Agency Systematic reviews Guidance Notes for Training Courses on Conducting Systematic Reviews, 2011. Research and Evaluation Report http://www.publichealthagency.or ...

A Healthier Future: A Strategic Framework for Respiratory Conditions

10.14655/799178-4542 Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety (DHSSPS) Framework for the prevention of respiratory disease In Northern Ireland in 2002-03, there were almost 30,000 admissions to hospital for respiratory conditions utilizing ...

DoH Guidance on the Transfer of Patients Detained under Mental Health Legislation between Hospitals in Northern Ireland and Great Britain

DoH Guidance on the Transfer of Patients Detained under Mental Health Legislation between Hospitals in Northern Ireland and Great Britain Department of Health (Northern Ireland) Guidance literature, Mental health and learning disabilities DoH Guidance on ...