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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 ...

Developing a Health Promoting School through the Healthy Schools Programme (2012)

Childhood Development Initiative (CDI) Healthy Schools Programme This policy brief outlines the learning from the independently evaluated Healthy Schools Programme, particularly noting the process aspects which can support and mitigate against the develop ...

Informing Primary Care Policy and Practice for Children and Families

Childhood Development Initiative (CDI) Primary care services This policy brief shares the learning from the work of the Childhood Development Initiative (CDI) in order to inform policy and practice with regard to the delivery of primary care services. Res ...

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 ...

Animal Cloning in Food Production

Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI) Genetics Animal cloning is an assisted reproduction technique whereby offspring inherit their genetic material (DNA) from a single parent rather than two, as is the case with conventional breeding. http://www.fsai.i ...

Control and Labelling of Food Allergens in Catering Establishments

Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI) Food allergens The  FSAI completed a small scale audit of catering businesses in Ireland to determine how food allergens are controlled and how information relating to food allergens is provided to customers. ...

Guidance on the Implementation of European Communities (Infant Formulae and Follow-on Formulae) Regulations 2007 and 2009 (Revision 1)

Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI) Infant feeding This guidance note updates and replaces the FSAI's Guidance Note No. 6  on the Implementation of European Communities (Infant Formulae and Follow-on Formulae) Regulations 1998 to 2000, published ...

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 ...

The book of Damp

Beesley, I. and McMillan, I. Children with asthma and their environment The Book of Damp has developed from the Warm Well Families (WWF) research project. WWF explained the factors influencing the ability of households with children woth asthma to keep wa ...

Competition in Electricity Supply

Commission for Energy Regulation (CER) Natural gas, Electricity market The Commission for Energy Regulation (CER) is the independent body responsible for regulating the natural gas and electricity markets in Ireland in the interest of customers The retail ...

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 ...