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Reducing young people's drinking

This series of Good Practice Guides is designed to share important information about health inequalities and some of the evidence-based measures that can be taken to reduce the stark differences in health and wellbeing within populations. The conditions i ...

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 ...

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) ...

The Northern Ireland Regional Infection Prevention and Control Manual

The Regulation and Quality Improvement Authority (RQIA) Infection Control Guidelines The Regional Infection Prevention and Control Manual was commissioned by the Department of Health Social Services and Public Safety Northern Ireland, as recommended in “C ...

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 ...

Promoting positive mental health at work: A guide for employers

Health Promotion Agency Policy to promote better mental health in the workplace This booklet is the latest in a series of short guides aimed at promoting health in the workplace. It outlines to employers the benefits of promoting mental health at work, ho ...

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 ...

CFPP 01-06: Decontamination of Flexible Endoscopes(PDF 2.9MB)

Operational management manual 10.14655/799178-806166 Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety Surgical equipment Operational management manual Guidance Other Guidance /sites/default/files/documents/10.14655-799178-806166.pdf © Department of ...

Breaking Bad News... Regional Guidelines (PDF 270 KB)

Developed from Partnerships in Caring (2000) 10.14655/799178-801040 Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety Health service Developed from Partnerships in Caring (2000) Guidance Other Guidance /sites/default/files/documents/10.14655-799178- ...

Carers And Direct Payments Act (Northern Ireland) 2002- Direct Payments Legislation; Guidance For Boards &Trusts (PDF 240 KB)

Carers And Direct Payments Act (Northern Ireland) 2002- Direct Payments Legislation & Guidance For Boards & Trusts 10.14655/799178-800858 Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety Health service Carers And Direct Payments Act (Northe ...

Health for All Children: Guidelines and Principles of Practice for Professional Staff (PDF 403 KB)

Sets out a clear core programme of child health contacts that every family can expect. 10.14655/799178-800249 Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety health, population, northern ireland, government, Professional Advice Sets out a clear co ...

Best Practice Guidance for Supplementary Prescribing by Nurses Within the HPSS in Northern Ireland (PDF 270 KB)

Provides clear information on the practical implementation of supplementary prescribing. 10.14655/799178-800315 Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety health, population, northern ireland, government, Professional Advice Provides clear in ...

Guidance for using firework injury statistics

Reader information, definitions and guidance on the use of firework injuries statistics. Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety (Northern Ireland) Guidance literature, DHSSPS statistics and research, Emergency care statistics Reader infor ...

Personal and Public Involvement (PPI)- DHSSPS Guidance to HSC

DHSSPS Guidance issued to Health and Social Care Organisation in relation to Personal and Public Involvement (PPI) Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety (Northern Ireland) Guidance literature, Safety and quality standards, Personal and P ...

Nursing Appraisal Guidance Notes to Support Nurses & Midwives with Revalidation

Nursing Appraisal Guidance Notes to Support Nurses  & Midwives with Revalidation. Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety (Northern Ireland) Guidance literature, Health workforce policy and management, Workforce policy reports and guid ...