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Walk Leader certificate

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 ...

I know he's getting the best start, because he's breastfed

This poster highlights to fathers and expectant fathers the benefits of breastfeeding for their baby. Public Health Agency Child health, Breastfeeding, Nutrition, Expectant fathers This poster highlights to fathers and expectant fathers the benefits of br ...

This one's got a phobia of doctors. Thankfully, you can do the bowel cancer test at home

This poster highlights the bowel cancer screening programme is being introduced for all 60 to 71 year olds. If you are in this age group a kit will be sent by post so you can do the test at home. You are encouraged to look out for the kit as it could save ...

Why did I take the bowel cancer test? It's simple, I've got a lot more living to do

This poster highlights the bowel cancer screening programme is being introduced for all 60 to 71 year olds. If you are in this age group a kit will be sent by post so you can do the test at home. You are encouraged to look out for the kit as it could save ...

I had bowel cancer but I didn't have any symptoms. That's why I'm urging you to take the test

This poster highlights the importance of taking the bowel cancer screening test which will be posted out to you if you are aged 60-71 years old. You are encouraged to look out for the kit as it could save your life. Public Health Agency Bowel Cancer, Scre ...

A quick, free scan for all men aged 65+

The Northern Ireland Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA) Screening Programme began in June 2012 and offers AAA screening to all men aged 65 and over in Northern Ireland. All men in their 65th year receive an invite in the post. All men aged over 65 who have n ...

Three points for speed

This poster focuses on the effects of speed. The poster message is 'Three points for speed' and then lists three of the effects: 1. Extreme tiredness 2. Disturbed sleep 3. Paranoia. It also provides contact details for the National Drugs Helplin ...

Bird of Prey

This poster informs about the danger of date rape stating: 'Date rape is on the increase in Northern Ireland and someone somewhere sees you as a victim. Never leave your drink unattended and you won't be a sitting duck'. It also provides co ...

H2O the essential mix

This poster informs about the danger of dehydration caused by taking Ecstasy stating: 'Ecstasy makes you dehydrate and dancing makes you sweat, so if you're doing both sip about a pint of water an hour, have the odd sugary drink and take breaks ...

It's nothing to be sniffed at

This poster informs about the dangers of taking cocaine stating: 'Cocaine is highly addictive. It's also a local anaesthetic. So you keep doing it but you can't feel it. Gross, but it happens'. It also provides contact details for the ...

No two Es are the same

This poster raises awareness about the different strengths of Ecstasy tablets and the fact that you cannot be sure about the amount of the drug you are taking. It also provides contact details for the National Drugs Helpline. Tel: 0800 776600. Public Heal ...

Want to stop smoking

This poster was published as part of the 'Want to stop!' smoking cessation campaign that centred on the PHA's public information website www.want2stop.info The website also allows the user to create a personalised quit plan to suit their ne ...

Passive smoking there's nothing passive about it

This poster highlights how passive smoking increases your risk of lung cancer, heart disease, asthma and stroke. Public Health Agency Smoking, Second-hand smoke, Passive smoking, Smoke-free This poster highlights how passive smoking increases your risk of ...

One breath two lives

This poster highlights the fact that cigarette smoke breathed in by the mother reaches her unborn baby and directs women to the Smokers' Helpline. Public Health Agency Smoking, Passive smoking, Pregnant woman, Unborn child This poster highlights the ...

Every cigarette is doing your baby damage

This poster highlights the fact that smoking while pregnant increases the risk of low birth weight, premature birth, stillbirth and cot death, and directs women to the Smokers' Helpline. Public Health Agency Smoking, Passive smoking, Second-hand smok ...

Every cigarette is doing you damage

This poster was produced as part of the PHA's public information campaign on smoking. Public Health Agency Smoking, Tobacco, Smoking Cessation, Nicotine This poster was produced as part of the PHA's public information campaign on smoking. Chroni ...

Are you thinking family?

This aide memoire leaflet and poster is designed for health professionals working with parents who have mental health issues, including substance misuse, to help them think beyond the individual and consider their children or family members. Involving the ...

Bowel cancer screening programme: Posters

The Public Health Agency's bowel cancer screening programme awareness campaign launch took place on Friday 3 February 2012 at PHA, Ormeau Avenue, Belfast. The public information campaign includes television, radio, press, outdoor advertising on buses ...

We get 10 of our 60 minutes playing football

This poster highlights the importance of children being physically active for at least 60 minutes every day. Parents, carers and children are encouraged to visit the website www.getalifegetactive.com to download the activity log book to track how much act ...

Physical activity for pregnant women infographic

Physical activity for pregnant women infographic Department of Health (Northern Ireland) Guidance literature, Nursing and allied health professionals, Professional medical and environmental health advice, Public health policy and advice Physical activity ...