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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Cannabis and You.

. 10.14655/11971-1102262 Health Service Executive Substance Misuse, Drug, Alcohol, Tobacco his booklet is aimed at anyone with a question or concern related to cannabis use. It is not a replacement for professional help, but might help you to start conside ...

Get kids on the go

The Irish Heart Foundation, Health Service Executive CHILD HEALTH, PHYSICAL ACTIVITY This booklet provides information for parents on the benefits of physical activity for children and the necessary amounts. It also provides advice and suggestions on enco ...