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A Bibliometric Study of Irish Health Research in an International Context (file-size 432kb)

Health Research Board Study of whether there is evidence of a concomitant increase in the quantity and quality of the national health research bibliometric output in relation to international standards The study is based on a quantitative analysis of scie ...

Breastfeeding in the East Midlands: patterns, trends and data quality issues

Breastfeeding has important health benefits for both mother and child. Breastfed babies are less likely to report with gastric, respiratory and urinary tract infections and allergic diseases, while they are also less likely to become obese in later childh ...

Young Hearts Study

Northern Ireland Centre for Diet and Health (NICHE) Risk factors for cardiovascular disease in young people The Young Hearts (YH) Project is an ongoing study of biological and behavioural risk factors for cardiovascular disease in a representative sample ...

Social and Emotional Wellbeing in Secondary Education (PH 20)

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence Guidance for all those who have a responsibility for the social and emotional wellbeing of young people in secondary education This guidance is for all those who have a responsibility for the social an ...

Reducing Differences in the Uptake of Immunisations (PH 21)

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence Guidance on the immunisation of children and young people This guidance is for NHS and other professionals responsible for the immunisation of children and young people. They may work in: children’s se ...

School-based Interventions to Prevent Smoking (PH 23)

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence Recommendations to support both prevention and stop smoking This guidance is for all those responsible for preventing the uptake of smoking by children and young people aged under 19. This includes tho ...

Standard: Environmental Management

Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety, Northern Ireland All tasks and processes that pose an environmental risk are managed to minimise any negative impact on the environment This standard is based on the requirements set out in the Inte ...

Be Active – Be Healthy. Northern Ireland Physical Activity Strategy 1996- 2002

Health Promotion Agency (HPA) Health related physical activity The overall aim of this strategy is to increase levels of health related physical activity particularly among those who exercise least. The need to develop such a strategy, which would focus o ...

Standards for Irish Healthcare Library and information Services

Health Sciences Libraries Group (HSLG), Library Association of Ireland Standards for the provision of healthcare libraries and information services This is the 2nd edition of the Standards for Irish healthcare library and information services. Work practi ...

National Poisons Information Centre Database

National Poisons Information Centre (NPIC) Poisons Information The main function of the National Poisons Information Centre is to provide information to doctors and healthcare professionals, to assist them in the management of acute poisonings. The Nation ...

Northern Ireland Ambulance Service

Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety, Northern Ireland Ambulance service The Northern Ireland Ambulance Service (NIAS) was established on 1 April 1995 under the Health and Personal Social Services (Northern Ireland) Order 1991 and the ( ...

Confidential Enquiry into Maternal and Child Health- Maternal Deaths

Hospital Trusts Maternal deaths The Confidential Enquiry into Maternal and Child Health (CEMACH) aims to improve the health of mothers, babies and children by carrying out confidential enquiries and related work on a nationwide basis and by widely dissemi ...

Eurostat

Statistical Office of the European Community Statistical information service Eurostat aims to provide the European Union with a high-quality statistical information service. In addition to cooperating closely with international organisations such as the U ...

Plain English Guidelines

National Adult Literacy Agency Guidelines on plain english writing A guide to plain english writing Knowledge Exchange Other Tools http://www.nala.ie/index.cfm/section/Publications/ext/plainenglish_guidelines/ © National Adult Literacy Agency 13 October 2 ...

Prioritising health in policy and project appraisal: Are HIAs used for policy in Ireland? Research findings

O'Mullane, M. Health Impact Assessment and Policy Presentation outlining results from PhD research into HIA and policy in Ireland This event discussed health in Impact Assessments particularly Environmental Impact Assessment and Stategic Environmenta ...

Rethinking Health Promotion: A Global Approach

MacDonald, T.H. Historical and philosophical analysis of health promotion Rethinking Health Promotion: A Global Approach offers an historical and philosophical analysis of health promotion, provides a number of essays on a diversity of issues, methods and ...

Office for National Statistics UK- Social Trends

Office for National Statistics (ONS) Statistics from a wide range of government departments and other organisations to show how society is changing Social Trends draws together social and economic data from a wide range of government departments and other ...

Snack Pack

Health Promotion Agency Northern Ireland Scheme to promote healthy eating in schools Outlines the Fresh Fruit in Schools pilot scheme and explains the potential benefits of the scheme to schools and pupils. It also provides information on the four Health ...

Interventions to achieve long-term weight loss in obese older people: A systematic review and meta-analysis

1 Section of Ageing and Health, University of Dundee, Ninewells Hospital, Dundee DD1 9SY, UK2 Health Services Research Unit, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, UK Address correspondence to: M. Witham. Tel: (+44) 1382 632436; Fax: (+44) 1382 660675. Email: ...

VINE Centre

The VINE, which was established in 1970, is a community centre that responds to need, disadvantage and poverty. The wide range of projects and programmes offered aim to support individuals attain their full potential through restoring self confidenc Vine ...