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Diabetes Briefing: Technical Documentation

10.14655/20120008 Institute of Public Health in Ireland (IPH) Metabolic disorders Diabetes mellitus is a group of metabolic disorders characterised by too much glucose in the blood. The body breaks down digested food into a sugar called glucose from which ...

Chronic Airflow Obstruction Briefing: Technical Documentation

10.14655/20120012 Institute of Public Health in Ireland (IPH) Chronic lung condition Chronic airflow obstruction (CAO) is a chronic lung condition that interferes with normal breathing. CAO includes chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), chronic br ...

Coronary Heart Disease Briefing: Technical Documentation

10.14655/20120010 Institute of Public Health in Ireland (IPH) Heart disease Coronary heart disease (CHD) is a collective term for diseases that occur when the walls of the coronary arteries become narrowed by a gradual build up of fatty material called at ...

Hypertension Briefing: Technical documentation

10.14655/20120013 Institute of Public Health in Ireland (IPH) High blood pressure Blood pressure is the force exerted on artery walls as the heart pumps blood through the body. Hypertension, or high blood pressure, occurs when blood pressure is constantly ...

Accident & Emergency Nursing Assessment of Deliberate Self Harm. Exploring the Impact of Introducing a Suicide Education Programme and a Suicide Intent Scale into A&E/MAU Nursing Practice: A Pilot Study

10.14655/6841-4499 Stephn Lamb, Ella Arensman Health, Nursing, Hospital, Self Harm, Suicide, Substance Misuse, Drugs misuse A proposal to pilot nursing assessment of self harm in Accident and Emergency Departments (A&E) was developed by key stakeholde ...

Musculoskeletal Conditions Briefing: Technical Documentation

10.14655/20120004 Institute of Public Health in Ireland (IPH) Disease, Body, Bones, Joints, Muscles, Tissues Musculoskeletal conditions (MSCs) are a group of diseases that affect the body’s bones, joints, muscles and the tissues that connect them. Common ...

Healthy weight, healthy lives: a toolkit for developing local strategies

This toolkit is intended as a resource to help those working at a local level to plan and coordinate comprehensive strategies to prevent and manage overweight and obesity. Department of Health, Faculty of Public Health, National Heart Forum obesity, toolk ...

A good practice guide for school food initiatives

<br /> <p>Rather, this Guide was developed through extensive consultation with schools, community groups, health professionals and suppliers who are currently involved in providing food in school. Research was also conducted on approaches in N ...

A good practice guide for community food initiatives

<br /> <p>Food and nutrition are key determinants of health. What people eat, and how much they eat, influences how healthy they are, and even how long they live. Food poverty arises when people lack the money or other resources needed to eat ...

Four Commonly used Methods to Increase Physical Activity (PH 2)

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) CYCLING, PHYSICAL ACTIVITY, WALKING The NICE physical activity public health intervention guidance covers four common methods used to increase the population's physical activity levels:- br ...

Promoting Physical Activity for Children and Young People (PH 17)

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) Guidance on promoting physical activity for pre-school and school-age children and young people This guidance is for all those who are involved in promoting physical activity among children and ...

Promoting Physical Activity in the Workplace (PH 13)

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) Intervention guidance on workplace health promtion with reference to physical activity This guidance is for employers and professionals in small, medium and large organisations who have a direct ...

Standard Evaluation Framework for Weight Management Interventions- Core Criteria

refer to the resource 10.14655/6744-94711 National Obesity Observatory Weight management The National Obesity Observatory was established to provide a single point of contact for wide-ranging authoritative information on data and evidence related to obesi ...

Evaluation of weight management, physical activity and dietary interventions: an introductory guide

10.14655/743983-880191 Public Health England (PHE) Weight management, Overweight, Obesity, Physical activity, Diet This guide provides an introduction to the evaluation of public health programmes and interventions. It is written primarily for practitione ...

Obesity: Guidance on the prevention of overweight and obesity in adults and children [CG43]

refer to the resource 10.14655/6744-214211 NICE Obesity T his guidance has been partially updated by   CG189 Obesity (update), PH53 Managing overweight and obesity in adults – lifestyle weight management services and NG7 Maintaining a healthy weight and p ...

Health Impact of Physical Inactivity (HIPI) Tool

10.14655/11971-444011 Knowledge and Intelligence Team (South West), Public Health England (PHE) Physical activity tool Regular physical activity has substantial health benefits, yet only a minority (approximately 21%) of the population in England achieve ...

'A healthy city is an active city: A PA planning guide' (2008)

This planning guide provides a range of ideas, information and tools for developing a comprehensive plan for creating a healthy, active city by enhancing physical activity in the urban environment. By developing, improving and supporting opportunities in ...

Spearhead Health Inequalities Intervention Tool: technical document

This document describes the technical detail behind the Spearhead Health Inequalities Intervention Tool. 10.14655/6744-25272 Association of Public Health Observatories (APHO) Health inequalities intervention tool This document describes the technical deta ...

Health inequalities intervention tool: technical document

This paper describes the data and methods used in the Health inequalities intervention tool to calculate the effect of four interventions on life expectancy. 10.14655/6744-26028 London Health Observatory, Eastern Regional Public Health Observatory and Yor ...

Nutrition + Food Poverty Toolkit

This new toolkit aims to help professionals tackle food poverty at local level. Nutrition + Food Poverty Toolkit brings together in one volume information essential to developing a local food poverty strategy. 10.14655/6744-32929 National Heart Forum Nutr ...