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Climate Change 2014: Impact, Adaptations, and Vulnerability

Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Climate change The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) issued a report today that says the effects of climate change are already occurring on all continents and across the oceans. The world, in ...

A Climate Change Risk Assessment for Northern Ireland

Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) Climate change, Risk Assessment This climate change risk assessment for Northern Ireland has been produced as part of the UK Climate Change Risk Assessment (CCRA). The CCRA is required under Secti ...

PHE-CRCE-010: Estimating Local Mortality Burdens associated with Particulate Air Pollution

10.14655/11971-756717 Public Health England (PHE) Air pollution The increase in mortality risk associated with long-term exposure to particulate air pollution is one of the most important, and best-characterised, effects of air pollution on health. This r ...

Prescriptions: Costs and charges in the UK and Republic of Ireland

This paper provides a brief overview of prescription costs and charges in Northern Ireland and compares this data with other jurisdictions in the UK and the Republic of Ireland. Read more here. 10.14655/415-788573 NI Assembly Prescription costs, Charges, ...

Cold weather plan for England

10.14655/743983-917008 Public Health England (PHE) Weather, Climate, Older people, Vulnerable groups The cold weather plan gives advice to help prevent the major avoidable effects on health during periods of cold weather in England. The documents for the ...

General Scheme of Provisions on Open Disclosure

12.11.2015 Provisions to support open disclosure of patient safety incidents to be included in legislation to provide for Periodic Payment Orders were approved by the Government on 3 November 2015. The General Scheme of the provisions can be viewed here. ...

Re-location of the Coombe and Rotunda Hospitals

5.11.2015On Tuesday 30th June, following a review of the proposed sites for the development of maternity hospitals in Dublin, the Department of Health announced the locations for the re-development of the Rotunda and the Coombe Women and Infants Universit ...

Department of Health Annual Report 2014

27.10.2015 The 2014 Annual Report details the progress made by the Department in achieving the goals set out in the Departmentâ?Ts Strategy Statement for 2011-2014.The goals were organised into six strategic programme areas:·    Fair Access and Sustai ...

Personal and Public Involvement Briefing Note

INVOLVE- Briefing note for researchers 10.14655/6744-93997 Public Health Agency Research, Health promotion INVOLVE- Briefing note for researchers Fuel Poverty Research and Evaluation Report http://www.publichealthagency.org/node/1040 © Public 10 February ...

Defining Fuel Poverty in Northern Ireland: A Preliminary Review

10.14655/11971-95517 Liddell, C., Morris, C., McKenzie, P. and Rae, G., University of Ulster COST EFFECTIVENESS, EMPLOYMENT, FUEL POVERTY, HOUSEHOLD, PARTNERSHIPS, WELLBEING Measures to tackle fuel poverty in Northern Ireland over the past decade have bee ...

Life Doesn't Revolve Around Lighting a Fire Anymore: An Evaluation of the Warming Up Project and Recommendations for Future Action

10.14655/749069-8410 NEA Northern Ireland and The Institute of Public Health in Ireland Older people, Living conditions, Heating, Warmth, Housing Conditions The Warming Up project (January 2003 to December 2004) aimed to create a capacity within south and ...

Annual Update on Fuel Poverty and Health (December 2009)

This Annual Update on Fuel Poverty (December 2009) follows the All-Ireland Policy Paper on Fuel Poverty and Health published in 2007 and the Annual Update on Fuel Poverty (December 2008).  It details develoments on the island of Ireland in policy and rese ...

Annual Update on Fuel Poverty and Health (2008)

refer to the resource 10.14655/20080001 Institute of Public Health in Ireland Fuel poverty, Research, Economics, Statutory Sector, Community Sector, Voluntary sectors This paper provides an update on the All-Ireland Policy Paper on Fuel Poverty and Health ...

Smoothies

Dietary guidelines recommend that we eat five or more portions of fruit and vegetables every day, and consumers are increasingly using smoothies as a way to achieve this.  10.14655/105129-107330 safefood Health ...

What you need to know about Campylobacter

<br /> <p><span class="italics">Campylobacter</span> is a bacterium found in the intestines of many types of animals and is the most common bacterial cause of diarrhoeal illness. <span class="italics">Camp ...

Time the turkey to perfection this Christmas!

10.14655/105129-107341 safefood Food safety Christmas is the season for friends, family, food and good times. Here at safe food we want to make sure you have a safe and tasty, festive turkey. This handy guide gives you advice on buying, storing, defrostin ...

Directory of Food Safety Laboratory Services

<br /> 10.14655/105129-107358 safefood Food safety All laboratories play a key role in protecting public health by analysing the microbiological and chemical content of food so that it is safe to eat. On the island of Ireland there are many laborato ...

Update on Public Consultation: Scope for Private Health Insurance to incorporate Additional Primary Care Services

11.6.2015On 22nd December 2014, the Department of Health commenced a public consultation on the scope for private health insurance to incorporate additional primary care services. The aim of the consultation was to examine the scope for private health ins ...

IPH Highlights

refer to the resource 10.14655/20090004 Institute of Public Health in Ireland Cooperation, Public health, Health impact, Education, Social determinants Recent IPH Highlights detailed in this document include:- Celebrating 10 years of North South working- ...

The Feasibility of establishing an all-Ireland biobank-- Report of an Expert Group 2004

Publish to PHW Public to Repository 10.14655/11971-60741 Health Research Board No lay summary available at this time. Fuel Poverty Chronic Conditions Obesity Research and Evaluation Report ...