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For your heart's sake stop smoking

On World Heart Day, 29 September 2011, the Public Health Agency (PHA) is urging all smokers to stop smoking and reduce their risk of developing heart disease (cardiovascular disease- CVD) or suffering a stroke or a heart attack.Heart disease is one of the ...

Rabies- it can be a fatal bite

Rabies is a preventable disease, but it kills up to 55,000 people each year. Therefore on World Rabies Day, 28 September 2011, the Public Health Agency (PHA) wants to raise awareness and understanding about the importance of seeking medical advice on whet ...

ASIST suicide prevention training- all-island evaluation report

The findings of a Public Health Agency (PHA) evaluation report on a suicide prevention training programme were today presented at the North South Ministerial Council Health Sector meeting.ASIST, The Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training programme, ...

New interactive resource feeds children's curiosity

The Public Health Agency (PHA) and safefood today (Wednesday 22 June) officially launched Eat, Taste and Grow, a new interactive curriculum based education resource  to help increase awareness among primary school children of the origins of their food, lo ...

PHA urges 'freshers' to be smart and know their alcohol limits

As 'fresher's week' commences, the Public Health Agency (PHA) is encouraging students across Northern Ireland to avoid binge drinking and to know their limits if they do choose to drink alcohol. Enjoying new freedoms, at college or universi ...

Poll on whether rehabilitation is more beneficial than prison for offenders with a drug addiction

10.14655/6841-4514 Irish Penal Reform Trust Rehabilitation, Prison, Offender, Drug addiction According to a poll commissioned by the Irish Penal Reform Trust, the majority of voters believe that offenders with a drug addiction should be placed in drug rec ...

You, your child and alcohol

Public Health Agency Research and Evaluation Report http://www.publichealthagency.org/node/1009 Public 14 July 2011 News Public Health Agency No 92387 0 1311078167 1009 No PEOPLE AND POPULATIONS;HEALTH, PUBLIC HEALTH, HEALTH PROMOTION;HEALTH PROMOTION;PUB ...

NPIRS- National Bulletin Ireland 2012

This bulletin is a synopsis of data from the National Psychiatric In-patient Reporting System (NPIRS) for 2012, which is reported in the Activities of Irish Psychiatric Units and Hospitals 2012 (Daly and Walsh in press). Publish to PHW Public to Repositor ...

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10.14655/11971-536523 Health Research Board Drug misuse, Alcohol misuse Drugnet Ireland is the Health Research Board's quarterly drug and alcohol research and policy newsletter.  It provides summaries and analysis of recent publications and policy de ...

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10.14655/11971-518334 Health Research Board Drug misuse, Alcohol misuse Drugnet Ireland is the Health Research Board's quarterly drug and alcohol research and policy newsletter.  It provides summaries and analysis of recent publications and policy de ...

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10.14655/11971-518335 Health Research Board Drugs, Alcohol Consumption Drugnet Ireland is the Health Research Board's quarterly drug and alcohol research and policy newsletter.  It provides summaries and analysis of recent publications and policy dev ...

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10.14655/11971-536522 Health Research Board Drugnet Ireland is the Health Research Board's quarterly drug and alcohol research and policy newsletter.  It provides summaries and analysis of recent publications and policy developments and well as overv ...

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10.14655/11971-299006 Health Research Board Drug misuse, Alcohol misuse Drugnet Ireland is the Health Research Board's quarterly drug and alcohol research and policy newsletter.  It provides summaries and analysis of recent publications and policy de ...

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10.14655/11971-111506 Health Research Board Drug misuse, Alcohol misuse Drugnet Ireland is the Health Research Board's quarterly drug and alcohol research and policy newsletter.  It provides summaries and analysis of recent publications and policy de ...

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This issue includes: 10.14655/11971-60848 Health Research Board Drug misuse, Alcohol misuse This issue includes: • Substance use in the Midlands • Update on drug-related deaths • Non-fatal overdoses • HSE and drug service delivery • Evaluating national dr ...

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10.14655/11971-60849 Health Research Board Drugs, Alcohol • How does evidence feed into Ireland's drug policy? • Drug projects and local democracy • The burden of alcohol-related morbidity • Adulterants in illicit drugs • Finglas Addiction Support Te ...

Scarlet fever

What is scarlet fever? Scarlet fever is a common childhood infection caused by Streptococcus pyogenes (also known as group A Streptococcus [GAS]). These bacteria may be found on the skin, throat and other sites where they can live without causing problems ...

Northern Ireland setting the health systems research agenda

Over 70 health and research professionals came together for a workshop on Tuesday 17 April to make sure Northern Ireland actively contributes to setting the health systems research agenda for the coming years, both at home and abroad. This Â'National ...

Traveller Focus Week- improving health and wellbeing

Members of the Traveller community and their support organisations joined the Public Health Agency (PHA) and the Health and Social Care Board at an event in Dungannon to mark Traveller Focus Week (5- 11 December) by sharing the progress made, and celebrat ...

Poots launches £18m state-of-the-art Telemonitoring NI service

Health Minister Edwin Poots today marked the roll-out of a ground-breaking hi-tech scheme which will enable more patients to monitor their health in their own homes.Following funding of £18m from the Department of Health, the newly named Centre for Connec ...