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Healthy Child, Healthy Future: A Framework for the Universal Child Health Promotion Programme in Northern Ireland- Pregnancy to 19 Years

Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety (DHSSPSNI) Child Health The First Minister and Deputy First Minister, through the OFMDFM Strategy, ‘our Children and Young People- our Pledge’, (2006), aim to improve the life chances for children an ...

Childminding and Day Care for Children Under Age 12

DHSSPS Child care services, Child health, Childminding The Minimum Standards for Day Care and Childminding for Children Under Age 12 have been developed to provide assurance of a consistent level of quality in these services, and also to ensure a consiste ...

Draft BAI General and Children's Commercial Communications Codes: Consultation Document

Broadcasting Authority of Ireland Governing standards, Practices, Broadcasting code, Broadcasters The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland (BAI) is an independent statutory organisation responsible for a number of key areas of activity with regard to televis ...

Nutrition Standards for School Meals

25.9.2017 These Nutrition Standards for School Meals are being published under the auspices of Healthy Ireland, the national Framework which aims to improve the health and wellbeing of the population of Ireland. Healthy Ireland takes a â?~whole of Governm ...

Nutritional Standards for School Lunches and Other School Food

FINAL DECISIONS ON THE REPORT OF THE SCHOOL MEALS REVIEW PANEL ON SCHOOL LUNCHES AND THE ADVICE OF THE SCHOOL FOOD TRUST ON OTHER SCHOOL FOOD 10.14655/6744-21535 School Food Trust (SFT) Standards for food in school In September 2005 the Government receive ...

Controls Assurance Standards

Set out below are 22 Controls Assurance Standards which have been developed by the DoH to support the embedding of organisation-wide risk management in HSC Bodies.   10.14655/11971-1022235 Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety (Northern ...

Training framework for specialist stop smoking services in Northern Ireland, 2015

This framework document outlines the training standards and learning outcomes for stop smoking service providers. It describes the knowledge and skills necessary to provide services, and sets the minimum standards for delivery.Also available as a PDF is t ...

Framework for Safe Nurse Staffing and Skill Mix in General and Specialist Medical and Surgical Care Settings in Ireland 2018

16.4.2018 Final Report and Recommendations by the Taskforce on Staffing and Skill Mix for Nursing The Taskforce on Staffing and Skill Mix for Nursing began its work in September 2014.  The core objective of the Taskforce is to develop frameworks to supp ...

Working Together for Health- A National Strategic Framework for Health and Social Care Workforce Planning

13.11.2017 Global and regional health workforce demand is expected to increase in the coming decades as a consequence of population and economic growth, combined with demographic, epidemiological and other factors. In this context, the European Commission ...

Framework for Preventing and Addressing Overweight and Obesity 2012- 2022- Progress Report on 2015- 19 outcomes (June 2016- June 2017)

This report outlines the current progress (June 2016 to June 2017) made under the current implementation[i], of the ten year obesity prevention framework A Fitter Future for All 2012–2022. 10.14655/11971-1152036 Department of Health (Northern Ireland) Gui ...

Working Together for Health- A National Strategic Framework for Health and Social Care Workforce Planning

13.11.2017 Global and regional health workforce demand is expected to increase in the coming decades as a consequence of population and economic growth, combined with demographic, epidemiological and other factors. In this context, the European Commission ...

Nutrition Standards for School Meals

25.9.2017 These Nutrition Standards for School Meals are being published under the auspices of Healthy Ireland, the national Framework which aims to improve the health and wellbeing of the population of Ireland. Healthy Ireland takes a â?~whole of Governm ...

Minimum standards for supported lodgings for young people and young adults (aged 16-21) in Northern Ireland

Supported lodgings aim to provide young people with safe, suitable and supportive places to live within a local familial type environment. The minimum standards for supported lodgings accommodation will set a benchmark to be used by current and future sup ...

Northern Ireland Medicines Optimisation Quality Framework

The Medicines Optimisation Quality Framework aims to support better health outcomes for our population by focusing attention on gaining the best possible outcome from medicines every time that they are prescribed, dispensed or administered. The Framework ...

Governance Framework for the Department of Health

21.4.2016This Governance Framework aims to provide a clear overview of the principal aspects of corporate governance within the Department of Health.The Governance Framework is drafted in accordance with the Corporate Governance Standard for the Civil Ser ...

A Framework for Personalised Care and Population Health for Nurses, Midwives, Health Visitors and Allied Health Professionals

This framework has been developed to underpin our national programme to maximise the impact of nurses, midwives, health visitors and allied health professionals (AHPs) on improving health outcomes and reducing inequalities. It aims to support and shape “h ...

Standards for Conscious Sedation in the Provision of Dental Care Report

Our purpose in writing is to clarify the way forward for the consideration of the findings of the Standards for Conscious Sedation in the Provision of Dental Care Report. The four CDOs have met with representatives from the Intercollegiate Advisory Commit ...

Framework Agreement on the Supply and Pricing of Medicines

20.7.2016 Medicines play a key role in improving the health of patients in Ireland. Securing timely access to medicines for patients at an affordable price, in particular innovative medicines offering enhanced health outcomes, is a key priority for Irelan ...

Framework for All Island Clinical Network for Congenital Heart Disease

3.3.2015 With the acceptance by Minister Wells and Minister Varadkar of the recommendations of the International Working Group (IWG) report on an all island model for congenital heart disease, a framework of governance which can facilitate the work requir ...

Service Framework for Cardiovascular Health and Wellbeing (2014)

Easy Access Version 10.14655/799178-799327 Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety Cardiovascular health Welcome to the easy access version of the Service Framework for Cardiovascular Health and Wellbeing.   It sets out what you can expect ...