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Growing Up in Ireland- Key Findings: Infand Cohort (at 5 years) No.2 Socio-emotional well-being of five-year-olds

Growing Up in Ireland Child development This is the first in a series of Key Findings from the third wave of interviews with the Infant Cohort in Growing Up in Ireland. The families of around 11,000 children were initially interviewed in 2008/09 when the ...

Growing Up in Ireland- Key Findings: Infant Cohort (at 5 years) No. 3 Well-being, play and diet among five-year-olds

Growing Up in Ireland Child development This is the first in a series of Key Findings from the third wave of interviews with the Infant Cohort in Growing Up in Ireland. The families of around 11,000 children were initially interviewed in 2008/09 when the ...

Growing Up in Ireland- Key Findings: Infand Cohort (at 5 years) No. 4 The family circumstances of five-year-olds

Growing Up in Ireland Child development This is the first in a series of Key Findings from the third wave of interviews with the Infant Cohort in Growing Up in Ireland. The families of around 11,000 children were initially interviewed in 2008/09 when the ...

Socioeconomic Inequalities in Child Health in Ireland

LAYTE, RICHARD; NOLAN, ANNE; Socio-Economic Health; Child Health; Inequalities; Ireland; There is extensive empirical evidence on the link between socio-economic status (SES) and child health outcomes. However, there is some international evidence that th ...

Research for Universal Health Coverage

World Health Organization (WHO) Access to health services Universal health coverage ensures everyone has access to the health services they need without suffering financial hardship as a result. In December 2012, a UN resolution was passed encouraging gov ...

Report on health inequalities in the European Union

European Commission (EC) Social factors of health inequalities This report examines various factors causing health inequalities and finds that social factors such as income, unemployment levels and levels of education are drivers. The review found many ex ...

Putting Patients First: The NHS England Business Plan for 2013/14- 2015/16

National Health Service (NHS) England Putting Patients First: the NHS England business plan for 2013/14 – 2015/16 is a three year plan that will measure how health and care services are performing with a strong emphasis on making sure feedback from patien ...

Pct unemployment, RoI 2011

Central Statistics Office (CSO) Mental health; Working conditions; Unemployment Refinement: Mental health; Working conditions Percentage of the population aged 15+ years that are unemployed (looking for first regular job or having lost or given up previou ...

Pct third level education, RoI 2011

Central Statistics Office (CSO) Education; Demographic and socioeconomic conditions; School Refinement: Education; Demographic and socioeconomic conditions Percentage of the population aged 15+ years ceased full-time education who have a third level quali ...

Health and the 2008 Economic Recession: Evidence from the United Kingdom

Astell-Burt, T. and Feng, X. Economic recession The economic recession which began in 2008 has resulted in a substantial increase in unemployment across many countries, including the United Kingdom. Strong association between unemployment and poor health ...

A strategy to improve the lives of people with disabilities- 2012 to 2015

Northern Ireland Executive People with disabilities The Executive's strategy acknowledges that people with disabilities deserve to be treated equally alongside those without disabilities. This Strategy acknowledges that women and children especially ...

Homeless Strategy National Implementation Plan

Department of the Environment, Heritage and Local Government Homelessness Implementation of the Homeless Strategy will be carried out primarily through the local homeless action plan process. These will be put on a statutory basis through the Housing (Mis ...

Travel time A&E NI 2010

NISRA Coronary Heart Disease. Appropriate Care. StrokeRefinement: Coronary Heart Disease. Appropriate Care. Stroke The time it takes to travel to an Accident & Emergency hospital. Numerator: Travel time to an Accident and Emergency hospital (minutes), ...

The Financial Impact of a Cancer Diagnosis

Sharp, L. and Timmons, A., National Cancer Registry Ireland Economic burden of cancer The costs to the health services of the diagnosis and treatment of cancer are substantial. These costs have increased over the past decades and are expected to rise furt ...

Urban Physical Environments and Health Inequalities: A Scoping Review of Interventions

Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI) Factors influencing health This scoping review is the second report in a two part-series on urban physical environments and health inequalities by the Canadian Population Health Initiative (CPHI). It builds ...

Quarterly National Household Survey: Equality

Central Statistics Office Ireland (CSO) Equality and discrimination among people aged 18 years and over A module on the topic of equality and discrimination among people aged 18 years and over was included in the Quarterly National Household Survey (QNHS) ...

The Norwegian Public Health Act

Ministry of Health and Care Services (MHCS), Norway Act to promote public health and reduce social inequalities in health The purpose of this Act is to contribute to societal development that promotes public health and reduces social inequalities in healt ...

The equity action spectrum: taking a comprehensive approach

World Health Organization (WHO), Regional Office for Europe Guidance for addressing inequalities in health This guidance aims to support European policy-makers to improve the design and iplementation of policies to reduce inequities in health. It brings t ...

View of Clinical Genetic Services in Northern Ireland- Equality Impact Assessment (PDF 306 KB)

Public Consultation on the Future Development of Clinical Genetic Services- Part II (Equality Impact Assessment) Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety Genetics Public Consultation on the Future Development of Clinical Genetic Services- P ...

A Tobacco-Free Future- An all-island report on tobacco, inequalities and childhood 2013

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