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HSE policy on public health information initiatives related to alcohol.

. Health Service Executive Alcohol The purpose of this policy is to provide clarity on the HSE’s position with regard to engaging, directly or indirectly, in any initiatives, partnership or funding arrangements with the alcohol industry. This states that H ...

Health and social care professions education and development strategy 2016- 2019.

Health and Social Care Professions (HSCP) is a term used to encompass a diverse, highly educated and skilled range of professionals with significant contributions to make to the health, care, wellbeing and quality of life of the population. HSCP are well ...

National Male Health Policy: Building on the strengths of Australian males

Department of Health and Ageing, Australian Government Men's health, Health outcomes, Health policy, Poor health, Gender The Policy provides a framework for improving the health of all males and achieving equal health outcomes for population groups o ...

Improving Men’s Health in Northern Ireland

British Medical Association in Northern Ireland Men's health, Poor health, Health services, Health policy Summary of recommendations 1 The need for increased research to develop a men’s health policy Priority Actions: • Develop the male health eviden ...

Joint strategy on the management of offenders 2016-2018.

. Department of Justice and Equality Offenders, Crime, Justice System Department of Justice and Equality. (2016) Joint strategy on the management of offenders 2016-2018. Dublin: Department of Justice and Equality. Policy Policies, Strategies & Action p ...

Regulations restricting smoking in private vehicles when children are present

Department of Health (NI) Smoking, Smokinjg cessation, Smoking restrictions, Passive smoke, Vehicle, Child health Views are being sought on draft regulations to restrict smoking in private vehicles carrying children. We would encourage you to respond via ...

Statement of Strategy 2016-2019

20.12.2016 This is the Statement of Strategy for the Department of Health for the period 2016-2019. It sets out our mission, our values, and our role and main functions. It describes the current environment in which health and social services are to be de ...

National Men's Health Action Plan [Healthy Ireland- Men HI-M (2017-2021)]

Men's Health Forum in Ireland (MHFI) Men's health, Gender-specific strategy, Life expectancy, Mortality, Health inequalities, Community engagement, Sustainability, Partnership, Capacity building Ireland became the first country in the world to p ...

A Diabetes Strategic Framework

Health Minister Michelle O'Neill is delighted to present a Diabetes Strategic Framework for the north of Ireland. Diabetes is a condition which we know affects at least 90,000 people living here. Every day here, on average, 10 people are newly diagno ...

Sugar-Sweetened Drinks Tax

Department of Finance (RoI) Sugar sweetened drinks, Taxation, Levy, Child obesity, Obesity, Policy The Minister for Finance, Michael Noonan TD, invites interested parties to make submissions in relation to a tax on the production and importation of sugar- ...

Proposed regulation of Counsellors and Psychotherapists under the Health and Social Care Professionals Act 2005: Public Consultation Submissions invited

31.8.2016 The Minister for Health, Mr Simon Harris TD, in accordance with section 4(2)(b) of the  Health and Social Care Professionals Act 2005, wishes to give  interested persons, organisations and other bodies an opportunity to make representations to ...

A Healthy Weight for Ireland: Obesity Policy and Action Plan 2016 – 2025

Department of Health (RoI) Obesity, Overweight, Healthy eating, Eating Habits, Physical activity, Exercise This Obesity Policy and Action Plan is the result of the Government’s desire to assist its people to achieve better health and in particular to redu ...

IPH response to DOE pre-consultation on need for NI Climate Change Bill

10.14655/749069-1022740 Institute of Public Health in Ireland (IPH) Climate Change, Pollution, Environment The Department of Environment (NI) recently sought views on the need for a Northern Ireland Climate Change Bill. IPH has a keen interest in the effe ...

IPH response to Office of the First Minister and Deputy First Minister 'Active Ageing Strategy 2014-2020' Consultation

10.14655/749069-817616 Institute of Public Health in Ireland (IPH) Ageing, Physical Activity, Older People Active ageing has been identified as a priority by the World Health Organization and there is now widespread consensus that measures to ensure older ...

IPH response to UK consultation on the introduction of regulations for standardised packaging of tobacco products

10.14655/749069-817616 Institute of Public Health in Ireland (IPH) Tobacco, Smoking, Regulations In April 2012, a UK public consultation sought feedback from those with an interest in the policy of standardised packaging for tobacco products The UK Govern ...

IPH Response to DRD’s Consultation on Draft Bicycle Strategy for Northern Ireland- August 2014

10.14655/749069-1022729 Institute of Public Health in Ireland (IPH) Physical Activity, Exercise, Cycling, Transport The Department for Regional Development (DRD) has developed a Draft Bicycle Strategy for Northern Ireland which sets out, over a 25 year pe ...

IPH responded to a draft consultation- Research for Better Health and Social Care: A Strategy for Health and Social Care Research and Development in Northern Ireland

10.14655/749069-1022715 Institute of Public Health in Ireland (IPH) Health Care, Social Care, Research, Evaluation In September 2014 the Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety sought views on a Strategy for Health and Social Care Research ...

Submission to the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Health and Children on the Heads of the Public Health (Alcohol) Bill 2015

10.14655/749069-1022713 Institute of Public Health in Ireland (IPH) Alcohol, Regulatory Measures, Alcohol-related Harm IPH welcomes the opportunity to comment on Heads of the Public Health (Alcohol) Bill. International evidence supports these regulatory m ...

IPH response to 'Supporting the best start in life' Infant Mental Health Framework and Action Plan 2015-2018 Consultation

10.14655/749069-1022712 Institute of Public Health in Ireland (IPH) Infant Health, Child Health, Mental Health The Infant Mental Health Framework and Action Plan represents a committment to improve interventions from the ante-natal period through to child ...

IPH response to the Review of the Public Health Act (Northern Ireland) 1967 Consultation

10.14655/749069-1022711 Institute of Public Health in Ireland (IPH) Public Health Legislation, Population Health, Communicable Disease, Non-communicable Disease The Public Health Act (Northern Ireland) 1967 has not been updated in any significant respect ...

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