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Tobacco Retailers Act (Northern Ireland) 2014- Retailers Guidance

From 6th April 2016, the Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety (DHSSPS) is commencing new legislation under the Tobacco Retailers Act (Northern Ireland) 2014. The Act aims to reduce smoking prevalence among children and young people by r ...

Guidance for HSC professionals on termination of pregnancy in Northern Ireland

This guidance aims to provide clarity on the law framing termination ofpregnancy in Northern Ireland. It is imperative that health and social careprofessionals understand their responsibilities under the law.  Department of Health, Social Services and Pub ...

Personal and Public Involvement (PPI)- DHSSPS Guidance to HSC

DHSSPS Guidance issued to Health and Social Care Organisation in relation to Personal and Public Involvement (PPI) Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety (Northern Ireland) Guidance literature, Safety and quality standards, Personal and P ...

Guidance for using firework injury statistics

Reader information, definitions and guidance on the use of firework injuries statistics. Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety (Northern Ireland) Guidance literature, DHSSPS statistics and research, Emergency care statistics Reader infor ...

Nursing Appraisal Guidance Notes to Support Nurses & Midwives with Revalidation

Nursing Appraisal Guidance Notes to Support Nurses  & Midwives with Revalidation. Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety (Northern Ireland) Guidance literature, Health workforce policy and management, Workforce policy reports and guid ...

Sepsis Management National Clinical Guideline No. 6

27.5.2015 Sepsis, severe sepsis and septic shock are used to describe the systemic inflammatory response of patients to infection, as a continuum of progressive and life threatening severity.  Sepsis is the clinical syndrome defined by the presence of bo ...

Excess winter deaths and morbidity and the health risks associated with cold homes

10.14655/105129-107388 National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) Death, Mortality, Winter, Climate, Housing, Cold home, Temperature The guideline is for commissioners, managers and health, social care and voluntary sector practitioners who ...

CFPP 01-06: Decontamination of Flexible Endoscopes(PDF 2.9MB)

Operational management manual 10.14655/799178-806166 Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety Surgical equipment Operational management manual Guidance Other Guidance /sites/default/files/documents/10.14655-799178-806166.pdf © Department of ...

Implementation of the Protection of Life During Pregnancy Act 2013- Guidance Document for Health Professionals

19.9.2014 The guidance document has been developed to assist health professionals in operating the Act when providing care to pregnant women with life threatening conditions. This document has been prepared by the Department of Health in collaboration wit ...

Children Order (PDF 508 KB)

10.14655/799178-801511 Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety Child welfare The Children Order series of regulations and guidance consists of the following: Volume 1: Court Orders and other Legal Issues Volume 2: Family Support, Child Min ...

Racial Equality in Health- Good Practice Guide- Consultation Document (PDF 261KB)

10.14655/799178-801485 Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety health, population, northern ireland, government, Reports and Consultation Documents This good practice guide has been produced by the Equity Commission for Northern Ireland in ...

Anthrax- Government Guidelines and Comments- 2001

10.14655/799178-801297 Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety Suspicious substances Anthrax- Government Guidelines and Comments- 2001 Anthrax containment Anthrax interim guide CMO_anthrax Guidance Other Guidance /sites/default/files/docum ...

Clinical Supervision for Mental Health Nurses in NI (PDF 135 KB)

Best Practice Guidelines 10.14655/799178-801093 Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety Nursing Best Practice Guidelines Mental Health Guidance Other Guidance /sites/default/files/documents/10.14655-799178-801093.pdf © Department of Health ...

Breaking Bad News... Regional Guidelines (PDF 270 KB)

Developed from Partnerships in Caring (2000) 10.14655/799178-801040 Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety Health service Developed from Partnerships in Caring (2000) Guidance Other Guidance /sites/default/files/documents/10.14655-799178- ...

General Palliative Care Guidance for Control of Pain in Patients with Cancer (PDF 56 KB)

General Palliative Care Guidelines 10.14655/799178-801039 Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety Cancer patient care This document is intended to be a practical clinical guideline for the control of pain in patients with cancer. Its targe ...

Carers And Direct Payments Act (Northern Ireland) 2002- Direct Payments Legislation; Guidance For Boards &Trusts (PDF 240 KB)

Carers And Direct Payments Act (Northern Ireland) 2002- Direct Payments Legislation & Guidance For Boards & Trusts 10.14655/799178-800858 Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety Health service Carers And Direct Payments Act (Northe ...

Regional Advisory Committee on Cancer- Guidance for the Management of Haematological Cancer (September 2004) (PDF 163 KB)

Regional Advisory Committee on Cancer- Guidance for the Management of Haematological Cancer (September 2004) 10.14655/799178-800784 Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety Haematological Cancer Haematological cancers in adults include a ra ...

NI Child Care Law- The Rough Guide (PDF 328 KB)

this document provides a practical guide to Northern Ireland child care law. 10.14655/799178-800757 Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety Child welfare This document provides a practical guide to Northern Ireland child care law. Guidance ...

Safe Parenting Handbook (PDF 1.07 Mb)

This handbook was published in conjunction with the 4 Area Child Protection Committees 10.14655/799178-800673 Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety Professional Advice This handbook was published in conjunction with the 4 Area Child Prot ...

Leaving and After Care Guidance and Regulations

The eighth volume in the series of Regulations and Guidance produced in the context of the Children (Northern Ireland) Order 1995. 10.14655/799178-800629 Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety Healthcare and health services The eighth vol ...