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Promoting breastfeeding for mothers returning to work: a guide for employers

This booklet is the third in a series of Work Well guides aimed at promoting health in the workplace. It outlines to employers the business benefits of encouraging mothers to contine breastfeeding on return to work, the health benefits of breastfeeding fo ...

Immunisation for premature babies

This leaflet provides information on immunisation arrangements for premature babies.It includes information about the meningitis B vaccination. Public Health Agency Vaccination This leaflet provides information on immunisation arrangements for premature b ...

Depression and other common mental disorders

World Health Organization (WHO) Depression, Mental disorders, Health conditions, Disease, Health policy, Planning This booklet provides latest available estimates of the prevalence of depression and other common mental disorders at the global and regional ...

Information for women who were either unable to have or unable to complete breast screening x-rays (mammograms)

This leaflet is for women who were either unable to have or unable to complete breast screening x-rays (mammograms). It provides information on why this might have been what they should do next. There is a version for each Health and Social Care Trust. Pu ...

Dementia- know the signs

This leaflet supports the Dementia public information campaign.  Public Health Agency Mental Wellbeing This leaflet supports the Dementia public information campaign.  Mental Health Research and Evaluation Report http://www.publichealthagency.org/node/291 ...

Cook, cut and walk- top tips for Obesity Awareness Week

This Obesity Awareness Week (9-15 January) the Public Health Agency (PHA) is encouraging everyone to try to cook healthier recipes, cut out snacks and get a bit more active. Caroline Bloomfield, Health and Social Wellbeing Improvement Senior Manager at th ...

What is hepatitis? (easy read)

This is an easy read booklet designed to explain hepatitis B and C risk factors, symptoms, treatment and prevention. produced by CHANGE.CHANGE is a pioneer of easy read leaflets and they have been making information accessible for more than 20 years. They ...

Growing up unequal: gender and socioeconomic differences in young people's health and well-being. Health Behaviour in School-aged Children (HBSC) study: international report from the 2013/2014 survey

World Health Organization (WHO) Obesity, Mental health, Health behaviour, Patterns of eating, Tooth brushing, Physical activity, Risk behaviours, Tobacco, Alcohol, Cannabis, Sexual behaviour, Fighting, Bullying This book is the latest addition to a series ...

Literacy and Numeracy Learning for Life- Summary

Literacy and Numeracy Learning for Life- Summary. Provided by the Department of Education and Skills, Ireland. 10.14655/6744-949558 Department of Education and Skills, Curriculum and Assessment Policy Primary Education, Post Primary Education, Literacy In ...

Equal Measures

Equal Measures. Provided by the Department of Education and Skills, Ireland. 10.14655/6744-949533 Department of Education and Skills, Central Policy Unit Primary Education, Post Primary Education, Literacy The Gender Equality Unit of the Department of Edu ...

A guide to preventing blood clots

This patient information leaflet is aimed at people who are at risk of developing a blood clot and includes details on what a blood clot is, the signs and symptoms, the risk factors and what methods may be used to reduce the risk of a blood clot. 10.14655 ...

Leaflets for patients and vistors on healthcare associated infections- including accessible formats

Healthcare associated infections are infections that someone has developed,as a direct result of receiving healthcare.Occasionally, carers or others providing healthcare may develop HCAIs. 10.14655/6744-933845 Public Health Agency Infection, Patient, Visi ...

Setting the Standards- Personal and Public Involvement (PPI)

This leaflet provides an overview of PPI and outlines the five Standards developed to set out what is expected of Health and Social Care (HSC) organisations and staff. 10.14655/6744-933764 Public Health Agency PPI, Health Service, Health Staff This leafle ...

TB (Tuberculosis): the disease, its treatment and prevention

This booklet offers general advice on the control of tuberculosis (TB)  10.14655/6744-933551 Public Health Agency Tuberculosis, TB, Epidemiology This booklet offers general advice on the control of tuberculosis (TB)  Research and Evaluation Report http:// ...

Breast screening: why have I been called back? (English and translations)

This leaflet is used to support the Northern Ireland breast screening programme and explains the additional tests that may be offered at a breast assessment clinic following a mammogram that has shown a possible abnormality  10.14655/6744-933500 Public He ...

Stopping smoking made easier (English and translations)

This booklet takes smokers through the stages of stopping smoking:preparing to stopstoppingstaying stoppedIt also provides advice on the various forms of nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) and non-nicotine medications available, as well as a list of conta ...

Teeth matter! Caring for your children's teeth: advice for parents and carers of children with special needs

This booklet explains how to care for the teeth of children with special needs. 10.14655/6744-933455 Public Health Agency Teeth, Dental health, Child health, Special needs This booklet explains how to care for the teeth of children with special needs. Men ...

Bowel cancer screening: how to take the test (English and 10 translations)

This leaflet provides step by step instructions on using the Faecal Occult Blood test (FOBt) for bowel cancer screening.The translations are of the 2010 versions when screening was for 60Â-69 year olds but this has been extended to 60Â-74 year olds. 10.14 ...

Immunisation for pre-school children three years and four months old (English and translations)

This booklet contains the facts about the vaccine against diphtheria, tetanus, whooping cough (pertussis) and polio, and the MMR booster given to children at the age of three years and four months.  10.14655/6744-933409 Public Health Agency Immunisation, ...

Hepatitis C- Could I be at risk? (English and 6 translations)

This leaflet provides information on Hepatitis C - how the virus is spread, the symptoms of the virus and treatment available. 10.14655/6744-933407 Public Health Agency Hepatitis C, Infection, Virus, Treatment This leaflet provides information on Hepatiti ...