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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 ...

IPH response to the UK Policy Framework for Health and Social Care Research

10.14655/749069-1022708 Institute of Public Health in Ireland (IPH) Health Care, Social Care, Research, Social Services The Health Research Authority and devolved administrations are developing a new UK Policy Framework for Health and Social Care Research ...

IPH Response to the Health risks from alcohol: new guidelines consultation

10.14655/749069-1022707 Institute of Public Health in Ireland (IPH) Alcohol Consumption, Drinking Pattern, Harm The UK Chief Medical Officers commissioned an expert group to consider whether previous alcohol guidelines should be updated. The group reviewe ...

IPH response consultation on Draft Annual Indicators for the Monitoring and Evaluation of the ‘Active Ageing Strategy 2016- 2021’

10.14655/749069-1022706 Institute of Public Health in Ireland (IPH) Ageing, Older People Overarching comments on indicators for the Active Ageing Strategy · The outcome indicators document would benefit from being clearly aligned to the vision, purpose, a ...

IPH response to the Regulations to tackle drink driving in Northern Ireland

10.14655/749069-1022704 Institute of Public Health in Ireland (IPH) Alcohol Consumption, Drink Driving, Road Traffic, Accident New provisions to tackle the harm caused by drink driving in Northern Ireland were included in the Road Traffic (Amendment) Bill ...

IPH response to Guidelines for Wellbeing in Junior Cycle

10.14655/749069-1022703 Institute of Public Health in Ireland (IPH) Examination, Exam, Education, Wellbeing, Stress, Child Health In the Republic of Ireland a new Junior Cycle curriculum is under development. This includes a new Wellbeing component. This ...

IPH response on Diabetes Strategic Framework Consultation

10.14655/749069-1022702 Institute of Public Health in Ireland (IPH) Obesity, Overweight, Child Health, Diabetes IPH submitted views on the  Diabetes Strategic Framework Consultation in Northern Ireland  in May 2016. In Northern Ireland there are 85,000 ad ...

IPH response to Committee of Advertising Practice (CAP) consultation on food and soft drink advertising to children via non-broadcast media

10.14655/749069-1022701 Institute of Public Health in Ireland (IPH) Advertisment, Advertising, Food, Soft Drink, Media, Child Health, Obesity, Overweight, Weight Management The Committee of Advertising Practice (CAP) in the UK invited submissions to a con ...

IPH response to the Draft Programme for Government 2016-2021

10.14655/749069-1022700 Institute of Public Health in Ireland (IPH) Disadvantaged Communities, Health Outcomes, Government Policy, Health Equity, Service Delivery This Programme for Government Framework is a new approach which focuses on the major societa ...

Improving Health within Criminal Justice- IPH response

10.14655/749069-1022699 Institute of Public Health in Ireland (IPH) Crime, Criminal Justice, Health Inequality, Social Services IPH welcomed the draft strategy and action plan from DHSSPS and the Department of Justice  Improving Health within Criminal Jus ...

IPH response to consultation on Dublin City Council’s Speed Limit Review, 2016

10.14655/749069-1022698 Institute of Public Health in Ireland (IPH) Speed, Speeding, Speed Limit, Cycling, Bicycle Strategy, Travel IPH has been actively engaged in research and policy development relating to the interface between health, travel and the b ...

Leaving Prostitution: a strategy for help and support

Strategy under Section 19 of the Human Trafficking and Exploitation (Criminal Justice and Support for Victims) Act (Northern Ireland) 2015 Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety (Northern Ireland) Policy papers, Public health policy and a ...

Stopping Domestic and Sexual Violence and Abuse in Northern Ireland Strategy

The Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety and the Department of Justice, as the lead policy Departments for Domestic and Sexual Violence and Abuse, have publish a new Strategy for tackling domestic and sexual violence and abuse in Northe ...

Consultation on Draft Information Management Standards for National Health and Social Care Data Collections

Health Information and Quality Authority (HIQA) Information Management, Standards, Governance, Data Collection, Registry, Database, Health Care, Social Care HIQA have started a public consultation on new information management standards which we are curre ...

Public Consultation on proposed Special Speed Limit Bye-Laws 2016

Dublin City Council Speed limit, Traffic, Legislation Dublin City Council is undertaking a review of speed limits within our administrative area and wish to engage through consultation with members of the public, with particular regard to the extension of ...

The Firefighters Pension Scheme (Consequential Provisions) (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2016- Consultation Response Report

The Department ran a targeted consultation from 30 November to 18 December 2015 on draft regulations entitled the Firefighters’ Pension Scheme (Consequential Provisions) (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2015.  The purpose of these draft regulati ...

Research for Better Health and Social Care Strategy (2016-25)

Research and development is an integral part of ensuring that health and social care services are of the highest quality and informed by the best available and up-to-date evidence.  For that reason, DHSSPS invests over £10m annually in promoting research ...

Child Protection Policy for Children's Homes

Children are among the most vulnerable members of society: they are liable to abuse, exploitation and deprivation. They have the right to expect and receive protection from within the childcare system Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safet ...

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