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National Cancer Strategy 2017-2026

5.7.2017 This National Cancer Strategy 2017-2026 aims to meet the needs of cancer patients in Ireland for the next decade. Rapid advances have been made in cancer diagnostics and treatments. The objective is to ensure that cancer services respond to both ...

Reducing Harm, Supporting Recovery 2017- 2025

17.7.2017 Irelandâ?Ts “Reducing Harm, Supporting Recovery” strategy sets out the Governmentâ?Ts response to addressing the harm caused by substance misuse in our society over the next eight years.  It identifies a set of key actions to be delivered betwe ...

Reducing Harm, Supporting Recovery: A health-led response to drug and alcohol use in Ireland 2017- 2015

10.14655/11971-1100595 Department of Health (RoI) Substance Misuse Ireland’s “Reducing Harm, Supporting Recovery” strategy sets out the Government’s response to addressing the harm caused by substance misuse in our society over the next eight years.  It i ...

Connecting for life: Kerry. Suicide prevention action plan 2017- 2020.

. 10.14655/11971-1091129 Resource Office for Suicide Prevention Suicide, Self-harm The impact of suicide is devastating and far-reaching. It reverberates outwards through families, friends and communities. An issue that affects all of us so deeply can only ...

Rebuilding Ireland: action plan for housing and homelessness.

The overarching aim of this Action Plan is to ramp up delivery of housing from its current under-supply across all tenures to help individuals and families meet their housing needs, and to help those who are currently housed to remain in their homes or be ...

UISCE strategic plan 2017.

UISCE (Union for Improved Services Communication and Education) provide an independent representative voice for people who use drugs and work towards protecting their civil liberties and human rights. UISCE is aware of the need to constantly renew and reg ...

EMCDDA strategy 2025.

. 10.14655/11971-1090892 European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction Substance Misuse This strategy sets out an ambitious course of travel for the agency to 2025. It presents a vision to contribute to a healthier and more secure Europe, through ...

Action plan for education 2017.

. 10.14655/11971-1090885 Department of Education and Skills Education, Training Services Action Plan 2017 is derived from the Action Plan for Education 2016-2019 and builds on the progress made to date and incorporates feedback from the consultation proces ...

Institute of Public Health in Ireland (IPH) response to Department of Finance Sugar-Sweetened Drinks Tax Public Consultation

10.14655/11971-1084921 Institute of Public Health in Ireland (IPH) Sugar tax, Sugar sweetened drink, Child health, Obesity IPH welcomed the opportunity to respond to a Department of Finance (RoI) consultation on the forthcoming sugar sweetened drinks tax ...

IPH response to: Towards a new National Women’s Strategy 2017- 2020

10.14655/11971-1084916 Institute of Public Health in Ireland (IPH) Equality, Women, Education, Employment, Income, Attitude The Department of Justice and Equality (RoI) launched a public consultation on the new National Women's Strategy on 23 Novembe ...

IPH response to the Planning (Environmental Impact Assessment) Regulations (NI) 2017

10.14655/11971-1084870 Institute of Public Health in Ireland Infrastructure, Environmental Impact IPH welcomed the opportunity to respond to the NI Department for Infrastructure on the Planning (Environmental Impact Assessment) Regulations (Northern Irela ...

Consultation response to the National Planning Framework

10.14655/11971-1084868 Institute of Public Health in Ireland Housing, Spatial planning IPH welcomes the opportunity to respond to the  consultation  on the National Planning Framework held by the Department of Housing, Planning, Community and Local Govern ...

IPH response to Regulations restricting smoking in private vehicles when children are present

10.14655/11971-1084865 Institute of Public Health in Ireland Smoking, Child health, Vehicle, Tobacco IPH welcome the opportunity to respond to the NI consultation on regulations to restrict smoking in private vehicles when children are present. The draft ...

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.

. 10.14655/11971-1062913 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, St ...

Regulations restricting smoking in private vehicles when children are present

10.14655/11971-1057383 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 encour ...

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 ...