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National Guidelines on Accessible Health and Social Care Services- A guidance document for staff on the provision of accessible services for all

HSE in partnership with the National Disability Authority Accessible services, Disability, Health Care The HSE published new guidelines giving practical guidance to all health and social care staff on how they can provide accessible services to patients a ...

Cold weather plan for England 2014; Protecting health and reducing harm from cold weather

10.14655/743983-812560 Public Health England Cold weather; fuel poverty Practical things we can all do to minimise the risk to our health this winter, are spelled out in the 2014 Cold Weather Plan for England. It is estimated that every year there are mor ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Developing a Workplace Policy on Domestic Violence and Abuse (PDF 219KB)

Guidance for Employers 10.14655/799178-800374 Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety Violence This guide for employers has been produced by the Regional Steering Group on Domestic Violence in line with the strategy and action plan “Tackli ...

Code of Conduct for Healthcare Chaplains (PDF 579KB)

10.14655/799178-799746 Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety Healthcare Code of Conduct for Healthcare Chaplains Guidance Other Guidance /sites/default/files/documents/10.14655-799178-799746.pdf © Department of Health, Social Services an ...

Northern Ireland Primary and Secondary Care Opioid Substitute Treatment Guidelines 2013 (PDF 4.5MB)

Northern Ireland Primary and Secondary Care Opioid Substitute Treatment Guidelines 2013 10.14655/799178-799377 Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety Health, population, government, Professional Advice Drugs misuse Research and Evaluation ...

What is a serving size: A guide for pre-schools

10.14655/105129-793856 safefood Food quantity for children This guide offers practical help to all those providing food for pre-school age children. It is a pictorial manual giving real life serving sizes to guide care-givers, parents and guardians on sui ...

Standards for school food in England

Department for Education Departmental advice on the standards for planning and providing food in schools. This departmental advice is for governing bodies of: maintained schools academies pupil referral units who provide food to registered pupils. Revised ...

Mental health and behaviour in schools

Department of Education Pupil, Behaviour, Mental health needs This advice is for: schools It includes: how and when to refer to Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) practical advice to support children with emotional and behavioural difficu ...

Prevention and Control Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) National Clinical Guideline No. 2

5.6.2013 Prevention and Control Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) National Clinical Guideline No. 2   Click here to download National Clinical Guideline – MRSA  PDF 1MB Click here to download National Clinical Guideline – MRSA (Summary) ...

Healthcare Waste Packaging Guidelines 2010

13.3.2010 Healthcare Waste Packaging Guidelines 2010 Click here to download PDF 420KB This document replaces the publication entitled Segregation Packaging and Storage Guidelines for Healthcare Risk Waste – 3rd edition, published in 2004. Click here to do ...

Guidance for those selling Tobacco Products

12.6.2009 Guidance for those selling Tobacco Products Click here to download PDF 417kb Prescribed Signage PDF 714kb 10.14655/771574-773756 Department of Health (Ireland) Selling tobacco to the public Guidance for those selling Tobacco Products PDF 417kb P ...

Immunisation Guidelines for Ireland (2008)

24.6.2008 Immunisation Guidelines for Ireland (2008) This revised report on immunisation guidelines for Ireland has been prepared with the assistance of an active Committee from associated disciplines in Paediatrics, Infectious Diseases, General Practice, ...

Food and Nutrition Guidelines for Pre-School Services

21.3.2004 Click here to download PDF Department of Health (Ireland) Eating habits of children Click here to download PDF Obesity Guidance Other Guidance http://health.gov.ie/blog/publications/food-and-nutrition-guidelines-for-pre-school-services/ © Depart ...

Healthy Catering Guidelines For Staff and Visitors in Healthcare Facilities

21.3.2004 Click here to download PDF Department of Health (Ireland) health, population, ireland, government Click here to download PDF Guidance Other Guidance http://health.gov.ie/blog/publications/healthy-catering-guidelines-for-staff-and-visitors-in-hea ...

The Nursing and Midwifery Resource- Guidance for Best Practice on the Recruitment of Overseas Nurses and Midwives

10.12.2001 Guidance for Best Practice on the Recruitment of Overseas Nurses and Midwives is prepared specifically for employers. The document includes a set of principles which are fundamental to the development of a model of transcultural nursing and mid ...

Food and Nutrition Guidelines for Primary Schools

26.6.2003 Food & Nutrition Guidelines for Primary Schools The Government has identified school children as one group to be given priority during the planning and delivery of programmes and initiatives for good health throughout life. In the Government ...

A guideline for transfusion of red blood cells in surgical patients

10.1.2001 Use of red blood cell transfusion in surgical patients must be based on clear expectation of benefit, based on the best available evidence. Transfusing patients with allogeneic blood exposes them to risks such as infection, adverse immunological ...