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Service Frameworks & Standards

Service Frameworks and Standards

Healthy Child, Healthy Future: A Framework for the Universal Child Health Promotion Programme in Northern Ireland- Pregnancy to 19 Years

Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety (DHSSPSNI) Child Health The First Minister and Deputy First Minister, through the OFMDFM Strategy, ‘our Children and Young People- our Pledge’, (2006), aim to improve the life chances for children an ...

Childminding and Day Care for Children Under Age 12

DHSSPS Child care services, Child health, Childminding The Minimum Standards for Day Care and Childminding for Children Under Age 12 have been developed to provide assurance of a consistent level of quality in these services, and also to ensure a consiste ...

New strategic Direction for Alcohol and Drugs: A Framework for Reducing Alcohol and Drugs Related Harm in Northern Ireland Phase 2, 2011- 2016

Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety (DHSSPSNI) Substance misuse Alcohol and drug misuse, and their related harms, cost our society hundreds of millions of pounds every year. However, this financial burden can neverfully describe the fu ...

Public Health Outcomes Framework 2013 to 2016

Department of Health Public health The Public Health Outcomes Framework Healthy lives, healthy people: Improving outcomes and supporting transparency sets out a vision for public health, desired outcomes and the indicators that will help us understand how ...

Health in All Policies Framework for Country Action

World Health Organization (WHO) Equity, Health equality, Social enviromenrt, Policy-making Many of the determinants of health and health inequities in populations have social and economic origins that are beyond the direct influence of the health sector a ...

Fuel Poverty: A Framework for Future Action

Department of Energy and Climate Change Household, Energy bills This document sets out a framework for future action in tackling fuel poverty in England. It provides a bridge between the independent Hills Review of fuel poverty published last year and a f ...

International Code of Marketing of Breast-Milk Substitutes (1981)

World Health Organization (WHO) Breast-milk substitutes The World Health Organization and UNICEF have for many years emphasized the importance of maintaining the practice of breastfeeding, and of reviving the practice where it is in decline, as a way to i ...

Research Data e- Infrastructures: Framework for Action in H2020

European Commission (EC) Open Access publishing The emergence of data driven science reflects the increasing value of a range of observational, sensor, simulation, streaming and experimental data in every field of science. Data e- infrastructures link kno ...

NICE Quality Standards

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) Health service standards NICE quality standards are a concise set of statements designed to drive and measure priority quality improvements within a particular area of care. NICE quality standar ...

Quality Standard for Asthma

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) Asthma This quality standard defines clinical best practice within this topic area. It provides specific, concise quality statements, measures and audience descriptors to provide the public, hea ...

Learning Disability Service Framework: Consultation Document

Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety (DHSSPSNI) Standards of care, Service users, Carers, Family The overall aim of the Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety (DHSSPS) (the Department) is to improve the health and socia ...

Service Framework for Cancer Prevention, Treatment and Care

Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety (DHSSPSNI) Standards for the care of cancer patients The Service Framework for Cancer Prevention, Treatment and Care is the third in a planned series of Service Frameworks to be developed.   It sets ...

National Standards for Safer Better Healthcare

Health Information and Quality Authority (HIQA) Quality, Safety, Health Care, Social Care Services The Health Information and Quality Authority (HIQA) is the independent Authority established to drive continuous improvement in Ireland’s health and persona ...

Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety Northern Ireland Service Frameworks

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Draft BAI General and Children's Commercial Communications Codes: Consultation Document

Broadcasting Authority of Ireland Governing standards, Practices, Broadcasting code, Broadcasters The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland (BAI) is an independent statutory organisation responsible for a number of key areas of activity with regard to televis ...

Commissioning framework for health and well-being

This framework builds on the White Paper Our health, our care, our say, which promised to help people stay healthy and independent, to give people choice in their care services, to deliver services closer to home and to tackle inequalities. 10.14655/6744- ...

End of life care standards for people with dementia

End of life care standards for people with dementiaThis project, funded under Call 1 of CARDI’s Grants Programme and led by Dr Suzanne Cahill, School of Social Work and Social Policy, Trinity College Dublin, highlights the need for guaranteed standards of ...

European Statistics Code of Practice

Eurostat BEST PRACTICE, QUALITY STANDARD, STATISTICAL DATA The European Statistics Code of Practice sets the standard for developing, producing and disseminating European statistics. It builds upon a common ESS definition of quality in statistics and targ ...

Draft National Standards for Safer Better Healthcare

Health Information and Quality Authority (HIQA) Standards, Quality, Safety, Healthcare services This consultation document presents for public consultation proposed new national standards for the quality and safety of healthcare services in Ireland. These ...

Service Framework for Mental health and Wellbeing

Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety Standards of care for patients, clients, their carers and wider family The overall aim of the Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety (DHSSPS) is to improve the health and social well ...