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Guidelines for the safe administration of cytotoxic medical preparations in the treatment of patients with cancer

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Segregation Packaging and Storage Guidelines for Healthcare Risk Waste- 3rd edition

21.3.2004 Click here to download PDF Department of Health (Ireland) Waste management Click here to download PDF Guidance Other Guidance http://health.gov.ie/blog/publications/segregation-packaging-and-storage-guidelines-for-healthcare-risk-waste-3rd-editi ...

Guidelines on the Provision of Structured Car Parking Facilities at Acute Hospitals

26.6.2003 Guidelines on the Provision of Structured Car Parking Facilities at Acute Hospitals These guidelines have been developed to ensure that any future developments for car parking facilities are consistent with Department policy and deliver value fo ...

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 ...

Benzodiazepines: Good Practice Guidelines for Clinicians

10.12.2002 Benzodiazepines are one of the most widely used prescription medicinal products in the world. Benzodiazepines may be prescribed safely in the short-term and are a highly effective treatment for anxiety, insomnia and some forms of epilepsy and s ...

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 ...

Confidentiality- Ethical Considerations in HIV transmission: Guidelines for Professionals

10.6.2001 This document is designed to provide guidelines to professionals working with people who are HIV positive where the person living with HIV is placing other people at risk of infection through unprotected sexual intercourse or needle sharing, wit ...

NICE: Physical activity and the environment. Evidence update 57

NICE Physical activity, Environment A summary of selected new evidence relevant to NICE public health guidance 8 ‘Physical activity and the environment’ (2008) Obesity Guidance NICE Guidance ...

Guidelines for Media Portrayals of Individuals Affected by Obesity

Yale Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity, The Obesity Society (TOS) and the Obesity Action Coalition (OAC) Journalist, Journalism, Fair, Balanced, Accurate,Obesity The purpose of these guidelines is to ensure that all persons, regardless of their body ...

Sustrans Design Manual Handbook for cycle-friendly design

Sustrans Active Travel This document is part of a suite of technical design guidance on active travel being developed by Sustrans. There is much useful material already available from a range of organisations, and this guidance from Sustrans aims to provi ...

Alcohol and inequities- Guidance for addressing inequities in alcohol-related harm

World Health Organization (WHO), Regional Office for Europe Alcohol consumption, Alcohol-related harm This policy guidance aims to support European policy-makers to improve the design and implementation of policies to reduce inequities in alcohol-related ...

Injuries and inequities- Guidance for addressing inequities in unintentional injuries

World Health Organization (WHO), Regional Office for Europe Accidental injuries This policy guidance aims to support national, regional and local policy-makers in Europe to prepare, implement and follow up policy actions and interventions to reduce inequi ...

The equity action spectrum: taking a comprehensive approach

World Health Organization (WHO), Regional Office for Europe Guidance for addressing inequalities in health This guidance aims to support European policy-makers to improve the design and iplementation of policies to reduce inequities in health. It brings t ...

Needle and Syringe Exchange Programmes

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) This guidance updates and replaces NICE public health guideline 18 (published February 2009). This guidance makes recommendations on needle and syringe programmes, including those provided by ph ...

Community Use of School Premises: A Guidance Toolkit for Schools

Department of Education Northern Ireland (DENI) School building, Environment The Department, working alongside a joint Working Group led by the Council for Catholic Maintained Schools (CCMS) and the Education and Library Boards (ELBs), with input from oth ...

Start active, stay active: a report on physical activity from the four home countries' Chief Medical Officers

Chief Medical Officer (UK) A UK-wide document that presents guidelines on the volume, duration, frequency and type of physical activity required A UK-wide document that presents guidelines on the volume, duration, frequency and type of physical activity r ...

Planning Practice Guidance

10.14655/11971-749000 Public Health England (PHE) Built environment, Community, Infrastructure, Development The Department for Communities and Local Government has published National Planning Practice Guidance which recognises the importance of local infr ...

Smoking cessation in secondary care: Acute, maternity and mental health services (PH 48)

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) Smoking Cessation Stopping smoking at any time has considerable health benefits and for people using secondary care services, there are additional advantages including shorter hospital stays and ...

Fluocinolone acetonide intravitreal implant for treating chronic diabetic macular oedema after an inadequate response to prior therapy (rapid review of technology appraisal guidance 271)

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) Diabetes Fluocinolone acetonide intravitreal implants are recommended as a possible treatment for people with chronic diabetic macular oedema who have an artificial lens in their eye if: the imp ...

Myocardial Infarction- Secondary prevention (CG 172)

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) Secondary prevention, Primary care, Secondary care, Patients, Myocardial infarction, Heart attack This clinical guideline (published November 2013) updates and replaces NICE clinical guideline 4 ...