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Reducing young people's drinking

This series of Good Practice Guides is designed to share important information about health inequalities and some of the evidence-based measures that can be taken to reduce the stark differences in health and wellbeing within populations. The conditions i ...

Childhood immunisation: Guidance notes for professionals

This booklet summarises the childhood immunisation programme and provides guidance for professionals administering vaccines. Public Health Agency Immunisation This booklet summarises the childhood immunisation programme and provides guidance for professio ...

Healthy child, healthy future: speech and language therapy for children

This resource is designed to reinforce a collaborative approach between speech and language therapists, referrers and parents in the identification and management of children with developmental speech and language and communication needs (including childr ...

Tackling Obesity Through the Healthy Child Programme: A Framework for Action

Rudolf, M. Prevention of childhood obesity The Healthy Child Programme is the universal preventive programme that begins in pregnancy and continues through childhood. It is an evidence based programme of developmental reviews, screening, immunisations, he ...

Good Practice Guides

This series of Good Practice Guides is designed to share important information about health inequalities and some of the evidence-based measures that can be taken to reduce the stark differences in health and wellbeing within populations. It is recognised ...

National Best Practice Guidelines for Informing Families of their Child's Disability

National Federation of Voluntary Bodies CHILD, COMMUNITY, DISABILITY, FAMILY, GOOD PRACTICE, HOSPITAL In 2004 the National Federation of Voluntary Bodies, with support from the Health Services National Partnership Forum (HSNPF), began a project to develop ...

Implementation plan for reducing health inequalities in infant mortality: A good practice guide

The publication shows how to narrow the health inequalities gap in infant mortality by looking at current examples of best practice. Department of Health review of the health inequalities infant mortality PSA target The publication shows how to narrow the ...

Improving Health and Reducing Inequalities: A Practical Guide to Health Impact Assessment

(WHIASU) A basic guide to conducting a HIA Welsh Health Impact Assessment Support Unit Health Impact Assessment (WHIASU) A basic guide to conducting a HIA.   1. Health impact assessment is a tool that can help organisations to assess the possible conseque ...

Guide for World Class Commissioners Promoting Health and Well-being: Reducing Inequalities

refer to the resource 10.14655/6744-26766 Royal Society for Public Health Health inequity One of the core missions of commissioners is to reduce health inequalities. Promoting health and well-being is necessary but not sufficient, and it is essential that ...

How to set and monitor goals for prevalence of child obesity: guidance for Primary Care Trusts (PCTs) and local authorities

This guidance follows on from the publication of the Governmentâ?Ts obesity strategy Healthy Weight, Healthy Lives: A Cross-Government strategy for England. The guidance provides advice to PCTs and local authorities on how to set child obesity goals as pa ...

The national child measurement programme guidance for PCTs: 2007-08 school year

refer to the resource 10.14655/6744-25743 Cross-Government Obesity Team, Department of Health Childhood obesity This guidance has been developed following wide consultation with primary care trusts (PCTs) and schools. It provides advice to PCTs on: arrang ...

Supporting Healthy Lifestyles: The Natioanl Child Measurement Programme- Guidance for 2006- 07 school year

The Department of Health is providing a central data store for child obesity data collected by PCTs to be available for live implementation by the end of June 2006. The central data store will be accessible by PCTs via Unify, the DH performance management ...

Services in disadvantaged areas: Statins report

NICE report: Proactive case finding and retention and improving access to services in disadvantaged areas (Health Inequalities)- Statins 10.14655/6744-22418 Support Unit for Research Evidence (SURE), Cardiff University Access to services in disadvantaged ...

Briefing 17: Assessing, measuring and monitoring local health inequalities

Summary of guidance on measuring health inequalities at local level; to be read alongside the Health Inequalities Profiles 10.14655/6744-21826 Julian Flowers An update of Briefing 14, to be used alongside ERPHO's Health Inequalities Profiles 2007 Sum ...

Measuring childhood obesity: 2nd Guidance to PCTs on data handling

This guidance covers issues of data transfer, handling, analysis and feedback to PCTs Department of Health Height and weight measurement of children This guidance to Primary Care Trusts on how to measure the height and weight of children aged between 4 an ...

Media guidelines for reporting suicide and self-harm

These guidelines are for those in the media who have involvement with the reporting or portrayal of suicide and represent an important source of information to help ensure that the quality of reporting and portrayal on this important and sensitive topic i ...

Diagnosing poisoning: Carbon monoxide (CO)

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Mental Health First Aid Northern Ireland wallet card

The MHFA wallet card supplements the MHFA Northern Ireland Manual and is used by MHFA trainers and instructors. It has the five actions of the MHFA action plan on the back. Public Health Agency Mental health The MHFA wallet card supplements the MHFA North ...

Mental Health First Aid Northern Ireland Manual

The MHFA Manual is the basis of the MHFA Northern Ireland training programme. It has been adapted from the original MHFA programme deveoped in Australia. The manual gives an overview of mental health in Northern Ireland, outlines the MHFA action plan, exp ...

School food: the essential guide

School food: the essential guide contains a series of eight practical guidance booklets designed to help schools improve pupils' nutrition and implement healthier eating and drinking practices. The booklets provide advice and support for the key area ...