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Disclosure Control Policy for Tables

Office for National Statistics (ONS) Confidentiality protection, Tabular outputs, Public release In order to bring about a consistent and coherent approach to confidentiality protection for common families of outputs, standards for the disclosure control ...

Hepatitis B and C: ways to promote and offer testing to people at increased risk of infection (PH 43)

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) Hepatitis testing, Treatment services This guidance aims to ensure more people at increased risk of hepatitis B and C infection are tested. The guidance is for commissioners and providers of pub ...

Fertility: Assessment and treatment for people with fertility problems (CG 156)

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) Fertility treatment This clinical guideline updates and replaces NICE clinical guideline 11 ‘Fertility’ (published February 2004). It offers evidence-based advice on the care and treatment of pe ...

Psychosis and schizophrenia: Recognition and management of psychosis and schizophrenia in children and young people (CG155)

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) Children's mental health This clinical guideline offers evidence-based advice on the recognition and management of psychosis and schizophrenia in children and young people under 18. Mental ...

Well-Being in Post-Primary Schools: Guidelines for Mental Health Promotion and Suicide Prevention- Summary

Department of Education and Skills, Health Service Executive and Department of Health Health Promoting positive mental health and well-being of young people Post-primary schools have a unique role to play in supporting the positive mental health and well- ...

Well-Being in Post-Primary Schools: Guidelines for Mental Health Promotion and Suicide Prevention

Department of Education and Skills, Health Service Executive and Department of Health Health Promoting positive mental health and well-being of young people Post-primary schools have a unique role to play in supporting the positive mental health and well- ...

WatchBP Home A for opportunistically detecting atrial fibrillation during diagnosis and monitoring of hypertension (MTG13)

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) Using WatchBP Home A in the NHS for opportunistically detecting asymptomatic atrial fibrillation during the measurement of blood pressure by primary care professionals, is backed by the NICE gui ...

An Outcomes Strategy for COPD and Asthma: NHS Companion Document

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Best Practice for Infant Feeding in Ireland

Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI) Infant feeding This is a practical guidance document to the report "Scientific Recommendations for a National Infant Feeding Policy, 2nd Edition".The report was launched at an FSAI seminar on Best Practice ...

Social and Emotional Wellbeing- Early Years (PH 40)

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) Vulnerable children This guidance aims to define how the social and emotional wellbeing of vulnerable children aged under 5 years can be supported through home visiting, childcare and early educ ...

Smokeless Tobacco Cessation- South Asian Communities (PH 39)

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) Smoking cessation This guidance aims to help people of South Asian origin who are living in England to stop using traditional South Asian varieties of smokeless tobacco. The phrase 'of Sout ...

Identifying and Managing Tuberculosis Among Hard-to-reach Groups (PH 37)

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) Tuberculosis (TB), TB services This guidance aims to improve the way tuberculosis (TB) among hard-to-reach groups is identified and managed. It is for commissioners and providers of TB services ...

Prevention and Control of Healthcare-associated Infections (PH 36)

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) To reduce the risk of harm from healthcare-associated infections for patients, staff and visitors NICE, in partnership with the Health Protection Agency (HPA), has produced this quality improvem ...

National Clinical Guidelines and Recommendations for the Care of People with Stroke and Transient Ischaemic Attack

Irish Heart Foundation Stroke patients, Cause of death, Physical disability, Heart Stroke is the third most common cause of death and the most common cause of acquired major physical disability in Ireland. There is considerable evidence supporting the ben ...

Co-operating to Safeguard Children

Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety (DHSSPSNI) Child protection In 1980 the United Nations General Council adopted the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC). Two years later it was ratified by the United Kingdom ...

Children First: National Guidelines for the Protection and Welfare of Children (2004)

Department of Health and Children Child abuse Since the publication of the 1987 Child Abuse Guidelines by the Department of Health, the profile of child abuse as a social problem has risen considerably in Ireland. During this period, significant reforms h ...

Behaviour change at population, community and individual levels: NICE Public Health Guidance 6

Public health guidance, PH6- Issued: October 2007 This guidance is aimed at those responsible for helping people to change their behaviour to improve their health. This includes policy makers and those working in local authorities and the community and vo ...

Preventing Type 2 Diabetes: Risk Identification and Interventions for Individuals at High Risk (PH 38)

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) Risk assessment for diabetes This guidance is for everyone who is involved identifying people at high risk of type 2 diabetes and in preventing or delaying its onset.. This includes GPs, nurses ...

A Guide to the National Standards for Safer Better Healthcare

Health Information and Quality Authority (HIQA) Standard, Quality, Safety, Healthcare, Social care services The aim of these standards is to help drive improvements in the quality and safety of healthcare services in Ireland. Their purpose is to help the ...

Opioids in Palliative Care: Safe and Effective Prescribing of Strong Opioids for Pain in Palliative Care of Adults

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) Opioids in palliative care This clinical guideline offers evidence-based advice on safe and effective prescribing of strong opioids for pain relief in adults with advanced and progressive diseas ...