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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 ...

Rivaroxaban for the Prevention of Stroke and Systemic Embolism in People with Atrial Fibrillation

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) Stroke prevention treatment NICE recommends rivaroxaban as a possible treatment to prevent stroke and systemic emblism in some people with atrial fibrillation. NICE looks at how well treatments ...

Guidelines for Australian Health Libraries

Health Libraries Australia, Australian Library & Information Association Library, Information services It is eight years since the release of the third edition of the ALIA Guidelines for Australian Health Libraries1. In that time two of the more signi ...

Anaphylaxis: NICE Clinical Guidance 134

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) Anaphylactic reaction, Anaphylaxis, Emergency, Treatment This clinical guideline offers evidence-based advice on the care of adults, young people and children following emergency treatment for s ...

Improving your experience of mental health services in the NHS: NICE Clinical Guidance 136

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) Mental health services This clinical guidance offers evidence-based advice on ensuring a good experience of care for people who use adult NHS mental health services. We have also published a qua ...

Improving identification and consent rates for organ donation: NICE Clinical Guidance 135

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) Organ donation This clinical guideline offers evidence-based advice on identifying potential organ donors as a result of brainstem death or circulatory death. It also gives advice on obtaining c ...

Caesarean Section (Update): NICE Clinical Guidance 132

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) Women, Caesarean section, Childbirth This clinical guideline updates and replaces NICE clinical guideline 13 (published April 2004). It offers evidence-based advice on the care of women who: hav ...

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How to Cope with Severe Cold Weather

Department of Environment, Community and Local Government Cold weather, Climate, Advice General Advice: Be Informed- Listen to local radio: Check Weather Forecast Be Careful when walking or driving on compacted snow – it may have turned to ice – avoid unn ...