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

(WHIASU) A basic guide to conducting a HIA 10.14655/6744-28984 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 t ...

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. 10.14655/6744-29324 Department of Health review of the health inequalities infant mortality PSA target The publication sho ...

Guidance on a data quality framework for health and social care

Health Information and Quality Authority (HIQA) Data, Quality, Health, Social Care A considerable amount of data is collected on a regular basis about health and social care services in Ireland. It is vital that there is confidence and trust in the qualit ...

Healthy eating, food safety and food legislation A guide supporting the Healthy Ireland Food Pyramid

Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI) food, Healthy eating The Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI) published the updated Healthy eating, food safety and food legislation – a Guide Supporting the Healthy Ireland Food Pyramid. The Guide describes in c ...

Adult Weight Management: Guidance for Commissioners and Providers

Public Health England (PHE) Weight, Overweight, Weight management, Obese, Diet This guide supports commissioners and providers of tier 2 adult weight management services, including: local authorities (LAs) clinical commissioning groups (CCGs) NHS institut ...

Healthy Food for Life- The healthy eating guidelines and food pyramid

10.14655/11971-1050902 Department of Health (RoI) Healthy eating, Food, Nutrition, Portion size, Fruit Vegetables The Department of Health keeps dietary recommendations under review as part of its role in promoting evidence based public health. As part of ...

How to Implement "HSE Tobacco Free Campus Policy"- Tobacco Free Campus Implementation Guidance Document

HSE Tobacco Free Ireland Programme Tobacco Cessation, Training, Behavioural Support, Addiction, Dependence In recent years, Irish hospitals and Primary Care services have become champions in the introduction of Tobacco Free Campus policy. In doing this, t ...

Smoke-free Legislation: Important information for employers, managers and those in control of premises in Northern Ireland

Space to Breathe for Northern Ireland Tobacco, Smoking Cessation, Smoke-free Workplace The Smoking (Northern Ireland) Order 2006 made provision for the prohibition of smoking in enclosed public places and workplaces. The law was introduced to give everyon ...

Preventing excess winter deaths and illness associated with cold homes

National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) Quality Standard, Health service, Winter mortality, Cardiovascular health, Mental health, Cold NICE quality standards describe high-priority areas for quality improvement in a defined care or servic ...

Community engagement: improving health and wellbeing and reducing health inequalities

National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) Inequality, Inequalities, Wellbeing, good practice This guideline covers community engagement approaches to reduce health inequalities, ensure health and wellbeing initiatives are effective and help ...

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. 10.14655/6744-93 ...

Drugs and solvents: a guide for parents

This booklet provides information on why young people try drugs, the risks of taking illegal drugs, the signs of drug taking and information about individual drugs.  10.14655/6744-933482 Public Health Agency Drug misuse, Young people This booklet provides ...

The pocket guide to good mental health

This leaflet outlines the signs of poor mental health and suggests steps that people can take to promote good mental health  10.14655/6744-933537 Public Health Agency Mental wellbeing This leaflet outlines the signs of poor mental health and suggests step ...

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 ...

What happens in the Emergency Department-A patient's guide

A guide for people who have self-harmed or may have mental health/emotional problems 10.14655/6744-933760 Public Health Agency Emergency Department, Mental health, Self injury, Emotional problems A guide for people who have self-harmed or may have mental ...

Guidelines for the provision of temporary drinking water supplies at events in Northern Ireland

This guidance is intended for use by organisers of events such as music festivals or agricultural shows where a temporary water supply may be required. It applies to all events that may require a connection to a new water supply as well as events that may ...

Anti Bullying Procedures for Primary and Post Primary Schools

Anti Bullying Procedures for Primary and Post Primary Schools. Provided by the Department of Education and Skills, Ireland. 10.14655/6744-949514 Department of Education and Skills, School Governance Policies Primary, Post Primary, Education, Bullying The ...

Obesity: prevention and lifestyle weight management in children and young people [QS94]

NICE Obesity prevention and lifestyle weight management NICE quality standards describe high-priority areas for quality improvement in a defined care or service area. Each standard consists of a prioritised set of specific, concise and measurable statemen ...

Developing and evaluating complex interventions: new guidance

Medical Research Council Development, evaluation and implementation of complex interventions to improve health Provides guidance on the development, evaluation and implementation of complex interventions to improve health. The resource is aimed primarily ...

A simple guide to classifying body mass index in children

10.14655/743983-894424 Dinsdale H, Ridler C, Ells L J. Obesity, BMI A simple guide to the different methods that can be used to interpret BMI in children and young people. Obesity Obesity Research and Evaluation Methods ...