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Evidence review to inform the parameters for a refresh of A Vision for Change.

This report presents the results of an evidence review to inform the parameters of the planned refresh of mental health policy in Ireland ten years after the publication of the existing policy framework set out in A Vision for Change (AVFC). The approach ...

Home manufacture of drugs: an online investigation and a toxicological reality check of online discussions on drug chemistry.

Emerging trends in market dynamics and the use of new psychoactive substances are both a public health concern and a complex regulatory issue. One novel area of investigation is the availability of homemade opioids, amphetamines and dissociatives, and the ...

Perinatal mortality in Ireland. Annual report 2014.

â?OPerinatal mortality refers to the death of babies in the weeks before or after birth. Perinatal mortality includes stillbirths (babies born with no signs of life after 24 weeks of pregnancy or weighing at least 500 grams) and the deaths of babies withi ...

Rotunda Hospital. Clinical report 2015.

. The Rotunda Hospital Hepatitis The DOVE clinic was set up to look after the specific needs of women who have or are at risk of blood and sexually transmitted bacterial and viral infections. This could be through drug use, unprotected sex, or any contact ...

Development, implementation, and evaluation of the SMART consent workshop on sexual consent for third level students.

. Padraig MacNamee, Julie Breen, Elaine Byrnes, Siobhan O'Higgins, Chiara Seery, Charlotte Silke University, Third Level Education This report sets out the projects that we have engaged on during 2016-2017 to examine the effectiveness of the SMART Con ...

Alcohol and digestive cancers across Europe: time for change.

. United European Gastroenterology Alcohol Consumption, Liver Cancer The European region has the highest levels of alcohol consumption in the world, with one fifth of the population aged 15 and above drinking heavily at least once a week. As a result, the ...

Brexit: implications and potential solutions.

. Seanad Special Select Committee on the Withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the European Union European Union In recognition of the potential consequences of the UK’s decision to leave the EU, the Seanad established a Special Select Committee to conside ...

The impact of Brexit on the Irish drinks industry.

. Ciaran Fitzgerald Alcohol Industry, Economy This report has been commissioned by the Alcohol Beverage Federation of Ireland (ABFI), the trade association representing brewers, distillers, brand owners and distributors in Ireland. Ciaran Fitzgerald, an ag ...

Stimulating and supporting a black and minority ethnic voice on drugs issues.

CityWide commissioned this paper to explore possible structures and processes through which to engage with, hear the voice of, and empower Black and minority ethnic communities in relation to issues of drug use. CityWide hopes that such a development woul ...

Cork local action on alcohol plan 2016- 2018.

. Cork Community Action on Alcohol North Side Alcohol, Drugs Having participated in the National Community Action on Alcohol Pilot Programme in 2015, supported by the Alcohol Forum, the Cork Local & Southern Regional Drug & Alcohol Task Forces deve ...

Report on public consultation to inform the new national drugs strategy.

. RPS Group Limited Substance Misuse, Treatment, Counselling Nearly 3,000 individuals and organisations from across Ireland provided feedback to this public consultation. As well as young people, parents and members of our communities feedback was also pro ...

A performance measurement framework for drug and alcohol task forces.

. Trutz Haase, Jonathan Pratschke Alcohol consumption, Drugs This study is about the development of a Performance Measurement Framework for the Drug and Alcohol Task Forces (DATF). The latter are community-based structures which bring together Government D ...

Alcohol treatment in Ireland 2009-2015.

The National Drug Treatment Reporting System (NDTRS) records cases of treated problem drug and alcohol use in Ireland between 2009 and 2015. Overview: alcohol as a main problem: In this seven-year period 56,702 cases were treated for problem alcohol use. ...

Drug-related intimidation. The Irish situation and international responses: an evidence review.

. Laura Murphy, Louise Farragher, Martin Keane, Brian Galvin, Jean Long Substance Misuse Drug-related intimidation is a pervasive and pressing issue negatively impacting the health and well-being of individuals, families, communities and the functioning of ...

The drugs situation in Ireland: an overview of trends from 2005 to 2015.

. Geoff Bates Substance Misuse This report presents an overview of trends in the drugs situation in Ireland over a 10 year period. The report analyses the most recent data available with respect to the five European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Add ...

Using alcohol licensing data in public health research and policy.

. Institute of Public Health in Ireland Substance Misuse This report presents an overview of trends in the drugs situation in Ireland over a 10 year period. The report analyses the most recent data available with respect to the five European Monitoring Cen ...

Perinatal mortality in Ireland. Annual report 2015.

â?OPerinatal mortality refers to the death of babies in the weeks before or after birth. Perinatal mortality includes stillbirths (babies born with no signs of life after 24 weeks of pregnancy or weighing at least 500 grams) and the deaths of babies withi ...

Primary Care Division- social inclusion key performance indicator metadata 2017.

. Health Service Executive Health Service Executive. (2017) Primary Care Division- social inclusion key performance indicator metadata 2017. Dublin: Health Service Executive. Research and Evaluation Report http://www.drugsandalcohol.ie/27627 Public 1 July ...

Strategic Review of Medical Training and Career Structure: Fifth Progress Report

31.5.2017 This is the fifth progress report to be submitted to the Minister for Health and covers the period August 2016 – January 2017. Strategic Review of Medical Training and Career Structure: Fifth Progress Report – August 2016 – January 2017 Further ...

Trends in Public/Private Patient Activity in Public Acute Hospitals

12.6.2017 This paper has been prepared by the Department of Health to review the trends in activity in public hospitals since the reforms introduced under the Health (Amendment) Act 2013 commenced. The paper primarily analyses information at national le ...

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