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Self-harm: Longer term management: NICE Clinical Guidance 133

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) Advice on the treatment of self-harm This clinical guideline offers evidence-based advice on the longer-term treatment and management of self-harm. It follows on from Self-harm: the short-term p ...

What you should know about information governance: A guide for health and social care staff

Health Information and Quality Authority (HIQA) Information governance This document, aimed at all health and social care staff, is an important step in raising awareness around information governance. The guide details requirements, what you should know, ...

National Quality Assurance Criteria for Clinical Guidelines

Health Information and Quality Authority (HIQA) CLINICAL GOVERNANCE, HEALTH CARE, QUALITY CONTROL Developed following a nationwide consultation, this guidance document sets out criteria to quality assure clinical guidelines. This is part of HIQA’s work to ...

Osteoarthritis: National clinical guideline for care and management in adults

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) The care and management of osteoarthritis in adults The advice in the NICE guideline covers the treatment, advice and support that people who have osteoarthritis should be offered by their healt ...

The Northern Ireland Regional Infection Prevention and Control Manual

The Regulation and Quality Improvement Authority (RQIA) Infection Control Guidelines The Regional Infection Prevention and Control Manual was commissioned by the Department of Health Social Services and Public Safety Northern Ireland, as recommended in “C ...

Guidance for Registered Providers: Arrangements for the emailing and Authorisation of Draft Inspection Reports and Quality Improvements Plans

The Regulation and Quality Improvement Authority (RQIA) Communication, email As part of RQIA's recent improvements regarding the inspection of services, RQIA has reviewed the process of issuing draft inspection reports and receiving completed quality ...

Guidance on Standard Operating Procedures for the Safer management of controlled Drugs in Registered Facilities

The Regulation and Quality Improvement Authority (RQIA) CARE WORKER, DRUG POLICY, DRUGS, NURSING HOME, RESIDENTIAL CARE This guidance sets out strengthened governance arrangements required in care homes for the management and use of controlled drugs as a ...

Regulation of Private Dental Treatment in Northern Ireland

The Regulation and Quality Improvement Authority (RQIA) An overview of the system for the regulation of all dental practices providing private dental care and treatment in Northern Ireland The Regulation and Improvement Authority (Independent Health Care) ...

The Management of Enteral Feeding in Domiciliary Care Settingd

The Regulation and Quality Improvement Authority (RQIA) Guidelines on the use of enteral feeding tubes In recent years, the use of enteral feeding tubes has become increasingly common in the community for those unable to swallow. The most common type in u ...

Guidelines for the control and Administration of Medicines (Domiciliary Care Agencies)

The Regulation and Quality Improvement Authority (RQIA) DOMICILIARY SERVICE, MEDICINE, NURSING, TRAINING These guidelines provide advice on the management of medicines by Domiciliary Care Agencies, with the aim of promoting the safe and effective use of m ...

Management of Women with Obesity in Pregnancy

Centre for Maternal and Child Enquiries and the Royal College of Obstetricians BODY MASS INDEX, OBESITY, OVERWEIGHT, PREGNANCY Maternal obesity has become one of the most commonly occurring risk factors in obstetric practice. Obesity inpregnancy is usuall ...

EU Physical Activity Guidelines

European Heart Network Physical activity These Guidelines are addressed primarily to policy makers and those who deal with physical activity in the EU Member States as inspiration for the formulation and adoption of action-oriented national Physical Activ ...

Breakfast Clubs: A How to Guide

New Policy Institute Breakfast clubs, Children, Eating habit This guide provides information and advice on setting up and managing breakfast clubs for children. It has been written for:• School staff who want to offer breakfast and before-school learning ...

Weigh 2 Live: Eat Well, Be Active: Your Guide to Losing Weight

Safefood Healthy eating and weight loss This guide provides information and advice on choosing a balanced diet, physical activity weight loss and maintaining a healthy weight. (No date provided for this publication) Obesity Guidance Other Guidance ...

Environmental burden of disease associated with inadequate housing

World Health Organization (WHO) ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH, HEALTH STATUS, HOUSING STANDARD, RISK ASSESSMENT, RISK FACTOR This guide describes how to estimate the disease burden caused by inadequate housing conditions for the WHO European Region as well as for ...

Health Equity and Financial Protection- Streamlined Analysis with ADePT Software

Wagstaff, A., Bilger, M., Sajaia, Z. and Lokshin, M. DATA ANALYSIS, ECONOMIC FACTOR, HEALTH INEQUALITY, HOUSEHOLD, QUANTITATIVE RESEARCH, QUANTITATIVE RESEARCH This book provides a step-by-step guide to the use of ADePT for the quantitative analysis of eq ...

Preventing type 2 diabetes: population and community interventions (PH 35)

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) Diabetes This guidance is aimed at those working in national and local public health services. This includes: directors and commissioners, GPs, practice nurses, dietitians, public health nutriti ...

Psychosis with coexisting substance misuse: assessment and management in adults and young people.

This guideline offers best practice advice on the assessment and management of people with psychosis and coexisting substance misuse. Psychosis is a condition that affects a personâ?Ts mental state, including their thoughts, mood and behaviour. The sympto ...

Good Practice Guides: Reducing young people's drinking

Actions to tackle health inequalities demand the efforts of government, statutory organisations, and community, voluntary and private sectors. This Good Practice Guide to reducing young peopleâ?Ts drinking is one of a series designed to capture informatio ...

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 ...