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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 ...

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 ...

Childhood immunisation: Guidance notes for professionals

This booklet summarises the childhood immunisation programme and provides guidance for professionals administering vaccines. 10.14655/11971-60636 Public Health Agency Immunisation This booklet summarises the childhood immunisation programme and provides g ...

Healthy child, healthy future: speech and language therapy for children

This resource is designed to reinforce a collaborative approach between speech and language therapists, referrers and parents in the identification and management of children with developmental speech and language and communication needs (including childr ...

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. It is recognised ...

National Best Practice Guidelines for Informing Families of their Child's Disability

National Federation of Voluntary Bodies CHILD, COMMUNITY, DISABILITY, FAMILY, GOOD PRACTICE, HOSPITAL In 2004 the National Federation of Voluntary Bodies, with support from the Health Services National Partnership Forum (HSNPF), began a project to develop ...

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 ...

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 ...

Guide for World Class Commissioners Promoting Health and Well-being: Reducing Inequalities

refer to the resource 10.14655/6744-26766 Royal Society for Public Health Health inequity One of the core missions of commissioners is to reduce health inequalities. Promoting health and well-being is necessary but not sufficient, and it is essential that ...

How to set and monitor goals for prevalence of child obesity: guidance for Primary Care Trusts (PCTs) and local authorities

This guidance follows on from the publication of the Governmentâ?Ts obesity strategy Healthy Weight, Healthy Lives: A Cross-Government strategy for England. The guidance provides advice to PCTs and local authorities on how to set child obesity goals as pa ...

The national child measurement programme guidance for PCTs: 2007-08 school year

refer to the resource 10.14655/6744-25743 Cross-Government Obesity Team, Department of Health Childhood obesity This guidance has been developed following wide consultation with primary care trusts (PCTs) and schools. It provides advice to PCTs on: arrang ...

Supporting Healthy Lifestyles: The Natioanl Child Measurement Programme- Guidance for 2006- 07 school year

The Department of Health is providing a central data store for child obesity data collected by PCTs to be available for live implementation by the end of June 2006. The central data store will be accessible by PCTs via Unify, the DH performance management ...

Services in disadvantaged areas: Statins report

NICE report: Proactive case finding and retention and improving access to services in disadvantaged areas (Health Inequalities)- Statins 10.14655/6744-22418 Support Unit for Research Evidence (SURE), Cardiff University Access to services in disadvantaged ...