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Helping you take control of your life: low threshold services

This leaflet explains how low threshold services can support people whose alcohol or drug use is causing them problems. It outlines what low threshold services are, who can access them, what support they can offer and how to contact them. Publish to PHW P ...

Needle and Syringe Exchange Scheme

The Needle and Syringe Exchange Scheme is a free, confidential service for people who inject drugs. It is designed to reduce the spread of blood borne viruses by providing free, sterile injecting equipment and by disposing of used equipment safely. The PD ...

Epidemiology of Tuberculosis in Northern Ireland, Annual Surveillance Report 2016

Publish to PHW Public to Repository 10.14655/11971-1146198 Public Health Agency Tuberculosis Fuel Poverty Chronic Conditions Obesity Health Inequalities Research and Evaluation Report ...

Individual healthcare plan for Type 1 diabetes

This individual healthcare plan is intended to be completed by the Diabetes Specialist Nurse for any child or young person with Type 1 diabetes in a school or Early Years setting. It is recommended that the plan should be discussed and agreed annually bet ...

Breastfeeding campaign posters

These posters were developed to support the breastfeeding campaign which aims to support mums to breastfeed in public and promote the health benefits of breastfeeding. 10.14655/11971-1140627 Public Health Agency Child health These posters were developed t ...

Dementia campaign posters

These posters support the 'Still Me' dementia advertsing campaign.  10.14655/11971-1140626 Public Health Agency Mental health These posters support the 'Still Me' dementia advertsing campaign.  Fuel Poverty Chronic Conditions Obesity H ...

Help is at hand: support after someone may have died by suicide in Northern Ireland

The purpose of this booklet is to provide practical guidance and emotional support following a possible death by suicide. It considers the range of feelings and reactions that may be experienced following an unexpected death, and offers advice on how to c ...

Health at a Glance: Europe 2016

OECD Health indicator, Health system This fourth edition of Health at a Glance: Europe presents key indicators of health and health systems in the 28 EU countries, 5 candidate countries to the EU and 3 EFTA countries. This 2016 edition contains two main n ...

Sexually Transmitted Infection surveillance in Northern Ireland 2017 An analysis of data for the calendar year 2016

Publish to PHW Public to Repository 10.14655/11971-1135318 Public Health Agency STIs Fuel Poverty Chronic Conditions Obesity Health Inequalities http://www.publichealth.hscni.net/sites/default/files/STI%20surveillance%20report%202017%20_0.pdf Public 20 De ...

Annual Immunisation and Vaccine Preventable Diseases Report for Northern Ireland: 2016-17

This report aims to provide an overview of both adult and childhood immunisation programmes in Northern Ireland for 2016-17. It also provides information on vaccine preventable epidemiology in Northern Ireland in 2016. Publish to PHW Public to Repository ...

Vaginal Mesh Frequently Asked Questions

This document contains a number of frequently asked questions regarding vaginal mesh, along with answers. The most recent version is held on the Health and Social Care Board website at: http://www.hscboard.hscni.net/our-work/commissioning/mesh-frequently- ...

Guidelines for the Management of HIV Positive Pregnant Women in Northern Ireland

All pregnant women in Northern Ireland should be offered and recommended a screening test forHIV at their booking visit or at the earliest available opportunity if presenting later in pregnancy.Antenatal screening for HIV plays a very important role in id ...

C.difficile surveillance report quarter July-September 2017

C.difficile surveillance report quarter July-September 2017 10.14655/11971-1135311 Public Health Agency C.difficile surveillance report quarter July-September 2017 Fuel Poverty Chronic Conditions Obesity Health Inequalities Research and Evaluation Report ...

S.aureus surveillance report quarter July-September 2017

S.aureus surveillance report quarter July-September 2017 10.14655-11971-1135310 Public Health Agency S.aureus surveillance report quarter July-September 2017 Fuel Poverty Chronic Conditions Obesity Health Inequalities Research and Evaluation Report ...

Decision aid for diagnosis and management of suspected urinary tract infection (UTI) in older people

This flowchart has been designed to help nursing and care staff and prescribers manage patients/residents with urinary tract infection. Publish to PHW Public to Repository 10.14655/11971-1135309 Public Health Agency Elder care This flowchart has been desi ...

10,000 more voices: Improving the patient and client experience of delirium

Patient and client experience is recognised as a key element in the deliveryof quality healthcare. In line with this, the Public Health Agency (PHA) iscarrying out an extensive piece of work across all Health and Social CareTrusts (HSCTs), with the aim of ...

Annual Quality Report 2016/2017

The fourth Annual Quality Report of the Health and Social Care Board (HSCB) and Public Health Agency (PHA), launched on 9 November 2017, highlights the HSCB and PHA commitment to ensuring safe, high quality services and putting patients, clients and their ...

Migrants, asylum seekers and refugees: an overview of the literature relating to drug use and access to services.

. 10.14655/11971-1122817 Paul Lemmens, Hans Dupont, Inez Roosen Migr4ant, Migration, Asylum, Healthcare Unusually high numbers of migrants have moved to Europe in recent years, with about1.2 million people applying for asylum in the European Union in each ...

Influenza Weekly Surveillance Bulletin, Northern Ireland, 2017/18

The Influenza Weekly Surveillance Bulletin is produced by the PHA and covers statistics for Northern Ireland. The bulletin is produced during the flu season.Click here to see the past bulletins. 10.14655/11971-1122665 Public Health Agency The Influenza We ...

Transmit, Health Protection Service bulletin

Welcome to the current edition of Transmit, our Health Protection Service bulletin.  0.14655/11971-1122655 Public Health Agency Welcome to the current edition of Transmit, our Health Protection Service bulletin.  Fuel Poverty Chronic Conditions Obesity He ...