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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 ...

Diagnosing poisoning: Carbon monoxide (CO)

Guidance for primary care on how to deal with patients presenting with possible symptoms of carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning. Produced by the Health Protection Agency and adapted by the Public Health Agency. 10.14655/11971-18857 Public Health Agency Carbon ...

Mental Health First Aid Northern Ireland wallet card

The MHFA wallet card supplements the MHFA Northern Ireland Manual and is used by MHFA trainers and instructors. It has the five actions of the MHFA action plan on the back. 10.14655/11971-18847 Public Health Agency Mental health The MHFA wallet card suppl ...

Mental Health First Aid Northern Ireland Manual

The MHFA Manual is the basis of the MHFA Northern Ireland training programme. It has been adapted from the original MHFA programme deveoped in Australia. The manual gives an overview of mental health in Northern Ireland, outlines the MHFA action plan, exp ...

School food: the essential guide

School food: the essential guide contains a series of eight practical guidance booklets designed to help schools improve pupils' nutrition and implement healthier eating and drinking practices. The booklets provide advice and support for the key area ...

Establishing a whole school food policy

This guide has been written to help your school develop, write and implement a whole school food policy. It is designed to be easy to follow and based firmly in the context of real school life. This resource was originally developed and produced by the He ...

Promoting breastfeeding for mothers returning to work: a guide for employers

This booklet is the third in a series of Work Well guides aimed at promoting health in the workplace. It outlines to employers the business benefits of encouraging mothers to continue breastfeeding on return to work, the health benefits of breastfeeding f ...

Promoting physical activity at work: A guide for employers

This booklet is the second in a series of short guides aimed at promoting health in the workplace. It outlines to employers the benefits of promoting physical activity at work, how workplaces can be active places through simple activities and changes, wha ...

Talking about solvents

A guide for parents on discussing solvents with their teenagers 10.14655/11971-12299 Public Health Agency Substance misuse A guide for parents on discussing solvents with their teenagers Chronic Conditions Guidance Other Guidance ...

Stroke: Diagnosis and initial management of acute stroke and transient ischaemic attack (TIA)

National Collaborating Centre for Chronic Conditions Diagnosis and initial management of acute stroke and transient ischaemic attack (TIA) Diagnosis and initial management of acute stroke and transient ischaemic attack (TIA) The advice in the NICE guideli ...

Quitting Smoking in Pregnancy and Following Childbirth (PH 26)

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence Guidance on how to stop smoking in pregnancy and following childbirth This guidance is for NHS and other commissioners, managers and practitioners who have a direct or indirect role in, and responsibil ...

Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease (PH 25)

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence Guidance on the prevention of cardiovascular disease at the population level The guidance is for government, the NHS, local authorities, industry and all those whose actions influence the population’s ...

Alcohol-use Disorder: Preventing Harmful Drinking (PH 24)

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence Harmful drinking, Alcohol consumption, Drugs misuse, Education, Prevention This guidance is for government, industry and commerce, the NHS and all those whose actions affect the population’s attitude t ...

School-based Interventions to Prevent Smoking (PH 23)

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence Recommendations to support both prevention and stop smoking This guidance is for all those responsible for preventing the uptake of smoking by children and young people aged under 19. This includes tho ...

Reducing Differences in the Uptake of Immunisations (PH 21)

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence Guidance on the immunisation of children and young people This guidance is for NHS and other professionals responsible for the immunisation of children and young people. They may work in: children’s se ...

Social and Emotional Wellbeing in Secondary Education (PH 20)

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence Guidance for all those who have a responsibility for the social and emotional wellbeing of young people in secondary education This guidance is for all those who have a responsibility for the social an ...

Quality, Risk and Customer Care, National Hospitals Office Cleaning Manual- Acute Hospitals

National Hospitals Office (NHO) To provide guidance for cleaning services in acute hospitals, and support the IHSAB Hygiene Assessment Process This manual has been developed by the National Hospitals Office as part of its remit under quality, risk and cus ...

Promoting positive mental health at work: A guide for employers

Health Promotion Agency Policy to promote better mental health in the workplace This booklet is the latest in a series of short guides aimed at promoting health in the workplace. It outlines to employers the benefits of promoting mental health at work, ho ...

Physical Activity and the Environment (PH 8)

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) Guidance on the promotion and creation of physical environments that support increased levels of physical activity This guidance offers the first national, evidence-based recommendations on how ...

Preventing the Uptake of Smoking by Children and Young People (PH 14)

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) Guidance on preventing the uptake of smoking by children and young people This guidance focuses on mass-media and point-of-sales measures to prevent the uptake of smoking by children and young p ...