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Cumulative risk of breast cancer screening outcomes according to the presence of previous benign breast disease and family history of breast cancer: supporting personalised screening

Background: Our aim was to assess the cumulative risk of false-positive screening results, screen-detected cancer, and interval breast cancer in mammography screening among women with and without a previous benign breast disease and a family history of br ...

Clinical relevance of thrombocytosis in primary care: a prospective cohort study of cancer incidence using English electronic medical records and cancer registry data

Background Thrombocytosis (raised platelet count) is an emerging risk marker of cancer, but the association has not been fully explored in a primary care context. Aim To examine the incidence of cancer in a cohort of patients with thrombocytosis, to deter ...

Out of sight, out of mind? A national survey of paediatricians in Ireland regarding Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders.

. 10.14655/11971-1077827 I Gill, F Sharif Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASDs) Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASDs) are one of the major causes of preventable developmental delay. There is no register of children with FASDs in Ireland. Up to 81% of ...

Smoke-free spaces on the the island of Ireland- Snapshot Report

10.14655/11971-1073196 Institute of Public Health in Ireland tobacco, smoke free, second hand smoke, smoking Reducing second-hand smoke (SHS) exposure has become a central component of tobacco control policies across the island of Ireland. The expansion o ...

Early intervention Support Service Regional Quarterly Report Card No 2

The Early Intervention Support Service (EISS) aims to support families when problems first emerge, before they become embedded or before statutory services are required. This Report Card presents data from the EISS between 1 July 2016 – 30 Sept 2016. 10.1 ...

Pct disability benefit RoI 2015

10.14655/749069-940403 IPH Regional prospects. Mental Health. Working conditions, Disability Refinement: Regional prospects. Mental Health. Working conditionsRegional prospects. Percentage of people of working age with an injury, disease or physical or me ...

Pct fire response 10 mins, RoI 2015

Local Government Management Agency (LGMA) Appropriate Care. Fire. Emergency. Injury Refinement: Appropriate Care Percentage of calls received for fires where the first attendance by the fire service is within ten minutes of notification of the address. Nu ...

Pct jobseekers allowance/benefit, RoI 2015

10.14655/749069-844899 IPH Mental Health. Household Conditions. Fuel poverty. Working conditionsRefinement: Mental Health. Household Conditions. Fuel poverty. Working conditions Percentage of the working age population in receipt of Jobseeker’s Allowance ...

Cook, cut and walk- top tips for Obesity Awareness Week

This Obesity Awareness Week (9-15 January) the Public Health Agency (PHA) is encouraging everyone to try to cook healthier recipes, cut out snacks and get a bit more active. Caroline Bloomfield, Health and Social Wellbeing Improvement Senior Manager at th ...

The association of cold weather and all-cause and cause-specific mortality in the island of Ireland between 1984 and 2007

10.14655/11971-1058476 Zeka A, Browne S, Goodman P, McAvoy, H. Weather, Cold Weather, Temperature, Mortality Risk This study aimed to assess the relationship between cold temperature and daily mortality in the Republic of Ireland (ROI) and Northern Irelan ...

Statement of Strategy 2016-2019

20.12.2016 This is the Statement of Strategy for the Department of Health for the period 2016-2019. It sets out our mission, our values, and our role and main functions. It describes the current environment in which health and social services are to be de ...

Coping with the cold- Exploring relationships between cold housing, health and social wellbeing in a sample of older people in Ireland

10.14655/11971-1052636 Cotter N, Monahan E, McAvoy H, Goodman P Cold weather, Living conditions, Housing, Wellbeing Community and voluntary sector contributors: Energy Action, Age Action, SVP, Irish Rural Link, Togher Social Club and Togher Retired Men� ...

Concerned about suicide?

This leaflet contains information on what you can say and do to help someone who may be thinking of suicide. It highlights the warning signs, explains the feelings a suicidal person can have and provides a step-by-step guide to having a conversation and h ...

Patient education / self management programmes for people with long term conditions 2012/13 to 2014/15

Presents statistical information on patient education / self management programmes for long term conditions collected from health and social care trusts and independent programme providers. It details information on the type, provision, frequency and trus ...

Northern Ireland waiting time statistics: diagnostic waiting times June 2016

Presents information on waiting times at the end of each quarter for a diagnostic service and diagnostic reporting turnaround times. 10.14655/11971-1048061 Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety (Northern Ireland) Statistical reports, DoH ...

Northern Ireland waiting time statistics: inpatient and day case waiting times June 2016

Presents information on waiting times at the end of each quarter for admission for inpatient treatment. 10.14655/11971-1048060 Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety (Northern Ireland) Statistical reports, DoH statistics and research, Hos ...

Northern Ireland waiting time statistics: outpatient waiting times June 2016

Presents information on waiting times at the end of each quarter for a first consultant-led outpatient appointment and a first integrated clinical assessment and treatment services (ICATS) appointment. 10.14655/11971-1048059 Department of Health, Social S ...

Quality and outcomes framework (QOF) factsheets

These factsheets detail the QOF and the prevalence data collected as part of the QOF and how this is used within the QOF payments. 10.14655/11971-1048057 Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety (Northern Ireland) Guidance literature, DoH s ...

DHSSPS Equality annual reports

The Department, like all public authorities, is required to report annually to the Equality Commission for Northern Ireland on the progress made towards implementing its statutory duties. 10.14655/11971-1048056 Department of Health, Social Services and Pu ...

Patient education / self management programmes for people with long term conditions 2015/16

Presents statistical information on patient education / self management programmes for long term conditions collected from health and social care trusts and independent programme providers. It details information on the type, provision, frequency and trus ...