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Preventing obesity and helping people to manage their weight- Local Government Public Health Briefing

NICE (National Institute for Health and Care Excellence) Obesity This briefing summarises NICE's recommendations for local authorities and partner organisations on preventing people becoming overweight and obese and helping them to manage their weigh ...

Physical activity: brief advice for adults in primary care (PH 44)

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) Physical activity This guidance aims to support routine provision of brief advice on physical activity in primary care practice. The recommendations cover: identifying adults who are inactive de ...

Tobacco: Harm-reduction approaches to smoking (PH 45)

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) Tobacco smoke Nicotine inhaled from smoking tobacco is highly addictive. But it is primarily the toxins and carcinogens in tobacco smoke – not the nicotine – that cause illness and death. The be ...

Guide to Creating a Front of Pack (FoP) Nutrition Label for Pre-packed Products sold through Retail Outlets

Department of Health Front of Pack, Nutrition labelling, Guidance This guidance gives step-by-step support for businesses on developing a 'Front of Pack' (FoP) nutrition label. The Front of Pack nutrition labelling scheme combines colour coding ...

WatchBP Home A for opportunistically detecting atrial fibrillation during diagnosis and monitoring of hypertension (MTG13)

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) Using WatchBP Home A in the NHS for opportunistically detecting asymptomatic atrial fibrillation during the measurement of blood pressure by primary care professionals, is backed by the NICE gui ...

Well-Being in Post-Primary Schools: Guidelines for Mental Health Promotion and Suicide Prevention

Department of Education and Skills, Health Service Executive and Department of Health Health Promoting positive mental health and well-being of young people Post-primary schools have a unique role to play in supporting the positive mental health and well- ...

Well-Being in Post-Primary Schools: Guidelines for Mental Health Promotion and Suicide Prevention- Summary

Department of Education and Skills, Health Service Executive and Department of Health Health Promoting positive mental health and well-being of young people Post-primary schools have a unique role to play in supporting the positive mental health and well- ...

Rivaroxaban for the Prevention of Stroke and Systemic Embolism in People with Atrial Fibrillation

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) Stroke prevention treatment NICE recommends rivaroxaban as a possible treatment to prevent stroke and systemic emblism in some people with atrial fibrillation. NICE looks at how well treatments ...

Opioids in Palliative Care: Safe and Effective Prescribing of Strong Opioids for Pain in Palliative Care of Adults

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) Opioids in palliative care This clinical guideline offers evidence-based advice on safe and effective prescribing of strong opioids for pain relief in adults with advanced and progressive diseas ...

Research Governance Guidance Note 1

HSC Trust Research Governance Permission- Pre-application guidance for applicants 10.14655/6744-137564 Public Health Agency Research application HSC Trust Research Governance Permission- Pre-application guidance for applicants Research and Evaluation Repo ...

Research Governance Guidance Note 2

HSC Trust Research Governance Permission- Submission of Application 10.14655/6744-137565 Public Health Agency Research application HSC Trust Research Governance Permission- Submission of Application Research and Evaluation Report http://www.publichealthag ...

Regional Health and Social Care Personal and Public Involvement Forum: Annual update report

This is the first annual report of the Regional Health and Social Care Personal and Public Involvement (PPI) Forum. It gives a brief introduction into the concept of PPI, which seeks to involve service users and the public in the planning, delivery and co ...

A Guide to the National Standards for Safer Better Healthcare

Health Information and Quality Authority (HIQA) Standard, Quality, Safety, Healthcare, Social care services The aim of these standards is to help drive improvements in the quality and safety of healthcare services in Ireland. Their purpose is to help the ...

Future dementia care in Ireland: A guide

A new guide on dementia  in Ireland was launched June 19 by Minister of State at the Department of Health Kathleen Lynch. The guide was developed to disseminate to the public, and in lay man's terms, the key findings contained in a report entitled &# ...

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 ...

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, ...

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 ...

Caesarean Section (Update): NICE Clinical Guidance 132

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) Women, Caesarean section, Childbirth This clinical guideline updates and replaces NICE clinical guideline 13 (published April 2004). It offers evidence-based advice on the care of women who: hav ...

Improving identification and consent rates for organ donation: NICE Clinical Guidance 135

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) Organ donation This clinical guideline offers evidence-based advice on identifying potential organ donors as a result of brainstem death or circulatory death. It also gives advice on obtaining c ...

Improving your experience of mental health services in the NHS: NICE Clinical Guidance 136

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) Mental health services This clinical guidance offers evidence-based advice on ensuring a good experience of care for people who use adult NHS mental health services. We have also published a qua ...