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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 ...

Briefing 17: Assessing, measuring and monitoring local health inequalities

Summary of guidance on measuring health inequalities at local level; to be read alongside the Health Inequalities Profiles 10.14655/6744-21826 Julian Flowers An update of Briefing 14, to be used alongside ERPHO's Health Inequalities Profiles 2007 Sum ...

Measuring childhood obesity: 2nd Guidance to PCTs on data handling

This guidance covers issues of data transfer, handling, analysis and feedback to PCTs Department of Health Height and weight measurement of children This guidance to Primary Care Trusts on how to measure the height and weight of children aged between 4 an ...

Eating disorders: Core interventions in the treatment and management of anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa and related eating disorders

Core interventions in the treatment and management of anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa and related eating disorders- NICE Guidance 10.14655/6744-20480 National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) Eating disorders Core interventions in the ...

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)

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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. Public Health Agency Mental health The MHFA wallet card supplements the MHFA North ...

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 ...

Notifiable Events: What the Provider Needs to Know

Health Information and Quality Authority (HIQA) Guidelines on the obligations of providers of residential care to older people The Health Information and Quality Authority’s Social Services Inspectorate (SSI), referred to in the Health Act 2007 as the Off ...

Fit-person Entry Programme

Health Information and Quality Authority (HIQA) ADVOCACY, HEALTH SERVICES AND THEIR MANAGEMENT, LEGISLATION, NURSING HOME, OLDER PEOPLE, QUALITY STANDARD, RESIDENTIAL CARE The Health Information and Quality Authority (the Authority) was established under ...

Code of Conduct: For Staff Conducting Statutory Inspections, Investigations and Reviews

Health Information and Quality Authority (HIQA) BEHAVIOUR, HEALTH SERVICES AND THEIR MANAGEMENT, QUALITY STANDARD A key function of the Health Information and Quality Authority (the Authority), relates to the conduct of inspections, investigations and rev ...

Compliance with Relevant Legislation: Guidance for Providers on Compliance

Health Information and Quality Authority (HIQA) HEALTH SERVICES AND THEIR MANAGEMENT, LEGISLATION, QUALITY STANDARD, RESIDENTIAL CARE, SAFETY This guide sets out how HIQA's Social Service Inspectorate (SSI) intends to use its enforcement powers under ...

Inspection: Are You Ready for Your Inspection?

Health Information and Quality Authority (HIQA) HEALTH SERVICES AND THEIR MANAGEMENT, QUALITY STANDARD, SOCIAL CARE This guide outlines HIQA's inspection process and explains what the service provider can expect before, during and after an inspection ...

Registration: A Guide to Your Registration

Health Information and Quality Authority (HIQA) Guidelines for registrating health service providers This guide leads service providers, through the registration process, and informs them of theirresponsibilities in relation to the registration of a desig ...

Developing a Leaving and Aftercare Policy

The Youth Homelessness Strategy Monitoring Committee AFTERCARE, HOMELESS PEOPLE, RESIDENTIAL CARE, YOUNG PEOPLE The Youth Homelessness Strategy (YHS), was launched as Government policy in October 2001. The development of a leaving and aftercare policy is ...

Practice Guidelines on: Leaving Care and Aftercare Support

Social Services Inspectorate Practice guidelines on leaving residential care Section 45 of the Child Care Act 1991 sets out general powers that health boards have to support young people when leaving care. Whilst the statutory legislation does not place a ...

Practice Guidelines on: Children's Consultation

Social Services Inspectorate Practice guidelines on consultation with children in residential care The Social Services Inspectorate are aware of health board’s, and other providers of children’s residential services, commitment to listening to young peopl ...

Practice Guidelines on: Children's Access to Information

Social Services Inspectorate Practice guidelines on children's access to information The Social Services Inspectorate, in the course of carrying out inspections of children’s residential centres, has observed policies and practice about what informat ...