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Make the first move!

This leaflet was developed in conjunction with Age Concern as part of the Actively Ageing Well initiative and provides information on physical activity aimed at retired people.   Public Health Agency Physical activity This leaflet was developed in conjunc ...

Breastfeeding welcome here: good for mums, babies and your business

This booklet explains how the 'Breastfeeding welcome here' scheme works and includes the membership agreement for businesses to sign. Public Health Agency Breastfeeding This booklet explains how the 'Breastfeeding welcome here' scheme ...

National Fraud Initiative

The Public Health Agency (PHA) is required by law to protect the public funds it administers. This A4 sheet provides information on the National Fraud Initiative. Public Health Agency Fraud initiative The Public Health Agency (PHA) is required by law to p ...

2007 Spearhead Health Inequalities Intervention Tool (and Press Release)

The Health Inequalities Intervention Tool, developed by APHO, highlights the key issues that Spearhead local authorities (with their PCTs) need to address to meet the Governmentâ?Ts life expectancy targets. It can be used by any Spearhead Primary Care Tru ...

NHS Direct

NHS Direct operates a 24-hour nurse advice and health information service, providing confidential information on: What to do if you or your family are feeling ill; Particular health conditions; Local healthcare services, such as doctors, dentists or late ...

Bash Street Kids

The development and evaluation of a novel school-based intervention to increase fruit and vegetable intake in children Food Standards Agency (FSA) Programme to promote healthy eating in children Primary school teachers will find materials, advice and sugg ...

Get Healthwise this new year!

The Public Health Agency (PHA) is encouraging people with specific health conditions to join the Healthwise scheme – a free 12 week physical activity programme to get their new year off to a healthy start. The scheme is available at registered leisure cen ...

irishtrails.ie

National Trails Office, Irish Sports Council Outdoor activities irishtrails.ie is a new website from the National Trails Office of the Irish Sports Council. It allows users to search for and find information on waymarked walking, cycling and other trails ...

Women in Sport Programme

Irish Sports Council Women's participation in sports initiative In 2005, research conducted by the ESRI for the Irish Sports Council revealed that less than one in five Irish women came close to conducting the accumulated 30 minutes of physical activ ...

Weigh to Health

Weigh to Health is a six week weight loss programme which can be delivered by the Community Development and Health Worker. The course was designed by dietiticians and focuses on healthy lifestlye. Each 2 hour session consists of a discussion, weigh in and ...

UP4IT

Cooperation and Working Together (CAWT) Preventing childhood overweight and obesity The UP4IT project will provide two multi-component programmes that have been developed by Health Professionals with expertise in Nutrition/Dietetics, Physical Activity, Ps ...

SCOPE

International Association for the Study of Obesity (IASO) Obesity education and management SCOPE stands for the Specialist Certification in Obesity Professional Education. SCOPE is IASO's official obesity education programme, designed for all health ...

Rare Disease Day

Rare Disease Day Partners Rare diseases Rare Disease Day is an annual awareness-raising event co-ordinated by EURORDIS at the international level and the National Alliances of Patient Organisations at the national level.   Chronic Conditions Rare Disease ...

Network of Collaboration Between Europe & Latin American Countries (NECOBELAC)

NECOBELAC Partners Open Access Publication NECOBELAC stands for NEtwork of COllaboration Between Europe and Latin American Caribbean (LAC) countries. This network is intended to spread know-how in:  • scientific writing • open access publishing among all ...

Simple Steps Autism

Simple Steps Ltd in collaboration with Ulster University and Queen's University Belfast Online teaching platform for the treatment of autism This online tool offers help to parents of children on the autism spectrum. It will help you understand Autis ...

National Rheumatology Programme

Health Service Executive (HSE) Rheumatic disease The aims of the programme are to adopt a chronic disease model of care, to facilitate “the right person, right place, first time” approach to the patient with rheumatic disease. To reduce mortality associat ...

Boiler Replacement Allowance

Housing Executive, Northern Ireland Home heating This Boiler Replacement Scheme provides up to £1000 to replace old boilers. Criteria for consideration are:- Do you own your own home?- Do you earn less than £40,000 a year?- Is your existing heating boiler ...

Takeaways Toolkit

Chartered Institute of Environmental Health (CIEH) Healthy eating A new takeaways toolkit designed to tackle obesity, encourage healthier eating and restrict new takeaway sites using local planning policies has been launched by the CIEH. Developed in part ...

The Pain Toolkit

Moore, P. Toolkit for people who live with persistent pain A persistent pain problem can be difficult to understand and manage on an everyday basis. The Pain Toolkit is a simple information booklet that could provide you with some handy tips and skills to ...

Out On A Limb

Centre for Physical Activity and Health Research (CPAHR), University of Limerick Running biomechanics project The ‘Out on a Limb’ running biomechanics project provides support for Ireland’s first amputee blade marathon runner Simon Baker. The project comm ...

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