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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Play and Leisure Partnerships

Play and Leisure Partnerships Child development The Play & Leisure Partnerships are made up of partners from the statutory, voluntary, and private sector. The aims of the partnerships is to support the delivery of improved play and leisure opportuniti ...

Take Away My Way

safefood Cook healthier versions of your favoutrite takeaway dishes The Take Away My Way All Island Cookery Competition gives students an opportunity to create tasty, healthy versions of their favourite takeaway. The competition is open to all students in ...

What's on a label?

safefood and the Food Standards Agency (FSA) Food labelling content "Whats on a label?" has been developed jointly by safe food and the Food Standards Agency in Northern Ireland. It is endorsed by the Council for the Curriculum, Examinations and ...

Walk to School Day

Department for Regional Development (DRD) Travelwise NI DRD Travelwise NI launched the Walk to School Week. The Department for Regional Development Travelwise NI's Walk to School Week, which is supported by Airtricity, encourages more people to consi ...

Bike Week

Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport Cycling Bike Week involves cycling events all over the country, organised by local authorities, community groups, charities and cycling groups. Obesity Interventions http://www.bikeweek.ie/ © Government of Irelan ...

Active School Travel Programme

Department for Regional Development (DRD) and the Public Health Agency (PHA) Sustainable transport The Active School Travel Initiative is funded by the Department for Regional Development and the Public Health Agency and will deliver a programme of cyclin ...

Belfast Healthy Hearts Programme

Belfast Partnership Boards and the Public Health Agency (PHA) Cardiovascular health 'Healthy Hearts in the West’ is one of the Belfast Healthy Hearts Programmes funded by the Public Health Agency. It is a Cardiovascular Strategy for West Belfast and ...

Weigh to Health

Belfast Health and Social Care Trust and the Public Health Agency Weight loss management programme for adults Weigh To Health is a 6 week programme which aims to help adults to lose weight safely with the support of a group. The programme promotes positiv ...

Physical Activity Referral Programmes (PARPs)

Public Health Agency (PHA) physical activity Physical Activity Referral Programmes (PARPs) are 12-week health and fitness training programmes. The programme has specially trained people to guide you on your way. To get on to the PARP initiative you must b ...

Travelwise Northern Ireland

NIDirect Sustainable transport Travelwise NI is an initiative to encourage the use of sustainable transport options such as walking, cycling, public transport or car sharing. Obesity Interventions http://www.nidirect.gov.uk/travelwiseni © Crown copyright ...

MenuCal

Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI) Calorie calculator MenuCal has been developed for food businesses in Ireland that wish to calculate calories for their menu. It has been developed with the input of chefs, caterers and small business owners. Obesity ...

The European Social Fund in Ireland 2007- 2013

European Social Fund (ESF), Department of Education and Sklls Employment The specific objectives of the ESF are to help prevent and fight unemployment; to make Europe's workforce and companies better equipped to face new challenges and to prevent peo ...

Swim for all Programme

Kerry Recreation and Sports Partnership Physical activity programme for young people with disabilities The programme is part of a national initiative to encourage greater participation among people with disabilities in exercise and physical activity throu ...

Powerchair Football

Kerry Recreation and Sports Partnership Team sport played by power wheel chair users Powerchair football aims to provide wheelchair users with an opportunity to participate in sport. It is played in a sports hall and is an extremely challenging game simil ...

Way to go Kids

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NURISH (Nutrition Understanding Research Innovation Society Health)

Healthy Living Centre, Dublin City University Food, Diet, Research and Health “NURISH” is part of the School of Nursing and Human Sciences at DCU. It aims to provide nutritional information and advice on the importance of healthy eating. Nurish offers one ...