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Service Frameworks and Standards

Standard: Environmental Management

Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety, Northern Ireland All tasks and processes that pose an environmental risk are managed to minimise any negative impact on the environment This standard is based on the requirements set out in the Inte ...

Service Framework for Mental Health: Project Initiation Document

Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety, Northern Ireland Programme to develop Service Frameworks for Northern Ireland and have asked the Southern Board to take forward the process of developing the Mental Health Service Framework In keepi ...

Standards for Irish Healthcare Library and information Services

Health Sciences Libraries Group (HSLG), Library Association of Ireland Standards for the provision of healthcare libraries and information services This is the 2nd edition of the Standards for Irish healthcare library and information services. Work practi ...

Nutritional Standards for School Lunches and Other School Food

FINAL DECISIONS ON THE REPORT OF THE SCHOOL MEALS REVIEW PANEL ON SCHOOL LUNCHES AND THE ADVICE OF THE SCHOOL FOOD TRUST ON OTHER SCHOOL FOOD School Food Trust (SFT) Standards for food in school In September 2005 the Government received recommendations fr ...

Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety Northern Ireland Service Frameworks

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Service Framework for Cancer Prevention, Treatment and Care

Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety (DHSSPSNI) Standards for the care of cancer patients The Service Framework for Cancer Prevention, Treatment and Care is the third in a planned series of Service Frameworks to be developed.   It sets ...

International Code of Marketing of Breast-Milk Substitutes (1981)

World Health Organization (WHO) Breast-milk substitutes The World Health Organization and UNICEF have for many years emphasized the importance of maintaining the practice of breastfeeding, and of reviving the practice where it is in decline, as a way to i ...

Service Framework for Cardiovascular Health and Wellbeing April 2014- March 2017

Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety (DHSSPSNI) Standards for health and social care The overall aim of the Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety (DHSSPS) is to improve the health and social wellbeing of the people of ...

Quality Standards for Services Promoting Mental and Emotional Wellbeing and Suicide Prevention

Public Health Agency (PHA) Mental health Improving the mental health and wellbeing and reducing levels of suicide in the population of Northern Ireland is a key priority for the Public Health Agency (PHA). Quality improvement is a common goal and is centr ...

Framework of engagement with non-state actors

World Health Organization (WHO) Framework of engagement As part of WHO reform, the governing bodies have requested the Director-General to develop a framework of engagement with non-State actors and separate policies on the engagement with different group ...

Towards a Restraint Free Environment in Nursing Homes

10.3.2011 Towards a Restraint Free Environment in Nursing Homes Equality, fairness, respect, dignity, autonomy and participation are core values that underpin human rights. In residential care settings for older people we require that human rights are pos ...

National Standards for Pre-School Services

13.3.2010 National Standards for Pre-School Services Click here to download PDF 168KB Department of Health (Ireland) Education National Standards for Pre-School Services Click here to download PDF 168KB Service Frameworks & Standards ...

Standards for the Assessment of Need process under Part 2 of the Disability Act 2005Consultation Process

25.6.2007 Standards for the Assessment of Need process under Part 2 of the Disability Act 2005 In 2004, the Irish Government launched the National Disability Strategy as a framework of positive action measures to support the participation of people with d ...

Quality Assurance Standards for Symptomatic Breast Disease Services

25.6.2007 Quality Assurance Standards for Symptomatic Breast Disease Services People in Ireland have a right to expect that medical care be of good quality. They expect that standards of care are consistently high. They expect that access to care is easy, ...

National Standards for Residential Care Settings for Older People

25.7.2007 National Standards for Residential Care Settings for Older People The Health Information and Quality Authority (the Authority) is the statutory agency with responsibility for developing standards for health and social care services, with the exc ...

National Standards for Children's Residential Centres

10.6.2001 The Department of Health and Children and the Social Services Inspectorate in conjunction with representatives of the Health Boards have developed these National Standards for the inspection of childrenâ?Ts residential centres, both statutory an ...

Framework for Corporate and Financial Governance for Agencies funded by the Department of Health and Children

3.4.2006 Corporate governance is the system by which organisations direct and control their functions and relate to their stakeholders in order to manage their business, achieve their mission and objectives and meet the necessary standards of accountabili ...

Framework for Corporate and Financial Governance for Regulatory Bodies under the aegis of the Department of Health and Children

3.4.2006 The document should be read as supplementary to existing requirements as set out both in statute â?" particularly legislation specific to your organisation, the Health Acts 1947-2004, Ombudsman Act, 1980, Data Protection Acts 1988 & 2003 ...

A Framework for Quality in Long-Term Residential Care for Older People in Ireland

10.12.2000 The National Council on Ageing and Older People has long been concerned about the quality of long-term residential care for older people in Ireland. In 1986, its predecessor, the National Council for the Aged published “It’s Our Home”. The Qual ...

A Framework for Major Emergency Management

30.5.2006 Major emergency management is a key challenge and a priority issue for Government. Clearly, the world in which we live is constantly changing and we need to develop our major emergency management architecture to enable us to deal effectively wit ...