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Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease (PH 25)

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence Guidance on the prevention of cardiovascular disease at the population level The guidance is for government, the NHS, local authorities, industry and all those whose actions influence the population’s ...

Stroke: Diagnosis and initial management of acute stroke and transient ischaemic attack (TIA)

National Collaborating Centre for Chronic Conditions Diagnosis and initial management of acute stroke and transient ischaemic attack (TIA) Diagnosis and initial management of acute stroke and transient ischaemic attack (TIA) The advice in the NICE guideli ...

Psychosis with coexisting substance misuse: assessment and management in adults and young people.

This guideline offers best practice advice on the assessment and management of people with psychosis and coexisting substance misuse. Psychosis is a condition that affects a personâ?Ts mental state, including their thoughts, mood and behaviour. The sympto ...

An Outcomes Strategy for COPD and Asthma: NHS Companion Document

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Smoking cessation in secondary care: Acute, maternity and mental health services (PH 48)

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) Smoking Cessation Stopping smoking at any time has considerable health benefits and for people using secondary care services, there are additional advantages including shorter hospital stays and ...

Guidelines for the safe administration of cytotoxic medical preparations in the treatment of patients with cancer

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Osteoarthritis: National clinical guideline for care and management in adults

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) The care and management of osteoarthritis in adults The advice in the NICE guideline covers the treatment, advice and support that people who have osteoarthritis should be offered by their healt ...

Physical Activity and the Environment (PH 8)

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) Guidance on the promotion and creation of physical environments that support increased levels of physical activity This guidance offers the first national, evidence-based recommendations on how ...

Quality, Risk and Customer Care, National Hospitals Office Cleaning Manual- Acute Hospitals

National Hospitals Office (NHO) To provide guidance for cleaning services in acute hospitals, and support the IHSAB Hygiene Assessment Process This manual has been developed by the National Hospitals Office as part of its remit under quality, risk and cus ...

Alcohol-use Disorder: Preventing Harmful Drinking (PH 24)

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence Harmful drinking, Alcohol consumption, Drugs misuse, Education, Prevention This guidance is for government, industry and commerce, the NHS and all those whose actions affect the population’s attitude t ...

Brief Interventions and Referrals for Smoking Cessation In Primary Care and other Settings (PH 1)

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) Intervention, Referral, Smoking cessation, Primary care The NICE public health intervention guidance on brief interventions and referral for smoking cessation in primary care and other settings. ...

Community Engagement (PH 9)

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT, DECISION MAKING, EVALUATION This guidance aims to support those working with and involving communities in decisions on health improvement that affect them. It is for peopl ...

Identifying and Supporting People most at Risk of Dying Prematurely (PH 15)

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) ACCESS TO SERVICES, CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE, SERVICES, SMOKING, SMOKING CESSATION This guidance aims to identify what works in driving down population mortality rates in disadvantaged areas, wher ...

Management of Long-term Sickness and Incapacity for Work (PH 19)

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) MANAGEMENT, SICKNESS ABSENCE, TRAINING, EMPLOYER, EMPLOYEE This guidance is for all those who manage long-term (or recurring short- or long-term) sickness absence and incapacity, including emplo ...

National Clinical Guidelines and Recommendations for the Care of People with Stroke and Transient Ischaemic Attack

Irish Heart Foundation Stroke patients, Cause of death, Physical disability, Heart Stroke is the third most common cause of death and the most common cause of acquired major physical disability in Ireland. There is considerable evidence supporting the ben ...

Sepsis Management National Clinical Guideline No. 6

27.5.2015 Sepsis, severe sepsis and septic shock are used to describe the systemic inflammatory response of patients to infection, as a continuum of progressive and life threatening severity.  Sepsis is the clinical syndrome defined by the presence of bo ...

General Palliative Care Guidance for Control of Pain in Patients with Cancer (PDF 56 KB)

General Palliative Care Guidelines 10.14655/799178-801039 Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety Cancer patient care This document is intended to be a practical clinical guideline for the control of pain in patients with cancer. Its targe ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...