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The effect of obesity combined with low muscle strength on decline in mobility in older persons

S Stenholm, D Alley, S Bandinelli, M E Griswold, S Koskinen, T Rantanen, J M Guralnik and L Ferrucci1 Research on the effect of obesity on the mobility of older people Both obesity and muscle impairment are increasingly prevalent among older persons and n ...

Vegetables and nuts come out top for heart health

A. Mente, L. de Koning, H.S. Shannon, S.S. Anand A report to show that a Mediterranean diet, rich iS associated with a lower risk for heart disease According to findings published in this week's Archives of Internal Medicine, modest relationships wer ...

A Bibliometric Study of Irish Health Research in an International Context (file-size 432kb)

Health Research Board Study of whether there is evidence of a concomitant increase in the quantity and quality of the national health research bibliometric output in relation to international standards The study is based on a quantitative analysis of scie ...

McCaughan's Pharmacy

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Maghaberry Pharmacy

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Lowry's Chemist

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ADL Horizons,

ADL Horizons Ltd. offers social, emotional and intellectual support for young unemployed people between the ages of 18-28.   These young people and the staff running the programme have expressed an interest in learning about their health.... CDHN ADL Hori ...

West Belfast Partnership Board

Safe use of 'over the counter' medicines is a major issue in the West Belfast area as well as in many other areas across Northern Ireland an beyond.  This project seeks through the pharmacist and other community workers to support and train lo.. ...

Mawhinney's Pharmacy

This project seeks to continue the work of the last by introducing and providing additional support services for those living in and around the Cloughmills area.  These include; providing complementary therapies to those most in need of add... CDHN This p ...

Steer Mental Health

This organisation has worked with other groups including the pharmacy to identify people in the local community who suffer from mental health issues. This project will support these people and their carers by providing a community-based point for inf... C ...

Old Library Trust

This project will carry out primary research to find out how people understand medication in the Creggan area. Based on findings it will then promote the pro-active role of the pharmacist alongside alternatives to medication. A report on th... CDHN This p ...

Portglenone Enterprise Group

A part time lay-health worker will carry information from the local community in relation to health issues that need to be addressed etc to the pharmacist. The pharmacist will then offer support to families and help them to address their own health n... C ...

Parkes Pharmacy

Acting as an outreach service both in the pharmacy and the wider community, this project will address diet and lifestyle issues affecting people in the Gilford area. It will improve the knowledge base of the community in order to stimulate self-help.... C ...

Crocnafola Centre Ltd

This project will promote and introduce a healthier lifestyle for people over 50 through healthy eating, exercise and self-help in the Atticall and surrounding area. The project will focus on local produce and give participants an opportunity to cook... C ...

Craigavon and Banbridge Ageing Well

Continuing on from the sucess of their last project, this will focus on men's health. Research carried out by Ageing Well shows that men in the over 50 category do not know what their medicine is for. The Pharmnacist will carry out a MOT day were men ...

Belfast Carers

This project recognises that there are older carers in the Skegoneill area who need support. The project will identify older carers living within the catchment area of the pharmacy and support them practically, emotionally and financially. In doing t... C ...

C.A.U.S.E. for mental Health

This project will inform pharmacists about the specific needs of those caring for a family member with a serious mental illness and will establish a 'formal' support structure and partnership between pharmacists, local carers and C.A.U.S.E. Buil ...

Feeny Community Centre

Feeny is situated in a rural village with little facilities and the project will outline and promote the skills and expertise of pharmacists to provide a more accessible outreach service to the community as a whole. The project will focus on young pe... C ...

McGlaughin's Chemist

This project will work with local schools to provide advice on relevant health issues such as binge drinking, diet, exercise, sexual health and drug abuse. It will also involve the local community by holding information nights and improving the avail... C ...

Stiles

This project will work in partnership with the pharmacist to target vulnerable groups in the community and provide them with a comfortable setting where they can learn to ask questions. The project will work with these groups and develop their skills... C ...

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