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Happy Heart At Work

Irish Heart Foundation BEHAVIOUR, HEALTHY EATING, LIFESTYLE, PHYSICAL ACTIVITY, SAFETY, SMOKING, STRESS, WORKPLACE The Happy Heart at Work programme was established in 1992 against a background of increased interest in Ireland of both settings-based healt ...

Irish Heart Foundation

Irish Heart Foundation CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE, CORONARY HEART DISEASE, EDUCATION, MEDICAL TREATMENT, STROKE AND TIA, TRAINING The Irish Heart Foundation, established in 1966, is Ireland's only national charity for heart health and is working to reduc ...

Examination of the cost of healthy eating and specialised diets for a single individual in Ireland

Irish Nutrition and Dietetic Institute and Department of Social and Family Affairs HEALTHY EATING, NUTRITION, DIET The diet supplement was introduced as part of the Supplementary Welfare Allowance scheme in 1977. This supplement is a means to augment the ...

Recommendations for the clinical management of overweight and obesity in adults and children [National Taskforce on Obesity]

Department of Health and Children Guidelines for weight control and reduction and the prevention of obesity It is recognised that prevention of overweight and obesity is one of the main objectives of the strategy and a guiding principle of management of o ...

Happy Heart Healthy Eating Award

Irish Heart Foundation CATERING INDUSTRY, COOKING, FOOD, HEALTHY EATING, SODIUM, SUGARS The objective of the catering audit is to assist a staff restaurant/canteen to adopt healthier cooking practices and provide healthier food choices for staff, without ...

Obesity in Irish youth: epidemiology and implications

Finucane, F. M. Study of the prevalence of obesity in young people The worldwide epidemic of type 2 diabetes has been paralleled by a marked increase in the prevalence of obesity, particularly in younger people. This will contribute significantly to the f ...

Take Part Study (DCU)

School of Health and Health Performance, Dublin City University The growing problem of physical inactivity among children and adults in Ireland. The Take Part Study of Physical Activity levels of Dublin Teenagers In Ireland shows up to 25 per cent of 15-1 ...

Genetically Modified (GM) Food Survey

Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI) FOOD LABELLING, FOOD SUPPLY, GENETIC MODIFICATION, LEGISLATION The Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI) routinely surveys the food supply in Ireland to ensure that only EU-authorised and appropriately labeled Gen ...

Our children. Their future. Why weight?: Survey series & literature review on childhood obesity

Health Service Executive Study of obesity in children Ireland is in the throes of a global obesity pandemic. Obesity is threatening our children's wellbeing, their development and their future health as adults. Over 155 million school aged children w ...

The Financial Cost of Healthy Eating in Ireland

Friel, S., Walsh, O., and McCarthy, D. Study on the cost of healthy eating in Ireland and the food choice among low-income households Access to and availability of healthy foods are the two main determinants of food choice among low-income households. Thi ...

Active Living and Learning Initiative

Mayo VEC Physical activity, Coronary heart disease, Food, Nutrition, Obesity, Vegetables Co. Mayo VEC in association with The JCPE Support Service, Mayo Local Sports Partnership, Galway Mayo Institute of Technology and Mayo Education Centre launched the i ...

One Long Struggle: A Study of Low Income Families

Vincentian Partnership for Social Justice Questionnaire and interviews on low income living in Dublin city In Spring 2000 118 people in 12 community centre in 7 parts of Dublin city completed a detailed questionnaire on how they spent their weekly income. ...

Action on Smoking and Health

Action on Smoking and Health Tobacco, Smoking, Society. Action on Smoking and Health (ASH) Ireland is focused on reducing the impact of tobacco use in Irish society. Just under 7,000 Irish citizens die each year from the effects of tobacco related disease ...

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 ...

The Epic Project: Developing National Evidence-based Guidelines for Preventing Healthcare associated Infections

Department of Health Guidelines for preventing hospital-acquired infections Improved patient care is at the very heart of the NHS Plan and modernisation process. More robust arrangements for the control of infection in hospitals are a fundamental part of ...

Heartwatch

Irish College of General Practitioners (ICGP) CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE The aim of Heartwatch is to reduce the morbidity and mortality of patients with cardiovascular disease (secondary prevention). Data is collected quarterly at primary care level, measures ...

Out of Hospital Cardiac Arrest Register (OHCAR)

National Ambulance Service, National University Institute Galway and Pre-Hospital Emergency Care Council (PHECC) Out-of-hospital cardiac arrest A project to set up an Irish Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest Register (OHCAR) was established in November 2007 i ...

Survey on Lifestyle and Attitude to Nutrition (SLÁN)

Department of Health and Children (DoHC) Baseline information for the ongoing surveillance of health and lifestyle related behaviours in the Irish adult population. SLÁN is a national survey of the lifestyle, attitudes and nutrition of people living in Ir ...

Public Health Information System (PHIS)

Information Unit, Department of Health Health Indicators The Public Health Information System (PHIS) is a collection of tables of health-related data produced by the Department of Health. Data are requested from a wide range of sources including the Centr ...

General hospital resources consumed by an elderly population awaiting long-term care

Coughlan T, O'Neill D.Dept of Medical Gerontology, Trinity Centre for Health Sciences, Adelaide & Meath Hospital, Dutblin, Ireland.The provision of extended care facilities in urban Ireland has lagged behind the growth in the numbers of older peo ...