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Think child, think parent, think family

This is an introductory update to the Mental Health and Children's Services Project of the HSCB 10.14655/11971-12284 Public Health Agency Mental health This is an introductory update to the Mental Health and Children's Services Project of the HS ...

TB Factsheet

What is TB (tuberculosis)? TB is a serious but curable infectious disease. It usually affects the lungs but it can affect other parts of the body. What are the symptoms? Any of the following symptoms may occur:. Cough. Phlegm. High temperature. Sweating a ...

BCG and your baby: protecting your baby against TB (English and 10 translations)

This booklet provides advice on the BCG (Bacillus Calmette-Guerin) vaccination which offers protection against tuberculosis (TB)  10.14655/11971-12311 Public Health Agency Childhood immunisation This booklet provides advice on the BCG (Bacillus Calmette-G ...

The pocket guide to minding your head

This pocket-sized leaflet advises young men on the steps they can take to promote good mental health, such as keeping active, talking through problems and taking time to relax.   10.14655/11971-12317 Public Health Agency Mental health This pocket-sized le ...

The pocket guide to good mental health

This leaflet outlines the signs of poor mental health and suggests steps that people can take to promote good mental health  10.14655/11971-12319 Public Health Agency Mental health This leaflet outlines the signs of poor mental health and suggests steps t ...

Don't cover up your problems

This pocket-sized leaflet advises young men not to cover up their problems and on the steps they can take to promote good mental health, such as keeping active, talking through problems and taking time to relax.   10.14655/11971-12321 Public Health Agency ...

Focus on alcohol

This booklet outlines the long and short-term effects of regular heavy drinking. It explains how alcohol affects our bodies, what constitutes a unit of alcohol and the recommended limits for men and women as well as tips on how to stick to these limits.   ...

Eat well, keep well and reduce your risk of cancer

This leaflet highlights Northern Ireland's incidence of cancer as an important public health concern, and explains how eating more fruit, vegetables and other fibre rich foods can significantly reduce our risk of getting the disease.   10.14655/11971 ...

Enjoy healthy eating

This leaflet aims to increase public awareness and understanding of healthy eating messages. The leaflet includes the new eatwell plate, information on the five main food groups, along with top tips for cutting down on fat and what to choose when eating o ...

Don't gamble with your sexual health

This booklet explains the importance of having a check up at a Genito Urinary Medicine (GUM) clinic and what happens at the clinic.   10.14655/11971-12332 Public Health Agency Sexual health This booklet explains the importance of having a check up at a Ge ...

Breast screening: satisfactory test results- what now?

This leaflet is used to support the Northern Ireland breast screening programme and is issued to the one in 20 women who are called back after their initial breast x-ray for further tests at a breast assessment clinic 10.14655/11971-12334 Public Health Ag ...

Breast screening: what if I have breast implants?

This leaflet is used to support the Northern Ireland breast screening programme and explains the procedure for women with breast implants 10.14655/11971-12335 Public Health Agency Breast screening This leaflet is used to support the Northern Ireland breas ...

Ready or not? Let's leave it 'til later

This leaflet details 10 things to think about before having sex.   10.14655/11971-12337 Public Health Agency Sexual health This leaflet details 10 things to think about before having sex. Chronic Conditions Research and Evaluation Report ...

Get a life, get active...go cycling

This leaflet explains the benefits of regular physical activity, particularly cycling.   10.14655/11971-12338 Public Health Agency Physical activity This leaflet explains the benefits of regular physical activity, particularly cycling. Obesity Chronic Con ...

Drugs and solvents: a guide for parents

This booklet provides information on why young people try drugs, the risks of taking illegal drugs, the signs of drug taking and information about individual drugs.   10.14655/11971-12349 Public Health Agency Solvent Misuse, Drugs This booklet provides in ...

Bowel cancer screening: the facts

Format: 8 page A5 leaflet Target group: Prospective participants in the Northern Ireland Bowel Screening Programme. Description: This leaflet provides information on bowel cancer and the Northern Ireland Bowel Cancer Screening Programme.   10.14655/11971- ...

Breastfeeding and returning to work

This leaflet aims to encourage breastfeeding mothers to continue breastfeeding after they have returned to work. It highlights the benefits of continuing to breastfeed, sets out the options for combining breastfeeding and work, explains the rights breastf ...

Promoting breastfeeding for mothers returning to work: a guide for employers

This booklet is the third in a series of Work Well guides aimed at promoting health in the workplace. It outlines to employers the business benefits of encouraging mothers to continue breastfeeding on return to work, the health benefits of breastfeeding f ...

Help us to prevent infections spreading

This leaflet is part of an extension of the cleanyourhands campaign, aimed at preventing the spread of healthcare associated infections (HCAIs) in community healthcare settings including primary care and dental services, residential and nursing homes (inc ...

Weaning made easy: moving from milk to family meals

This booklet provides advice about the stages involved in helping babies make the move from milk only to joining in family meals. 10.14655/11971-12386 Public Health Agency Nutrition This booklet provides advice about the stages involved in helping babies ...