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Policies, Strategies & Action plans

Policies, Strategies and Action Plans

Health Impact Assessment Guidance (2009)

10.14655/20090011 Metcalfe, O., Higgins, C. and Lavin, T., Institute of Public Health in Ireland Health Impact Assessment This document describes Health Impact Assessment (HIA) and the steps involved in HIA.  It gives advice based on the experience of HIA ...

Irish Sports Council (ISC) Participation Strategy

Irish Sports Council (ISC) Strategy of sports initiatives for Ireland The Irish Sports Council acts as a resource for the National Governing (Bodies of Sport NGBs). One of the main priorities of the Irish Sports Council is to strengthen and develop capabi ...

A Health Economics Model. The cost benefits of the Physical Activity Strategy for Northern Ireland- a summary of key findings

10.14655/799178-3740 Swales, C., Economics Branch, Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety Framework for maximising efforts to improve health and wellbeing and reduce health inequalities across all sectors This summary report follows on fr ...

Report Against Drugs- an action plan to combat substance abuse in Longford.

10.14655/6841-4515 The Forum for Longford Social problems, Drugs, Alcohol abuse The Forum for Longford was started in 1997 to provide a co-ordinated inter-agency approach to identify and help tackle social problems in Longford. A survey was carried out wi ...

[Report] for meeting of the Board to be held on Friday 12th July 2002: report on back to school clothing & footwear scheme 2002

MidWestern Health Board A report ont the school clothes scheme The Minister for Social Community & Family Affairs announced details of the Back to School Clothing and Footwear Scheme to be operated by the Board through the Community Welfare Service fr ...

[Report] for meeting of the Board to be held on Friday 12th March 2004: draft Mid-West strategy statement on violence against women

MidWestern Health Board Strategy for the prevention of abuse towards women A Draft Strategy Statement on Violence against Women was developed to guide service provision and policy development for all constituent agencies providing a service response to fe ...

[Report] for meeting of the Board to be held on Friday 14th December, 2001: youth homelessness strategy

MidWestern Health Board Strategy for the prevention of homelessness among young people The Minister for Children, Mary Hanafin, T.D., launched the Government’s Youth Homelessness Strategy on 31st October, 2001. The goal of this strategy was: “to reduce an ...

[Report] for meeting of the Board to be held on Tuesday 16th October, 2001: the arts strategy

MidWestern Health Board Arts Strategy for the MidWestern Health Board area The objectives of the arts strategy for the Mid-Western Regional Hospital were to:- Enhance the physical environment of the hospital to improve working conditions for staff and red ...

[Report] for meetng of the Board to be held on Friday 12th September 2003: National Development Plan- minor capital funding 2003

MidWestern Health Board A report on the allocation of funding in the midWestern Health Board area The MidWestern Health Board was notified in August 2003 of the allocation of minor capital funding under the NDP for 2003 of €8m. This report outlines the Bo ...

A Healthier Future: A Strategic Framework for Respiratory Conditions

10.14655/799178-4542 Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety (DHSSPS) Framework for the prevention of respiratory disease In Northern Ireland in 2002-03, there were almost 30,000 admissions to hospital for respiratory conditions utilizing ...

A key to the door- Homeless Agency action plan 2007-2010, Issue 22, Summer 2007

10.14655/6841-4544 Martin Keane Homelessness, Homeless people The Homeless Agency recently launched its action plan to eliminate long-term homelessness and the need to sleep rough in Dublin by 2010. This article will discuss the elements of the plan that ...

A national health services approach to major emergency planning

Health Boards Executive Emergency Planning, Health Board At their meeting in September 2001, the Health Board CEOs nominated a project group to advise on a National Health Services Approach to Major Emergency Planning. The group met on a number of occasio ...

A re-focused and re-energised National Drugs Strategy, Issue 14, Summer 2005

10.14655/6841-4551 Brian Galvin Substance misuse, Drugs misuse, Addiction The Mid-Term Review1 of the National Drugs Strategy 2001–2008, published on 2 June 2005, recommends a number of additions and amendments to the existing Strategy, including making r ...

A report on global illicit drug markets 1998-2007.

10.14655/6841-4552 Peter ReuterFranz Trautmann Substance misuse, Drugs misuse, This report on the world’s illicit drugs markets has been produced by an international team of experts on behalf of the European Commission. The EU Strategy on Drugs 2005-2012 ...

A strategy for cancer control in Ireland / National Cancer Forum

10.14655/771574-4555 Department of Health and Children Strategy for Cancer Control aims to build on the major successes in cancer that have been delivered under the 1996 National Cancer Strategy To address the rapidly rising burden of cancer, this second ...

A Strategy for the control of antimicrobial resistance in Ireland (2001)

National Disease Surveillance Centre Disease Surveillance Antimicrobial agents have played a major role in reducing the threat from communicable diseases. In recent years, however, resistance to these agents has been recognised as a major threat to public ...

A Strategy for the control of Antimicrobial Resistance in Ireland- Annual report 2005

Health Protection Surveillance Centre Surveillance, Monitoring, Antimicrobials, Education, Infection control, Hospital, Community The Strategy for the control of Antimicrobial Resistance in Ireland (SARI) was launched by the Minister for Health and Childr ...

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 ...

The Road to Recovery: A New Approach to Tackling Scotland's Drug Problem

10.14655/6841-4566 Drug Misuse Information Scotland Drug Action, Drugs misuse, Health services The Scottish National Drugs Strategy requires the 22 regional Drug Action Teams to prepare and submit to the Scottish Executive annual action plans for tackling ...

Breastfeeding still best feeding: the Northern Area Health Board and the Rotunda hospital breastfeeding policy and practice guidelines

Northern Area Health Board BREASTFEEDING, NUTRITION The benefits of breastfeeding are well recognised. It is recommended that more mothers breastfeed because breastfeeding provides health benefits for both baby and mother and is important in the bonding p ...