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Service Frameworks & Standards

Service Frameworks and Standards

Standard Evaluation Framework for weight management interventions: Core Criteria

National Obesity Observatory Essential criteria for evaluating a weight management intervention The National Obesity Observatory was established to provide a single point of contact for wide-ranging authoritative information on data and evidence related t ...

Nutritional standards for other food and drinks in schools: A guide for implementation

Health Promotion Agency Government programme to promote healthier food choices for school going children This publication details the nutritional standards for other food and drinks in schools that all grant-aided schools adhere to. It explains why the nu ...

Nutritional standards for school lunches

Health Promotion Agency Advertising healthier food choices for school going children This poster presents the nutritional standards for school lunches that all grant-aided schools must adhere to. This school nutrition resource was distributed to all grant ...

Nutritional standards for school lunches: A guide for implementation

Health Promotion Agency Government programme to promote healthier food choices for school going children This publication details the nutritional standards for school lunches which all grant-aided schools must adhere to. As well as explaining why the nutr ...

Environmental Cleanliness Standard

Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety (DHSSPS) ENVIRONMENT, INFECTION CONTROL, PREVENTION There is a system in place which ensures that all HSS Trusts meet the requirements of the Regional Strategy for Improving the Standard of Environme ...

Food Hygiene Standard

Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety (DHSSPS) FOOD, FOOD HYGIENE, HYGIENE, LEGISLATION All catering management, food handlers and HPSS premises from which food is sourced, stored, prepared or served, complies with the current food safet ...

Framework for the Development of a Diabetic Retinopathy Screening Programme for Ireland

Irish College of Opthalmologists and Health Service Executive QUALITY OF LIFE, SCREENING, DIABETES In 2007 the HSE set up the Expert Advisory Group on Diabetes. Diabetic retinopathy screening was immediately identified as a priority service in need of dev ...

National Hygiene Services Quality Review 2008: Standards and Criteria

Health information and Quality Authority (HIQA) HYGIENE, INFECTION CONTROL The aim of the review is to promote continuous improvement in the area of hygiene services within healthcare settings. This review is one important part of the ongoing process of r ...

Learning Disability Service Framework: Project Initiation Document

Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety (DHSSPS) HEALTH INEQUALITY, LEARNING DISABILITY, QUALITY OF LIFE DHSSPS are taking forward a programme to develop Service Frameworks for Northern Ireland. A Service Framework is a document that conta ...

Mental Health Service Framework

Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety (DHSSPS) MENTAL HEALTH, MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES In keeping with regional/DHSSPS guidance, the Mental Health Service Framework will provide standards of care that are underpinned by robust evidence (wh ...

National Quality Standards: Residential Services for People with Disabilities

Health Information and Quality Authority (HIQA) ENVIRONMENT, QUALITY OF LIFE, RESIDENTIAL CARE The Health Information and Quality Authority is the independent Authority responsible for driving continuous improvements in Ireland’s health and social care se ...

National Standards for Residential Care- for Children

Department of Health and Children HEALTH SERVICES, QUALITY OF LIFE, RESIDENTIAL CARE, CHILDREN'S RESIDENQIAL ENTRE The Department of Health and Children and the Social Services Inspectorate in conjunction with representatives of the Health Service Ex ...

National Standards for the Prevention and Control of Healthcare Associated Infections

Health Information and Quality Authority INFECTION CONTROL, PREVENTION, HYGIENE The Health Information and Quality Authority (the Authority) is the independent statutory body with responsibility for developing and monitoring compliance with national stand ...

Service Framework for Cardiovascular Health and Wellbeing

Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety (DHSSPS) Standards in relation to the prevention, diagnosis, treatment, care, rehabilitation and palliative care of individuals and communities at a greater risk of developing cardiovascular disease. ...

National Quality Standards for Residential Care Settings for older people in Ireland

Health Information and Quality Authority ENVIRONMENT, HEALTHCARE AND HEALTH SERVICES, OLDER PEOPLE, QUALITY OF LIFE, RESIDENTIAL CARE The standards are a significant milestone for the protection of the rights of older people in residential care settings a ...

Template for the Development of Service Framework for Health and Social Care

Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety (DHSSPS) Cancer Prevention, treatment and care DHSSPS are taking forward a programme to develop Service Frameworks for Northern Ireland. A Service Framework is a document that contains explicit stand ...

Standard: Environmental Management

Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety, Northern Ireland All tasks and processes that pose an environmental risk are managed to minimise any negative impact on the environment This standard is based on the requirements set out in the Inte ...

Service Framework for Mental Health: Project Initiation Document

Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety, Northern Ireland Programme to develop Service Frameworks for Northern Ireland and have asked the Southern Board to take forward the process of developing the Mental Health Service Framework In keepi ...

Standards for Irish Healthcare Library and information Services

Health Sciences Libraries Group (HSLG), Library Association of Ireland Standards for the provision of healthcare libraries and information services This is the 2nd edition of the Standards for Irish healthcare library and information services. Work practi ...

Nursing Home Minimum Standards

Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety Minimum standards for nursing homes This document sets out minimum standards for Nursing Homes. The standards specify the arrangements, facilities and procedures that need to be in place and implemen ...