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Food, Nutrition, Physical Activity, and the Prevention of Cancer: A Global Perspective

10.14655/415-3720 World Cancer Research Fund / American Institute for Cancer Research Food, Nutrition, Physical activity, Body composition, Cancer The goal of this Report is to review all the relevant research in order to generate a comprehensive series o ...

Management of obesity. A national clinical guideline.

National Guideline Clearinghouse HEALTHY EATING, OBESITY, OVERWEIGHT, YOUNG PEOPLE The evidence base for this guideline was synthesised in accordance with the Scottish Intercollegiate Guidelines Network (SIGN) methodology. A systematic review of the liter ...

Healthy Weight, Healthy Lives: Child Weight Management Programme and Training Providers Framework

Department of Health OBESITY, TRAINING, WEIGHT, YOUNG PEOPLE The Cross-Government Obesity Unit has developed a framework agreement with nine provider organisations, in order to support local commissioning of weight management services for children and you ...

Healthy Weight, Healthy Lives: Commissioning weight management services for children and young people

Department of Health OBESITY, WEIGHT, WEIGHT MANAGEMENT, YOUNG PEOPLE This guide has been developed to support local areas in commissioning weight management services for children and young people. It is designed to reflect the move towards world class co ...

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 ...

WHO Chronic Disease Information Sheets: Diabetes

World Health Organisation Information on the number of people with diabetes, worldwide A diabetes epidemic is underway. An estimated 30 million people worldwide had diabetes in 1985. A decade later, the global burden of diabetes was estimated to be 135 mi ...

A guide for the management of dual diagnosis for prisons.

10.14655/6841-4537 Department of Health, Great Britain Substance misuse, Prison, Mental Wellbeing Dual diagnosis, the co-extistence of mental health and substance misuse problems, has a higher prevalence in prisons than in the general community. This docu ...

A guide to working in partnership: employability provision for drug users.

10.14655/6841-4539 Scottish Executive. Substance Misuse Division. Effective Interventions Unit Rehabilitation, Employment, Drug users The aim of this guide is to identify the key principles of partnership working and to provide case study examples of how ...

A manual in quality standards in substance use education.

10.14655/6841-4546 Elaine Butler, Sinéad Smith, Conor Rowley & Rory Keane Drugs use, Education, Substance misuse, YOuth work A Manual in Quality Standards in Substance Use Education is published by The Drug Education Workers Forum (DEWF). The manual l ...

Choosing to Protect: Guide to the Protection of Children and Vulnerable Adults

Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety (DHSSPS) EMPLOYMENT, LEGISLATION, OLDER PEOPLE, SAFETY The Protection of Children and Vulnerable Adults (NI) Order (POCVA) became law in February 2003 and became operational in April 2005. POCVA aime ...

Guidelines for Hand Hygiene in Irish Health Care Settings

SARI Infection Control Subcommittee HYGIENE, INFECTION CONTROL Hand hygiene, often previously referred to as hand washing, is critical in the prevention of healthcare-associated infection by reducing the incidence of cross-infection. This is a simple meas ...

Guidelines for smallpox response and management in the post-eradication era (smallpox plan)

Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety (DHSSPS) IMMUNISATION, INFECTION CONTROL, PREVENTION, SMALLPOX There is no evidence of a specific threat of smallpox attack on the UK. However, it is sensible and prudent to ensure that the NHS can d ...

National Visiting Guidance

Health Service Executive (HSE) INFECTION CONTROL, SAFETY, HOSPITAL, PATIENT All hospitals in Ireland welcome visitors. Visiting time is regarded as an important part of the patient’s day. However, the welfare of the patient must always be taken into consi ...

Nutrition and dental health guidelines for professionals

Health Promotion Agency Nutrition guidelines for health care professionals to promote better oral health Published as a regional resource for the first time, this booklet provides current, agreed nutritional guidance relating to the promotion of oral heal ...

Promoting positive mental health at work: A guide for employers

Health Promotion Agency Policy to promote better mental health in the workplace This booklet is the latest in a series of short guides aimed at promoting health in the workplace. It outlines to employers the benefits of promoting mental health at work, ho ...

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 ...

Work Well: Healthy workplace guide

Health Promotion Agency Strategy to promote a healthy working environment This guide is the focal point of the Work Well initiative and the starting point for all businesses interested in adopting a healthy workplace strategy. It is aimed at employers, he ...

Your Service, Your Say

Health Sevice Executive (HSE) Policy and Procedures for the Management of Consumer Feedback This booklet is a guide to the Health Service Executive’s policy and procedures document ‘The Management of Consumer Feedback to include Comments, Compliments and ...

Stroke: Diagnosis and initial management of acute stroke and transient ischaemic attack (TIA)

National Collaborating Centre for Chronic Conditions Diagnosis and initial management of acute stroke and transient ischaemic attack (TIA) Diagnosis and initial management of acute stroke and transient ischaemic attack (TIA) The advice in the NICE guideli ...