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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 ...

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 ...

Behaviour change (PH 6)

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) Attitude, Behaviour change, Population and Community This guidance is aimed at those responsible for helping people to change their behaviour to improve their health. This includes policy makers ...

Brief Interventions and Referrals for Smoking Cessation In Primary Care and other Settings (PH 1)

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) Intervention, Referral, Smoking cessation, Primary care The NICE public health intervention guidance on brief interventions and referral for smoking cessation in primary care and other settings. ...

Community Engagement (PH 9)

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT, DECISION MAKING, EVALUATION This guidance aims to support those working with and involving communities in decisions on health improvement that affect them. It is for peopl ...

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 ...

Identifying and Supporting People most at Risk of Dying Prematurely (PH 15)

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) ACCESS TO SERVICES, CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE, SERVICES, SMOKING, SMOKING CESSATION This guidance aims to identify what works in driving down population mortality rates in disadvantaged areas, wher ...

Management of Long-term Sickness and Incapacity for Work (PH 19)

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) MANAGEMENT, SICKNESS ABSENCE, TRAINING, EMPLOYER, EMPLOYEE This guidance is for all those who manage long-term (or recurring short- or long-term) sickness absence and incapacity, including emplo ...

Maternal and Child Nutrition (PH 11)

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) BREASTFEEDING, LOW INCOME, NUTRITION, PREGNANCY This guidance aims to address disparities in the nutrition of low-income and other disadvantaged groups compared with the general population. It i ...

Mental Well-being and Older People (PH 16)

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) MENTAL HEALTH, NUTRITION, OLDER PEOPLE, PHYSICAL ACTIVITY, RESIDENTIAL CARE, THERAPY, WELLBEING This guidance is for all those involved in promoting older people's mental wellbeing. It focu ...

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 ...

Needle and Syringe Programmes (PH 18)

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) ALCOHOL MISUSE, DRUGS MISUSE, NEEDLE USE Needle and syringe programmes: providing people who inject drugs with injecting equipment Summary The guidance promotes the optimal provision of needle a ...

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 ...

Physical Activity and the Environment (PH 8)

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) Guidance on the promotion and creation of physical environments that support increased levels of physical activity This guidance offers the first national, evidence-based recommendations on how ...

Preventing the Uptake of Smoking by Children and Young People (PH 14)

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) Guidance on preventing the uptake of smoking by children and young people This guidance focuses on mass-media and point-of-sales measures to prevent the uptake of smoking by children and young p ...

Prevention of Sexually Transmitted Infections and Under 18 Conceptions (PH 3)

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) Guidance on oe to one interventions to reduce the transmission of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) This NICE guidance presents the recommendations on 'One to one interventions to redu ...

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 ...