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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 ...

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. ...

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 ...

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 ...

Interventions to Reduce Substance Misuse Among Vulnerable Young People (PH 4)

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) ACCESS TO SERVICES, DRUGS MISUSE, FAMILY SUPPORT, SUBSTANCE MISUSE, YOUNG PEOPLE The NICE guidance on community-based interventions to reduce substance misuse among vulnerable and disadvantaged ...

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 ...