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Community Guidelines on State Aid for Environmental Protection

Official Journal of the European Union CLIMATE, FUEL POVERTY, TAXATION, ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION The spring 2007 European Council called on Member States and EU institutions to pursue actions to develop a sustainable integrated European climate and energy ...

Obesity: the prevention, identification, assessment and management of overweight and obesity in adults and children [CG189]

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE). Clinical guidelines on the prevention, identification, assessment and management of overweight and obesity. The NICE clinical guideline on the prevention, identification, assessment and managem ...

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 ...

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 ...

Campaigning Handbook: Directory of Social Change

Lattimer, M. COMMUNICATION, FINANCE, HUMAN RIGHTS, LAW, LOBBYING, POLITICS, SOCIETY Written for pressure groups, charities and social activists, this book covers the skills of modern campaigning. In this edition there are new sections on the Human Rights ...

Developing Advocacy Strategy

The Democracy Centre ADVOCACY, LOBBYING, STRATEGY Developing Advocacy Strategy is an excerpt from ‘The Democracy Owners Manual’. It outlines the necessity of having a strategy, a clear vision of where you are, where you want to go and a plausible plan of ...

How to Change Practice: Understand, identify and Overcome barriers to change

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) Patient care This guide aims to improve patient care by giving practical advice on how to encourage healthcare professionals and managers to change their practice in line with the latest guidanc ...

Making a Difference: A Guide to Evaluating Public Participation in Central Government

Warburton, D., Wilson, R. and Rainbow, E CENTRAL GOVERNMENT, EVALUATION, GENERAL PUBLIC, HEALTH, POLICY FORMULATION Public engagement is now a central element in public policy-making. Activities range from major events such as the Your Health, Your Care, ...

Organize to Win: A Grassroots Activists Handbook

Britell, J. Organising community campaigns A guide to help people organize community campaigns. Chronic Conditions http://www.britell.com/text/tgrassroots.html © 2008 Jim Britell 23 August 2008 Guideline Other partner websites Yes 23 August 2008 (All day) ...

Trustworthy Health and Medical Information: The Health on the Net Initiative

Boyer, C A guide on how to judge information on the internet A guide to help internet users by highlighting reliable, understandable, relevant and trustworthy sources of online health and medical information Chronic Conditions http://www.hon.ch/Global/pdf ...

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 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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Four Commonly used Methods to Increase Physical Activity (PH 2)

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) CYCLING, PHYSICAL ACTIVITY, WALKING The NICE physical activity public health intervention guidance covers four common methods used to increase the population's physical activity levels:- br ...

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 ...