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Minimum Kinship Care Standards Northern Ireland

Department of Health (Northern Ireland) Care, Carer In 2007, the Department of Health (DoH) brought forward a strategy in relation to children cared for by the State in circumstances where they are unable to live with their parents.  Service Frameworks &a ...

Strategic Framework for Imaging Services in Health and Social Care

On 25 October 2016, the then Minister of Health, Michelle O’Neill launched an ambitious 10 year approach to transforming health and social care “Health and Wellbeing 2026: Delivering Together”. Delivering Together was based on the report of the Expert Pan ...

HSC Core Standards for Emergency Planning Framework

HSC Core Standards for Emergency Planning Framework for completion by Trusts 10.14655/11971-1188821 Department of Health (Northern Ireland) Forms, Governance in health and social care, Emergency preparedness HSC Core Standards for Emergency Planning Frame ...

Training framework for specialist stop smoking services in Northern Ireland, 2015

This framework document outlines the training standards and learning outcomes for stop smoking service providers. It describes the knowledge and skills necessary to provide services, and sets the minimum standards for delivery.Also available as a PDF is t ...

Framework for Preventing and Addressing Overweight and Obesity 2012- 2022- Progress Report on 2015- 19 outcomes (June 2016- June 2017)

This report outlines the current progress (June 2016 to June 2017) made under the current implementation[i], of the ten year obesity prevention framework A Fitter Future for All 2012–2022. 10.14655/11971-1152036 Department of Health (Northern Ireland) Gui ...

Looking at our school 2016: a quality framework for post-primary schools.

. 10.14655/11971-1102286 Ireland. Department of Education and Skills. The Inspectorate Learning, Teaching, Education Looking at Our School 2016: A Quality Framework for Primary Schools provides a unified and coherent set of standards for two dimensions of ...

Minimum nutritional standards for catering in health and social care for staff and visitors

New nutritional standards have been introduced which are designed to make the food on offer for staff and visitors in hospital restaurants and cafés healthier. Settings such as restaurants, coffee shops and workplace canteens, including those in in the h ...

Safety Quality and Standards Circulars 2016-2017

Advice in relation to Safety, Quality and Standards for 2016-2017 10.14655/11971-1039239 Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety (Northern Ireland) Circulars, Safety and quality standards, Safety and quality standards circulars Advice in r ...

Quality and outcomes framework 2015/16

This bulletin presents quality and outcomes framework achievement data (QOF) for reporting year in question. Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety (Northern Ireland) Statistical reports, DoH statistics and research, GP activity, funding ...

Controls Assurance Standards

Set out below are 22 Controls Assurance Standards which have been developed by the DoH to support the embedding of organisation-wide risk management in HSC Bodies.   10.14655/11971-1022235 Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety (Northern ...

Standards for Conscious Sedation in the Provision of Dental Care Report

Our purpose in writing is to clarify the way forward for the consideration of the findings of the Standards for Conscious Sedation in the Provision of Dental Care Report. The four CDOs have met with representatives from the Intercollegiate Advisory Commit ...

A Framework for Personalised Care and Population Health for Nurses, Midwives, Health Visitors and Allied Health Professionals

This framework has been developed to underpin our national programme to maximise the impact of nurses, midwives, health visitors and allied health professionals (AHPs) on improving health outcomes and reducing inequalities. It aims to support and shape “h ...

Northern Ireland Medicines Optimisation Quality Framework

The Medicines Optimisation Quality Framework aims to support better health outcomes for our population by focusing attention on gaining the best possible outcome from medicines every time that they are prescribed, dispensed or administered. The Framework ...

Minimum standards for supported lodgings for young people and young adults (aged 16-21) in Northern Ireland

Supported lodgings aim to provide young people with safe, suitable and supportive places to live within a local familial type environment. The minimum standards for supported lodgings accommodation will set a benchmark to be used by current and future sup ...

Respiratory health and well being- service framework documents

Service framework documents relating to respiratory health and well being. Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety (Northern Ireland) Policy papers, Safety and quality standards, Safety and quality standards service frameworks Service fram ...

Quality and outcomes framework 2014/15

This bulletin presents quality and outcomes framework achievement data (QOF) for 2014/15. Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety (Northern Ireland) Statistical reports, DHSSPS statistics and research, GP activity, funding and prescribing ...

Governance- Control Assurance Standards

Standards developed by the Department to support embedding of organisation-wide risk management in HPSS bodies 10.14655/11971-909710 Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety health, population, northern ireland, government, Professional Adv ...

Best Practice- Best Care- Summary of Responses to the Consultation (PDF 318KB)

A Framework for Setting Standards, Delivering Services and Improving Monitoring and Regulation in the HPSS 10.14655/799178-801233 Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety Health services A Framework for Setting Standards, Delivering Service ...

Northern Ireland Framework Specification for the Degree in Social Work (PDF 213 KB)

Northern Ireland Framework Specification for the Degree in Social Work 10.14655/799178-801057 Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety Social services Northern Ireland Framework Specification for the Degree in Social Work Service Frameworks ...

Caring for People Beyond Tomorrow

A Strategic Framework for the Development of Primary Health and Social Care 10.14655/799178-800823 Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety Health service A Strategic Framework for the Development of Primary Health and Social Care- Section ...