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Allied Health Professions: Who we are and what we do

This booklet provides a brief overview of Allied Health Professionals (AHPs) and the services they provide to the public. Allied Health Professions are a diverse workforce who deliver high-quality care to patients and service users across a wide range of ...

Weigh to a healthy pregnancy

This leaflet was developed by the PHA to introduce the Weigh to a health pregnancy programme, a weight management programme for pregnant women with a BMI of 40 and over. The programme offers extra support from midwives, dietitian and physiotherapist with ...

Cook, cut and walk- top tips for Obesity Awareness Week

This Obesity Awareness Week (9-15 January) the Public Health Agency (PHA) is encouraging everyone to try to cook healthier recipes, cut out snacks and get a bit more active. Caroline Bloomfield, Health and Social Wellbeing Improvement Senior Manager at th ...

Food for Fitness

10.14655/105129-793868 Irish Nutrition and Dietetic Association and safefood Energy to fuel actyivity This booklet was developed by the Irish Nutrition and Dietetic Association in partnership with safe food in the Republic of Ireland. It provides general ...

Lifelong Involvement in Sport and Physical Activity (LISPA) Framework

Irish Sports Council Physical Aactivity and sport Lifelong Involvement in Sport and Physical Activity (LISPA) is an inclusive framework which caters for all levels of physical activity and sport involvement. There are 4 main objectives of the framework: H ...

Sammy and Sally Series

safefood Benefits of vegetables These fun, free story books for small children aims to teach them about the goodness of vegetables, where  they come from and how they grow. The stories follow two squirrels, Sammy and Sally, as they plant seeds, look after ...

Healthy breaks for pre-school children leaflet (English and Irish translation)

Leaflet for parents explaining why a healthy break is so important for pre-school children and some tips and ideas for healthy nutritious breaks.  10.14655/6744-719750 Public Health Agency School Food, Healthy Eating, Child Health, Student, Pupil, Diet Le ...

Social and economic inequalities in diet and physical activity

10.14655/11971-648512 Public Health England (PHE) Social inequality, Economic Inequality, Obesity, Diet, Physical activity This briefing paper describes social and economic inequalities associated with two of the key determinants of obesity- diet and phys ...

Packing a healthy punch for lunch

In Northern Ireland over 127,000 children bring their own food to school so it is important to ensure that food is both appetising and is good for health. Recent surveys looking at children’s lunchboxes revealed that they are often too high in fat, salt a ...

Promoting healthy eating at work: a guide for employers

This booklet is part of the Work Well initiative aimed at promoting health in the workplace. It outlines to employers the benefits of promoting healthy eating at work, what action can be taken, the range of healthier food options that can be provided in a ...

Get a life, get active...go walking

This leaflet explains the benefits of regular physical activity, particularly walking.   10.14655/11971-12339 Public Health Agency Physical activity This leaflet explains the benefits of regular physical activity, particularly walking. Obesity Chronic Con ...

Get a life, get active

This leaflet explains the benefits of regular physical activity. It aims to dispel the myths surrounding exercise and the excuses people make for not exercising, as well as providing tips and advice on how to be more active.   10.14655/11971-12336 Public ...

Step this way for better health

This leaflet explains how to use a step counter to motivate yourself to do more walking. It includes a step log to encourage walkers to monitor and record their progress.   10.14655/11971-12326 Public Health Agency Physical activity This leaflet explains ...

Getting a good start: healthy eating from one to five

This booklet outlines advice on many key nutritional issues for children aged one to five. It includes information on how to provide a healthy, balanced diet for this age group, guidance on suitable snacks and drinks, feeding a vegetarian child, vitamin s ...