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Drug misuse in over 16s: psychosocial interventions.

. National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence Drug treatment This guideline covers using psychosocial interventions to treat adults and young people over 16 who have a problem with or are dependent on opioids, stimulants or cannabis. It aims to r ...

DoH Guidance on the Transfer of Patients Detained under Mental Health Legislation between Hospitals in Northern Ireland and Great Britain

DoH Guidance on the Transfer of Patients Detained under Mental Health Legislation between Hospitals in Northern Ireland and Great Britain Department of Health (Northern Ireland) Guidance literature, Mental health and learning disabilities DoH Guidance on ...

Smoke-free Legislation: Important information for employers, managers and those in control of premises in Northern Ireland

Space to Breathe for Northern Ireland Tobacco, Smoking Cessation, Smoke-free Workplace The Smoking (Northern Ireland) Order 2006 made provision for the prohibition of smoking in enclosed public places and workplaces. The law was introduced to give everyon ...

Guidelines for the provision of temporary drinking water supplies at events in Northern Ireland

This guidance is intended for use by organisers of events such as music festivals or agricultural shows where a temporary water supply may be required. It applies to all events that may require a connection to a new water supply as well as events that may ...

What happens in the Emergency Department-A patient's guide

A guide for people who have self-harmed or may have mental health/emotional problems 10.14655/6744-933760 Public Health Agency Emergency Department, Mental health, Self injury, Emotional problems A guide for people who have self-harmed or may have mental ...

Media guidelines for reporting suicide and self-harm

These guidelines are for those in the media who have involvement with the reporting or portrayal of suicide and represent an important source of information to help ensure that the quality of reporting and portrayal on this important and sensitive topic i ...

The pocket guide to good mental health

This leaflet outlines the signs of poor mental health and suggests steps that people can take to promote good mental health  10.14655/6744-933537 Public Health Agency Mental wellbeing This leaflet outlines the signs of poor mental health and suggests step ...

Drugs and solvents: a guide for parents

This booklet provides information on why young people try drugs, the risks of taking illegal drugs, the signs of drug taking and information about individual drugs.  10.14655/6744-933482 Public Health Agency Drug misuse, Young people This booklet provides ...

Good Practice Guides

This series of Good Practice Guides is designed to share important information about health inequalities and some of the evidence-based measures that can be taken to reduce the stark differences in health and wellbeing within populations. 10.14655/6744-93 ...

Racial Equality in Health- Good Practice Guide- Consultation Document (PDF 261KB)

10.14655/799178-801485 Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety health, population, northern ireland, government, Reports and Consultation Documents This good practice guide has been produced by the Equity Commission for Northern Ireland in ...

General Palliative Care Guidance for Control of Pain in Patients with Cancer (PDF 56 KB)

General Palliative Care Guidelines 10.14655/799178-801039 Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety Cancer patient care This document is intended to be a practical clinical guideline for the control of pain in patients with cancer. Its targe ...

Regional Advisory Committee on Cancer- Guidance for the Management of Haematological Cancer (September 2004) (PDF 163 KB)

Regional Advisory Committee on Cancer- Guidance for the Management of Haematological Cancer (September 2004) 10.14655/799178-800784 Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety Haematological Cancer Haematological cancers in adults include a ra ...

Developing a Workplace Policy on Domestic Violence and Abuse (PDF 219KB)

Guidance for Employers 10.14655/799178-800374 Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety Violence This guide for employers has been produced by the Regional Steering Group on Domestic Violence in line with the strategy and action plan “Tackli ...

Code of Conduct for Healthcare Chaplains (PDF 579KB)

10.14655/799178-799746 Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety Healthcare Code of Conduct for Healthcare Chaplains Guidance Other Guidance /sites/default/files/documents/10.14655-799178-799746.pdf © Department of Health, Social Services an ...

Northern Ireland Primary and Secondary Care Opioid Substitute Treatment Guidelines 2013 (PDF 4.5MB)

Northern Ireland Primary and Secondary Care Opioid Substitute Treatment Guidelines 2013 10.14655/799178-799377 Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety Health, population, government, Professional Advice Drugs misuse Research and Evaluation ...

Survival Guide to Food

Food Standards Agency (FSA) Making healthy food choice The Food Standards Agency in Northern Ireland (FSANI) has produced The Survival Guide to Food for 6th form students, to help equip them with the skills to eat well and be well when they leave home for ...

Community Use of School Premises: A Guidance Toolkit for Schools

Department of Education Northern Ireland (DENI) School building, Environment The Department, working alongside a joint Working Group led by the Council for Catholic Maintained Schools (CCMS) and the Education and Library Boards (ELBs), with input from oth ...

Northern Ireland Community Planning Foundation Programme

Department of Environment Northern Ireland Guidance on community planning role for new councils The Department of the Environment has published guidance on councils’ new duty of community planning. Under local government reform, Councils will take forward ...

Walk Leader training manual

The Walking for Health programme was established in 2001 and continues to be an integral part of Government policy to address the health and wellbeing of the population in Northern Ireland. The programme is delivered through HSC Trusts across Northern Ire ...

Co-operating to Safeguard Children

Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety (DHSSPSNI) Child protection In 1980 the United Nations General Council adopted the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC). Two years later it was ratified by the United Kingdom ...