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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 ...

Annual Report of the Chief Medical Officer 2013

Department of Health Public Mental Health, Priorities, Evidence This report looks at the epidemiology of public mental health, the quality of evidence, possible future innovations in science and technology, and the economic case for good mental health. It ...

Mental health and behaviour in schools

Department of Education Pupil, Behaviour, Mental health needs This advice is for: schools It includes: how and when to refer to Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) practical advice to support children with emotional and behavioural difficu ...

Demographic trends in suicide in the UK and Ireland 1980- 2010.

Background Ireland has the 17th highest suicide rate in the EU and the 4th highest among 15ââ,¬â?o24-year-old males (WHO 2012). Suicide is the leading cause of death in this age group; death by hanging accounted for 69 % of suicides in 2010. Methods This ...

Closing the Gap: priorities for essential change in mental health

Department of Health Mental health, Wellbeing. The document sets out 25 priorities for change. It details how changes in local service planning and delivery will make a difference to the lives of people with mental health problems in the next 2 or 3 years ...

Smoking cessation in secondary care: Acute, maternity and mental health services (PH 48)

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) Smoking Cessation Stopping smoking at any time has considerable health benefits and for people using secondary care services, there are additional advantages including shorter hospital stays and ...

Annual Report of the Chief Medical Officer 2012: Our Children Deserve Better: Prevention Pays

Department of Health Healthcare, Children Annual report on children and young people’s health from the Chief Medical Officer (CMO), Professor Dame Sally C Davies. This is volume two of the Chief Medical Officer’s annual report and focuses on children and ...

Prevention, Information & Evidence eLibrary (PIE)

UK Health Forum Information and evidence in public health The UK Health Forum has launched a new eLibrary and associated briefing service called Prevention Information & Evidence (P.I.E). P.I.E is a unique collection of non-commercially published mate ...

Adolescent Self-harm: AYPH Research Summary No. 14

Association for Young People's Health (AYPH) & ChiMat Young people, Self-harm, Self inflicted injury Self-harm is a particularly adolescent phenomenon. It does affect all age groups, but studies have consistently shown a peak in mid adolescence. ...

Adolescent ADHD: AYPH Research Summary No. 12

Association for Young People's Health (AYPH) & ChiMat Hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), Childhood Attention deficit and hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is normally diagnosed in childhood, often during the primary school years. Much less attention is p ...

Health Inequalities: AYPH Research Summary

Association for Young People's Health (AYPH) & ChiMat Mental health, Physical health, Inequalities, Young people Focuses on inequalities in physical and mental health affecting young people. Includes analysis of: Fair Society, Healthy Lives strat ...

Mental Health and Emotional Wellbeing: Summary of AYPH Research Update No.1

Association for Young People's Health (AYPH) & ChiMat Young people, Influencing factors, Mental health As part of the process to develop children and young people’s mental health indicator, NHS Scotland has commissioned a critical review of the l ...

Physical activity: brief advice for adults in primary care (PH 44)

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) Physical activity This guidance aims to support routine provision of brief advice on physical activity in primary care practice. The recommendations cover: identifying adults who are inactive de ...

Losing Track of Time: Dementia and the ageing prison population

Dementia and the ageing prison population: treatment challenges and examples of good practice.The aims of this report are to scope existing research on treating and managing male offenders with cognitive impairment to identify and share examples of good p ...

Whole-person care: from rhetoric to reality. Achieving parity between mental and physical health.

The report presents evidence on a range of factors affecting disparity between mental and physical health, and includes case studies and examples of good practice to illustrate some of the key issues and solutions. It should be seen as the first stage of ...

Family and Fuel Poverty

Guertler, P. and Royston, S., Energy Bill Revolution Vulnerable group, Fuel poverty It is now widely recognised that fuel poverty has severe effects on some of the most vulnerable people in society. However, while attention has focussed on older people in ...

Dementia Research Impact Report (1990-2012)

Impact of Alzheimer's Society's dementia research programme 1990-2012. Full details and the publication can be accessed here. 10.14655/415-413030 Alzheimer Society UK Dementia, Cognative Impairment Impact of Alzheimer's Society's demen ...

Psychosis and schizophrenia: Recognition and management of psychosis and schizophrenia in children and young people (CG155)

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) Children's mental health This clinical guideline offers evidence-based advice on the recognition and management of psychosis and schizophrenia in children and young people under 18. Mental ...

IPH response to NICE consultation on new indicators for Quality and Outcomes Framework (QOF)

10.14655/20120028 Institute of Public Health in Ireland (IPH) Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), Heart failure, Coronary heart disease, Diabetes, Depression, Hypertension, Rheumatoid arthritis, Asthma, Cancer. IPH responded to the consultation ...

Good Housing Leads to good Health: A Toolkit for Environmental Health Practitioners

Chartered Institute of Environmental Health (CIEH) Housing Standards, Living conditions, House quality It is well recognised that good quality homes are important for the health and well-being of those living in them. To try and improve the overall qualit ...