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Hepatitis B and you. What you need to know when you are newly diagnosed.

. Health Protection Surveillance Centre Health protection A selection of the following Hepatitis B leaflets are also available in other languages. Click here to view leaflets in French, Iri, Latvian, Lithuanian, Polish, Romanian and Russian. Research and E ...

Pregabalin: Guidance for people working with Pregabalin users

This booklet is primarily for professionals who work with people who use Pregabalin that is not prescribed to them. The booklet was produced by Extern and supported by the PHA. Public Health Agency This booklet is primarily for professionals who work with ...

Cannabis and You.

. 10.14655/11971-1102262 Health Service Executive Substance Misuse, Drug, Alcohol, Tobacco his booklet is aimed at anyone with a question or concern related to cannabis use. It is not a replacement for professional help, but might help you to start conside ...

Vitamin D and you

The PDF of this leaflet has been updated following the publication of a review of the evidence on vitamin D and health by the Scientific Advisory Committee on Nutrition (SACN). It highlights the importance of vitamin D supplements for particular groups, i ...

Bowel cancer screening: how to take your test (for people who are partially sighted)

This leaflet provides step-by-step instructions on using the Faecal Immunochemical Test (FIT) for bowel cancer screening. This kit is slightly different to the one we usually use as part of Northern IrelandÂ's bowel cancer screening programme. It is ...

Promoting breastfeeding for mothers returning to work: a guide for employers

This booklet is the third in a series of Work Well guides aimed at promoting health in the workplace. It outlines to employers the business benefits of encouraging mothers to continue breastfeeding on return to work, the health benefits of breastfeeding f ...

Do you look after someone? And are you from a black or minority ethnic background? (English and translations)

This leaflet is for BME (Black and Minority Ethnic) Carers. Carers can be people of all ages including children, young people, parents, older people. There is a cut off slip for BME Carers to fill in with their details. This information can then be sent t ...

Syphilis: protecting your baby (English and 11 translations)

This leaflet is for pregnant women who have been diagnosed with syphilis. It provides information on the care pathway for these women, including referral to GUM, treatment and long-term protection for the baby.Printing instructions are provided in a PDF b ...

Hepatitis C- Quick reference guide for primary care

This factsheet provides information in the form of FAQs in relation to hepatitis C: the condition, risks, testing, treatment and management. 10.14655/6744-933873 Public Health Agency Hepatitis, treatment, Management This factsheet provides information in ...

Northern Ireland Substitute Prescribing Database Report 31 March 2014

This bulletin summarises information on individuals referred to the Northern Ireland Substitute Prescribing Scheme (SPS). It relates to those referred up to and including the 31 March 2014 and focuses on those patients in contact with Substitute Prescribi ...

School food: the essential guide (and Irish translation)

School food: the essential guide contains a series of eight practical guidance booklets designed to help schools improve pupils' nutrition and implement healthier eating and drinking practices. The booklets provide advice and support for the key area ...

The pocket guide to minding your head

This pocket-sized leaflet advises young men on the steps they can take to promote good mental health, such as keeping active, talking through problems and taking time to relax.  10.14655/6744-933525 Public Health Agency Mental wellbeing, Suicide, Self Har ...

Clean your hands: hand hygiene in the community- guidance

This leaflet is part of an extension of the cleanyourhands campaign, aimed at preventing the spread of healthcare associated infections (HCAIs) in community healthcare settings including primary care and dental services, residential and nursing homes (inc ...

Are you packing a healthy lunch? (English and Irish)

This booklet is designed to improve pupils' nutrition and implement healthier eating and drinking practices. It contains practical tips for parents, carers and children on how to pack an appetising, healthy lunchbox. 10.14655/6744-933452 Public Healt ...

Beating cervical cancer: information for girls in Year 9, aged 12-13 (English and eight translations)

This leaflet is distributed to girls in Year 9 and explains about the HPV vaccine, which can help protect against cervical cancer. 10.14655/6744-933451 Public Health Agency Cervical Cancer, Girl, Young people This leaflet is distributed to girls in Year 9 ...

Breastfeeding welcome here: good for mums, babies and your business

This booklet explains how the 'Breastfeeding welcome here' scheme works and includes the membership agreement for businesses to sign. 10.14655/6744-933447 Public Health Agency Breastfeeding This booklet explains how the 'Breastfeeding welco ...

Bowel cancer screening: the repeat test (English and 10 translations)

This leaflet provides step by step instructions on using the Faecal Immunochemical Test (FIT) for bowel cancer screening.The translations are of the 2010 versions when screening was for 60Â-69 year olds but this has been extended to 60Â-74 year olds. 10.1 ...

Hepatitis C positive, PCR positive: Clinician results factsheet

Factsheet for clinicians with patients who are antibody positive, and polymerase chain reaction (PCR) positive, and therefore have chronic hepatitis C infection. 10.14655/6744-933408 Public Health Agency Hepatitis C, Infection Factsheet for clinicians wit ...

Physical Activity Evaluation Handbook

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Physical activity programme evaluation In 1999, CDC published the Framework for Program Evaluation in Public Health (available on-line at http://www.cdc.gov/epo/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/rr4811a1.htm).  The pub ...

The book of Damp

Beesley, I. and McMillan, I. Children with asthma and their environment The Book of Damp has developed from the Warm Well Families (WWF) research project. WWF explained the factors influencing the ability of households with children woth asthma to keep wa ...