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IPH response to DOE pre-consultation on need for NI Climate Change Bill

10.14655/749069-1022740 Institute of Public Health in Ireland (IPH) Climate Change, Pollution, Environment The Department of Environment (NI) recently sought views on the need for a Northern Ireland Climate Change Bill. IPH has a keen interest in the effe ...

IPH response to Office of the First Minister and Deputy First Minister 'Active Ageing Strategy 2014-2020' Consultation

10.14655/749069-817616 Institute of Public Health in Ireland (IPH) Ageing, Physical Activity, Older People Active ageing has been identified as a priority by the World Health Organization and there is now widespread consensus that measures to ensure older ...

IPH response to UK consultation on the introduction of regulations for standardised packaging of tobacco products

10.14655/749069-817616 Institute of Public Health in Ireland (IPH) Tobacco, Smoking, Regulations In April 2012, a UK public consultation sought feedback from those with an interest in the policy of standardised packaging for tobacco products The UK Govern ...

IPH Response to DRD’s Consultation on Draft Bicycle Strategy for Northern Ireland- August 2014

10.14655/749069-1022729 Institute of Public Health in Ireland (IPH) Physical Activity, Exercise, Cycling, Transport The Department for Regional Development (DRD) has developed a Draft Bicycle Strategy for Northern Ireland which sets out, over a 25 year pe ...

IPH responded to a draft consultation- Research for Better Health and Social Care: A Strategy for Health and Social Care Research and Development in Northern Ireland

10.14655/749069-1022715 Institute of Public Health in Ireland (IPH) Health Care, Social Care, Research, Evaluation In September 2014 the Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety sought views on a Strategy for Health and Social Care Research ...

Submission to the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Health and Children on the Heads of the Public Health (Alcohol) Bill 2015

10.14655/749069-1022713 Institute of Public Health in Ireland (IPH) Alcohol, Regulatory Measures, Alcohol-related Harm IPH welcomes the opportunity to comment on Heads of the Public Health (Alcohol) Bill. International evidence supports these regulatory m ...

IPH response to 'Supporting the best start in life' Infant Mental Health Framework and Action Plan 2015-2018 Consultation

10.14655/749069-1022712 Institute of Public Health in Ireland (IPH) Infant Health, Child Health, Mental Health The Infant Mental Health Framework and Action Plan represents a committment to improve interventions from the ante-natal period through to child ...

IPH response to the Review of the Public Health Act (Northern Ireland) 1967 Consultation

10.14655/749069-1022711 Institute of Public Health in Ireland (IPH) Public Health Legislation, Population Health, Communicable Disease, Non-communicable Disease The Public Health Act (Northern Ireland) 1967 has not been updated in any significant respect ...

IPH response to the UK Policy Framework for Health and Social Care Research

10.14655/749069-1022708 Institute of Public Health in Ireland (IPH) Health Care, Social Care, Research, Social Services The Health Research Authority and devolved administrations are developing a new UK Policy Framework for Health and Social Care Research ...

IPH Response to the Health risks from alcohol: new guidelines consultation

10.14655/749069-1022707 Institute of Public Health in Ireland (IPH) Alcohol Consumption, Drinking Pattern, Harm The UK Chief Medical Officers commissioned an expert group to consider whether previous alcohol guidelines should be updated. The group reviewe ...

IPH response consultation on Draft Annual Indicators for the Monitoring and Evaluation of the ‘Active Ageing Strategy 2016- 2021’

10.14655/749069-1022706 Institute of Public Health in Ireland (IPH) Ageing, Older People Overarching comments on indicators for the Active Ageing Strategy · The outcome indicators document would benefit from being clearly aligned to the vision, purpose, a ...

IPH response to the Regulations to tackle drink driving in Northern Ireland

10.14655/749069-1022704 Institute of Public Health in Ireland (IPH) Alcohol Consumption, Drink Driving, Road Traffic, Accident New provisions to tackle the harm caused by drink driving in Northern Ireland were included in the Road Traffic (Amendment) Bill ...

IPH response to Guidelines for Wellbeing in Junior Cycle

10.14655/749069-1022703 Institute of Public Health in Ireland (IPH) Examination, Exam, Education, Wellbeing, Stress, Child Health In the Republic of Ireland a new Junior Cycle curriculum is under development. This includes a new Wellbeing component. This ...

IPH response on Diabetes Strategic Framework Consultation

10.14655/749069-1022702 Institute of Public Health in Ireland (IPH) Obesity, Overweight, Child Health, Diabetes IPH submitted views on the  Diabetes Strategic Framework Consultation in Northern Ireland  in May 2016. In Northern Ireland there are 85,000 ad ...

IPH response to Committee of Advertising Practice (CAP) consultation on food and soft drink advertising to children via non-broadcast media

10.14655/749069-1022701 Institute of Public Health in Ireland (IPH) Advertisment, Advertising, Food, Soft Drink, Media, Child Health, Obesity, Overweight, Weight Management The Committee of Advertising Practice (CAP) in the UK invited submissions to a con ...

IPH response to the Draft Programme for Government 2016-2021

10.14655/749069-1022700 Institute of Public Health in Ireland (IPH) Disadvantaged Communities, Health Outcomes, Government Policy, Health Equity, Service Delivery This Programme for Government Framework is a new approach which focuses on the major societa ...

Improving Health within Criminal Justice- IPH response

10.14655/749069-1022699 Institute of Public Health in Ireland (IPH) Crime, Criminal Justice, Health Inequality, Social Services IPH welcomed the draft strategy and action plan from DHSSPS and the Department of Justice  Improving Health within Criminal Jus ...

IPH response to consultation on Dublin City Council’s Speed Limit Review, 2016

10.14655/749069-1022698 Institute of Public Health in Ireland (IPH) Speed, Speeding, Speed Limit, Cycling, Bicycle Strategy, Travel IPH has been actively engaged in research and policy development relating to the interface between health, travel and the b ...

The Firefighters Pension Scheme (Consequential Provisions) (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2016- Consultation Response Report

The Department ran a targeted consultation from 30 November to 18 December 2015 on draft regulations entitled the Firefighters’ Pension Scheme (Consequential Provisions) (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2015.  The purpose of these draft regulati ...

The Firefighters' Pension Scheme (Transitional and Consequential Provisions) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2016 (PDF 115KB)

Consultation Response Report 10.14655/799178-831529 Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety Legislation, Firefighter, Pnsion, Earnings, Taxation Consultation Response Report From 24 November 2015 until 14 December 2015 the Department ran a ...