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Consultation on liquor licensing laws in Northern Ireland

Department for Communities Consultation opened on 14 October 2019. Closing date 06 December 2019 at 17:00. The Department for Communities is seeking views on current liquor licensing laws, their impact, if any, and what changes could be considered in the ...

Council Directive 2000/78/EC of 27 November 2000 establishing a general framework for equal treatment in employment and occupation

European Union (EU) Equality, Discrimination, Data, Workplace SUMMARY The directive aims to ensure that persons of a particular religion or belief, disability, age or sexual orientation do not suffer from discrimination and instead enjoy equal treatment i ...

Council Directive 2000/43/EC of 29 June 2000 implementing the principle of equal treatment between persons irrespective of racial or ethnic origin

European Union (EU) Equality, Discrimination, Data WHAT IS THE AIM OF THE DIRECTIVE? It aims to combat discrimination on the grounds of racial or ethnic origin. It lays down minimum requirements for implementing the principle of equal treatment between pe ...

Protect Life 2- Suicide Prevention Strategy

Department of Health Northern Ireland Suicide, Self Harm, Prevention Protect Life 2 2019-24 is a long-term strategy for reducing suicides and the incidence of self-harm with action delivered across a range of Government departments, agencies, and sectors. ...

Alcohol duties in Northern Ireland and the UK (HM Revenue & Customs)

HM Revenue & Customs Alcohol, Taxation Guidance Beer Duty Cider Duty Wine Duty Spirits Duty Spirit drinks with a protected Geographical Indication Denatured alcohol: producing, stocking, distributing, selling and using Alcohol products: sell duty-free ...

Consultation on the development of a Healthy Workplace Framework for Ireland

Publish to PHW Public to Repository 10.14655/11971-1084873 Institute of Public Health in Ireland (IPH) Healthy Workplace, Working Conditions A CONSULTATION report on developing a Healthy Workplace Framework has been published by the Department of Health ( ...

The Mental Health (Northern Ireland)(Amendment) Order 2018

Department of Health (Northern Ireland) Mental Wellbeing The Mental Health NI (Amendment) Order 2018 Policy Policies, Strategies & Action plans https://www.health-ni.gov.uk/publications/mental-health-northern-irelandamendment-order-2018 © Crown copyri ...

Improving and safeguarding social wellbeing- a strategy for social work in Northern Ireland

Department of Health (Northern Ireland) Social Work This strategy aims to support the social work profession to not only survive but to thrive in the coming years and to continue to be at the forefront of addressing new and emerging issues in our society. ...

Implementation Plan for Report of the Scoping Inquiry into CervicalCheck Issues

Department of Health (Ireland) Screening On 12th September the Minister for Health, Simon Harris TD, published the Report of the Scoping Inquiry into the CervicalCheck Screening Programme, which was conducted by Dr Gabriel Scally. Government is committed ...

Project Ireland 2040

19.2.2018 Project Ireland 2040  is the Governmentâ?Ts overarching policy initiative to make Ireland a better country for all of us, a country that reflects the best of who we are and what we aspire to be. A major programme of investment in health infrast ...

Regulatory Impact Analysis & Children's Health Bill 2018

26.7.2018 The Childrenâ?Ts Health Bill provides for the enhancement of childrenâ?Ts health services and for that purpose to establish a body to be known as Childrenâ?Ts Health Ireland to plan and deliver paediatric services; to provide for the transfer of ...

Sláintecare Implementation Strategy

8.8.2018 Sláintecare presents a ten-year vision to transform Irelandâ?Ts health and social care services. The Sláintecare Implementation Strategy is the framework for a system-wide reform programme. It sets out the direction for the next ten years and a ...

Sláintecare Implementation Strategy

Publish to PHW Public to Repository Department of Health (RoI) Wellbeing, Services, Child Health, Social Care, Dental Care, Hospitals Sláintecare is the reformation of Ireland’s health system. The Sláintecare Report 2017 represents a fundamental shift, vi ...

Regulatory Impact Analysis- Health Service Executive (Governance) Bill 2018

30.7.2018 The Health Service Executive (Governance) Bill 2018 provides for the establishment of a 9 person Board for the HSE. The Board will be the governing body for the HSE, with authority to perform the HSE’s functions. The Board will be accountable to ...

Policy Paper on Regulation of Termination of Pregnancy

9.3.2018The Joint Oireachtas Committee published its Report on the Eighth Amendment of the Constitution, on Wednesday 20th December 2017. The Committeeâ?Ts Report reflected the majority position of its membership with dissenting positions and voting recor ...

General Scheme of a Bill to Regulate Termination of Pregnancy

28.3.2018 General Scheme of a Bill to Regulate Termination of Pregnancy Publish to PHW Public to Repository 10.14655/11971-1204039 Department of Health (Ireland) health, population, ireland, government 28.3.2018 General Scheme of a Bill to Regulate Termin ...

Inpatient/ Day Case Action Plan 2018

12.4.2018 Improving waiting times for hospital procedures is one of the Governmentâ?Ts key objectives. The Inpatient/Day Case Action Plan 2018 has been compiled by the Department of Health, the Health Service Executive and the National Treatment Purchase ...

General Scheme Health (Amendment) Bill- HSE Board Bill

17.5.2018 General Scheme Health (Amendment) Bill – HSE Board Bill Publish to PHW Public to Repository 10.14655/11971-1204031 Department of Health (Ireland) health, population, ireland, government 17.5.2018 General Scheme Health (Amendment) Bill – HSE Boar ...

General Scheme Patient Safety Bill 5 July 2018

5.7.2018 A Bill to provide for mandatory open disclosure of serious reportable patient safety incidents, notification of reportable incidents, clinical audit to improve patient care and outcomes and extend the Health Information Quality Authority remit to ...

Updated General Scheme of the Health (Regulation of Termination of Pregnancy Bill) 2018

10.7.2018 Updated General Scheme of a Bill Entitled Health (Regulation of Termination of  Pregnancy) Bill 2018     Publish to PHW Public to Repository 10.14655/11971-1204007 Department of Health (Ireland) health, population, ireland, government 10.7.2018 ...