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Healthy Food for Life- The healthy eating guidelines and food pyramid

Department of Health (RoI) Healthy eating, Food, Nutrition, Portion size, Fruit Vegetables The Department of Health keeps dietary recommendations under review as part of its role in promoting evidence based public health. As part of this review, the new H ...

Workforce policy guidance

Workforce policy directorate guidance documents. Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety (Northern Ireland) Circulars, Health workforce policy and management, Workforce policy reports and guidance Workforce policy directorate guidance docu ...

QOF guidance for the regional board and practices

QOF guidance for the regional board and practices  Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety (Northern Ireland) Legislation and regulations, DoH statistics and research, Health policy, GP contracts policy, Quality & outcomes framewor ...

EISS Operational Guidance- Version 13

The Early Intervention Transformation Programme (EITP) is a Northern Ireland Executive/Atlantic Philanthropies Delivering Social Change Signature Programme, funded jointly by the Delivering Social Change fund, DoH, DE, DoJ, DfC, DfE and The Atlantic Phila ...

DoH & HSC Protocol for sharing service user information for secondary purposes

DoH and the HSC has developed a protocol for sharing service user information for secondary uses and a data access agreement template. Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety (Northern Ireland) Guidance literature, Good management, good re ...

EPPR-1 and EPPR-2 return forms and guidance

Guidance and forms for Completion of Estates Procurement Performance Return Forms EPPR-1 and EPPR-2  Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety (Northern Ireland) Financial plans and reports, Finance, Procurement and Support Services, Finance ...

Guidance on Charging for Residential Accommodation

If you need to go into residential accommodation you may have to make a contribution to the cost of your care. This section provides information on how Trusts calculate how much you can pay. Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety (Norther ...

Emergency care activity returns and guidance

The information presented on emergency care within the publication is derived from the statistical returns listed below. Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety (Northern Ireland) Guidance literature, DHSSPS statistics and research, Emerge ...

Protecting Looked After Children guidance

This paper has been developed to provide guidance on protecting and safeguarding children who are ‘Looked After’. The needs of the child or young person is central to all such planning processes. Avoiding unnecessary duplication or subjecting young people ...

Guidance for voluntary sector funding applications and reporting requirements

Circular HSS (OSS Training) 1/2016 10.14655/11971-987774 Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety (Northern Ireland) Circulars, Social services, Social services policy Circular HSS (OSS Training) 1/2016 Guidance Other Guidance ...

Tobacco Retailers Act (Northern Ireland) 2014- Retailers Guidance

From 6th April 2016, the Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety (DHSSPS) is commencing new legislation under the Tobacco Retailers Act (Northern Ireland) 2014. The Act aims to reduce smoking prevalence among children and young people by r ...

Guidance for HSC professionals on termination of pregnancy in Northern Ireland

This guidance aims to provide clarity on the law framing termination ofpregnancy in Northern Ireland. It is imperative that health and social careprofessionals understand their responsibilities under the law.  Department of Health, Social Services and Pub ...

Personal and Public Involvement (PPI)- DHSSPS Guidance to HSC

DHSSPS Guidance issued to Health and Social Care Organisation in relation to Personal and Public Involvement (PPI) Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety (Northern Ireland) Guidance literature, Safety and quality standards, Personal and P ...

Guidance for using firework injury statistics

Reader information, definitions and guidance on the use of firework injuries statistics. Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety (Northern Ireland) Guidance literature, DHSSPS statistics and research, Emergency care statistics Reader infor ...

Nursing Appraisal Guidance Notes to Support Nurses & Midwives with Revalidation

Nursing Appraisal Guidance Notes to Support Nurses  & Midwives with Revalidation. Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety (Northern Ireland) Guidance literature, Health workforce policy and management, Workforce policy reports and guid ...

Sepsis Management National Clinical Guideline No. 6

27.5.2015 Sepsis, severe sepsis and septic shock are used to describe the systemic inflammatory response of patients to infection, as a continuum of progressive and life threatening severity.  Sepsis is the clinical syndrome defined by the presence of bo ...

CFPP 01-06: Decontamination of Flexible Endoscopes(PDF 2.9MB)

Operational management manual 10.14655/799178-806166 Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety Surgical equipment Operational management manual Guidance Other Guidance /sites/default/files/documents/10.14655-799178-806166.pdf © Department of ...

Implementation of the Protection of Life During Pregnancy Act 2013- Guidance Document for Health Professionals

19.9.2014 The guidance document has been developed to assist health professionals in operating the Act when providing care to pregnant women with life threatening conditions. This document has been prepared by the Department of Health in collaboration wit ...

Children Order (PDF 508 KB)

10.14655/799178-801511 Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety Child welfare The Children Order series of regulations and guidance consists of the following: Volume 1: Court Orders and other Legal Issues Volume 2: Family Support, Child Min ...

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 ...