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Guidelines on improving the collection and use of equality data

EU High Level Group on Non-discrimination, Equality and Diversity Equality, Discrimination, Human Rights The European Union (EU) has in place an advanced legal framework with which to promote equality and non-discrimination. All 28EUMember States have tra ...

Drug misuse in over 16s: psychosocial interventions.

. National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence Drug treatment This guideline covers using psychosocial interventions to treat adults and young people over 16 who have a problem with or are dependent on opioids, stimulants or cannabis. It aims to r ...

Hepatitis C screening. National clinical guideline no. 15. Summary.

This Summary National Clinical Guideline is relevant to all healthcare professionals, healthcare managers and policy makers working with those at increased risk of hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection. The guideline will also be of value to both statutory an ...

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 ...

Equality and Human Rights Consultation- NICE TA- Trastuzumab Emtansine for Treating HER2 Positive Advanced Breast Cancer after Trastuzumab and a Taxane (Review of TA371)

NICE guidance is designed and developed for the NHS in England and is therefore not automatically applicable to Northern Ireland. On 1 July 2006 the Department established links with NICE whereby all technology appraisals and clinical guidelines published ...

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

10.14655/11971-1050902 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 ...

Excess winter deaths and morbidity and the health risks associated with cold homes

10.14655/105129-107388 National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) Death, Mortality, Winter, Climate, Housing, Cold home, Temperature The guideline is for commissioners, managers and health, social care and voluntary sector practitioners who ...

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 ...

General Palliative Care Guidance for Control of Pain in Patients with Cancer (PDF 56 KB)

General Palliative Care Guidelines 10.14655/799178-801039 Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety Cancer patient care This document is intended to be a practical clinical guideline for the control of pain in patients with cancer. Its targe ...

Regional Advisory Committee on Cancer- Guidance for the Management of Haematological Cancer (September 2004) (PDF 163 KB)

Regional Advisory Committee on Cancer- Guidance for the Management of Haematological Cancer (September 2004) 10.14655/799178-800784 Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety Haematological Cancer Haematological cancers in adults include a ra ...

Developing a Workplace Policy on Domestic Violence and Abuse (PDF 219KB)

Guidance for Employers 10.14655/799178-800374 Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety Violence This guide for employers has been produced by the Regional Steering Group on Domestic Violence in line with the strategy and action plan “Tackli ...

Code of Conduct for Healthcare Chaplains (PDF 579KB)

10.14655/799178-799746 Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety Healthcare Code of Conduct for Healthcare Chaplains Guidance Other Guidance /sites/default/files/documents/10.14655-799178-799746.pdf © Department of Health, Social Services an ...

Prevention and Control Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) National Clinical Guideline No. 2

5.6.2013 Prevention and Control Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) National Clinical Guideline No. 2   Click here to download National Clinical Guideline – MRSA  PDF 1MB Click here to download National Clinical Guideline – MRSA (Summary) ...

Healthcare Waste Packaging Guidelines 2010

13.3.2010 Healthcare Waste Packaging Guidelines 2010 Click here to download PDF 420KB This document replaces the publication entitled Segregation Packaging and Storage Guidelines for Healthcare Risk Waste – 3rd edition, published in 2004. Click here to do ...

Guidance for those selling Tobacco Products

12.6.2009 Guidance for those selling Tobacco Products Click here to download PDF 417kb Prescribed Signage PDF 714kb 10.14655/771574-773756 Department of Health (Ireland) Selling tobacco to the public Guidance for those selling Tobacco Products PDF 417kb P ...

Immunisation Guidelines for Ireland (2008)

24.6.2008 Immunisation Guidelines for Ireland (2008) This revised report on immunisation guidelines for Ireland has been prepared with the assistance of an active Committee from associated disciplines in Paediatrics, Infectious Diseases, General Practice, ...

Food and Nutrition Guidelines for Pre-School Services

21.3.2004 Click here to download PDF Department of Health (Ireland) Eating habits of children Click here to download PDF Obesity Guidance Other Guidance http://health.gov.ie/blog/publications/food-and-nutrition-guidelines-for-pre-school-services/ © Depart ...

Healthy Catering Guidelines For Staff and Visitors in Healthcare Facilities

21.3.2004 Click here to download PDF Department of Health (Ireland) health, population, ireland, government Click here to download PDF Guidance Other Guidance http://health.gov.ie/blog/publications/healthy-catering-guidelines-for-staff-and-visitors-in-hea ...

The Nursing and Midwifery Resource- Guidance for Best Practice on the Recruitment of Overseas Nurses and Midwives

10.12.2001 Guidance for Best Practice on the Recruitment of Overseas Nurses and Midwives is prepared specifically for employers. The document includes a set of principles which are fundamental to the development of a model of transcultural nursing and mid ...

Food and Nutrition Guidelines for Primary Schools

26.6.2003 Food & Nutrition Guidelines for Primary Schools The Government has identified school children as one group to be given priority during the planning and delivery of programmes and initiatives for good health throughout life. In the Government ...