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Service Framework for Cardiovascular Health and Wellbeing (2009)

Standards for the treatment and care of people suffering and at risk from cardiovascular disease 10.14655/799178-799928 Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety Cardiovascular health Standards for the treatment and care of people suffering ...

Service Framework for Cardiovascular Health and Wellbeing (2014)

Easy Access Version 10.14655/799178-799327 Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety Cardiovascular health Welcome to the easy access version of the Service Framework for Cardiovascular Health and Wellbeing.   It sets out what you can expect ...

Service Framework for Cardiovascular Health and Wellbeing April 2014- March 2017

Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety (DHSSPSNI) Standards for health and social care The overall aim of the Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety (DHSSPS) is to improve the health and social wellbeing of the people of ...

Putting a health inequalities focus on the Northern Ireland cardiovascular service framework

The PHA, supported by the Institute of Public Health in Ireland (IPH) and other agencies and individuals, has completed a health impact assessment (HIA) on the Cardiovascular Service Framework (CVSFW) for Northern Ireland.The CVSFW is the first in a serie ...

Putting a health inequalities focus on Northern Ireland cardiovascular service framework- Summary report

The PHA, supported by the Institute of Public Health in Ireland (IPH) and other agencies and individuals, has completed a health impact assessment (HIA) on the Cardiovascular Service Framework (CVSFW) for Northern Ireland.The CVSFW is the first in a serie ...

Enjoy Healthy Eating.info

Public Health Agency (PHA) ADULT, BREASTFEEDING (INFANT), BREASTFEEDING (MOTHER), FOOD, HEALTHY EATING, NUTRITION, PREGNANCY, VEGETARIAN DIET This site is aimed at adults aged 18 years and over. It includes nutrition information through the life stages in ...

Cook it! An evaluation of a community nutrition education programme in Northern Ireland

10.14655/11971-61564 HSC Public Health Agency Community, Nutrition education, Eating habit, Food Cook it! was originally introduced to Northern Ireland in 1995 by the Health Promotion Agency for Northern Ireland (HPA) in a collaborative project with the E ...

A randomised controlled trial evaluating family mediated exercise (FAME) therapy following stroke

Background Stroke is a leading cause of disability among adults worldwide. Evidence suggests that increased duration of exercise therapy following stroke has a positive impact on functional outcome following stroke. The main objective of this randomised c ...

The more you drink, the greater your risk of a heart attack

This poster highlights that alcohol increases your risk of heart attack. 10.14655/11971-12390 Public Health Agency Alcohol This poster highlights that alcohol increases your risk of heart attack. Cardiovascular Health (Draft) Chronic Conditions Coronary H ...

Home-start (East and South Belfast)

Home-start recruits Volunteers with parenting experience to provide support, friendship and practical help to local parents experiencing challenging family circumstances. Home-Start South Belfast Project providing parenting support Home-start recruits Vol ...

Shankill Stress and Trauma Group

13 educational courses which are run weekly include: womens and a mens group Art group Pensioners group Crafts History Web based history project Creative writing Volunteer development programme Shankill Stress and Trauma Group 13 educational courses which ...

Deaths in Northern Ireland, 2008

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Health and Wellbeing: Into the Next Millennium (1997-2002)

Department of Health and Social Services LIFESTYLE, MENTAL HEALTH, PHYSICAL ACTIVITY, SOCIAL EXCLUSION, WELLBEING This strategy describes the vision of the Department of Health and Social Services for how its work should be taken forward over the five yea ...

Eating and Health: A Food and Nutrition Strategy for Northern Ireland

Health Promotion Agency (HPA) DIET, EATING HABIT, EDUCATION, FOOD, HEALTH POLICY, NUTRITION This strategy builds upon the broad nutritional targets identified in the Regional Strategy for the Northern Ireland Health and Personal Social Services (1992-1997 ...

Young Hearts Study

Northern Ireland Centre for Diet and Health (NICHE) Risk factors for cardiovascular disease in young people The Young Hearts (YH) Project is an ongoing study of biological and behavioural risk factors for cardiovascular disease in a representative sample ...

Eating for Health? A survey of Attitudes, Awareness and Eating Habits among Adults in Northern Ireland

Health Promotion Agency (HPA) ADULT, ATTITUDE, CHILD, DIET, EATING HABIT, NUTRITION, OBESITY, OVERWEIGHT, YOUNG PEOPLE In autumn 1999, the HPA, as part of its work on the Food and Nutrition Strategy, commissioned research to obtain information on eating p ...

Changes in the NI life expectancy gap 1999/01 to 2004/06

The key findings presented in the report are outlined below.Changes in life expectancy over timeIn Northern Ireland as a whole, between 1999-01 and 2004-06, male life expectancy at birth increased from 74.8 to 76.2 years (an increase of 1.4 years) and fem ...

Age does not hamper the response to pulmonary rehabilitation of COPD patients

Background: pulmonary rehabilitation (PR) improves health status and exercise tolerance, but not respiratory function in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Our objective was to identify predictors of improvement in the 6-min walke ...

Northern Ireland Health and Social Wellbeing Survey (NIHSWB)

Central Survey Unit, Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency & Department of Health, Social Services and Public A range of health issues including cardiovascular disease, mental health and ill-health, physical activity, smoking and drinking. T ...

Northern Ireland Omnibus Survey

Central Survey Unit, Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency (NISRA) The lifestyle and views of people in Northern Ireland on issues such as household structure, age of dwelling and tenure, education, income and religion This is a sample survey co ...