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Learning from the Consultation on a Healthy Workplace Framework for Ireland

Mc Avoy, H. Institute of Public Health in Ireland Workplace Health 10.1136/oemed-2018-ICOHabstracts.608 IPH designed, delivered and analysed the consultation process used to inform the development of a new national policy on healthy workplaces in Ireland. ...

Results From Ireland North and South's 2016 Report Card on Physical Activity for Children and Youth

10.14655/11971-1065934 Harrington D.M. Murphy M. Carlin A. Coppinger T. Donnelly A. Dowd K.P. Teresa Keating T. Niamh Murphy N. Murtagh E. O’Brien W. Wood C., and Belton S. Sedentary, Sport, School, Transport, Play Background: Physical activity (PA) is a ...

An Investigation into the Partnership Process of Community Based Health Promotion for Men

Waterford Institute of Technology Partnership, Men's Health Working in partnership offers service providers an opportunity to support one another and to maximise their collective resources. Effective partnerships underpin effective interventions wher ...

The association of cold weather and all-cause and cause-specific mortality in the island of Ireland between 1984 and 2007

10.14655/11971-1058476 Zeka A, Browne S, Goodman P, McAvoy, H. Weather, Cold Weather, Temperature, Mortality Risk This study aimed to assess the relationship between cold temperature and daily mortality in the Republic of Ireland (ROI) and Northern Irelan ...

The effect of multiple chronic conditions on self-rated health, disability and quality of life among the older populations of Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland: A comparison of two nationally representative cross-sectional surveys

10.14655/11971-1058466 Olga McDaid, Mark J Hanly, Kathryn Richardson, George M Savva Multimorbidity, Older People, Disability, Quality of Life Multimorbidity is common in the older population, but the impact of combinations of chronic conditions on disabi ...

The needs of families when a patient travels for cancer care

10.14655/11971-1058463 Balanda KP, Clavarino AM, Lowe JB, Carmont S Patient, Travel, Healthcare Article   in   Australian Journal of Rural Health 10(4):188-195  · January 2002 Chronic Conditions Conditions Cancer Chronic Conditions Research and Evaluation ...

Three scaling methods for consumer rating of salt intensity

10.14655/11971-1058459 JOANNA M.A. PURDY, GILLIAN A. ARMSTRONG, HEATHER McILVEEN Salt, Concentration, Sampling This study aimed to identify a scaling technique, which would offer the greatest degree of discrimination and accuracy in an evaluation of soup ...

Tackling Health Inequalities and the Role of the Health Services

10.14655/11971-1057983 Kevin Peter Balanda, Wilde J Inequality, Inequity Major influences on health and health inequalities Health Inequalities Health Inequalities Research and Evaluation Other Outputs ...

Supporting Open Access to Health Knowledge Resources across Ireland: Linking with NECOBELAC

10.14655/11971-1057981 Joanne Callinan, Kevin Balanda, Louise Bradley Open Access, Free Access, Journal Articles Open access ppiublications Research and Evaluation Other Outputs ...

Spironolactone therapy in older patients- The impact of renal dysfunction

10.14655/11971-1057976 Butler J.V, McAvoy H, McEnroy D, Mulkerrins E.C, Department of Medicine for Older People, University College Hospital Galway Heart Failure, Therapy Low dose spironolactone reduces the risk of death from heart failure. We examined th ...

Smoking rates in pregnant women one year before and after the Irish workplace smoke-free policy: A widening gap?

10.14655/11971-1057973 Z Kabir, H McAvoy, U Reulbach, L Clancy, et al Smoking, Cigarette Smoke, Workplace, Pregnant Women Request the full-text to ask the authors to provide the full-text version. Chronic Conditions Conditions Cancer Chronic Conditions Re ...

USING 'NUTRITIONAL NARRATIVE' AND FOCUS GROUPS TO UNDERSTAND HOW NUTRITIONAL CARE CAN BETTER PRIORITISED FOR OLDER PEOPLE IN HOSPITAL SETTINGS

10.14655/11971-1057970 S. Morrison S, Machniewski J, Purdy J, O'Donnell C Nutrition, Older People, Hospital Request the full-text to ask the authors to provide the full-text version. Research and Evaluation Other Outputs ...

Setting Health Targets in Ireland

10.14655/11971-1057969 Balanda K and Wilde J Health, Goals, Targets Request the full-text to ask the authors to provide the full-text version. Research and Evaluation Other Outputs https://www.researchgate.net/publication/253234343_Setting_Health_Targets_ ...

Food Culture in rural Northern Ireland- Results from an exploratory ethnographic study undertaken in the 'Decent Food for All (DFfA)' study areas

10.14655/11971-1057968 Jorun Rugkåsa, Kevin P Balanda, Orla Walsh Food, Nutrition, Eating Habits, Lifestyle Results from an exploratory ethnographic study undertaken in the 'Decent Food for All (DFfA)' study areas Obesity Obesity Research and Ev ...

Profiling health in the UK and Ireland

10.14655/11971-1057882 A Hill, K Balanda, L Galbraith, D Sinclair Health, Lifestyle, Disease The technique of describing health using a range of measures has been termed 'health profiling'. This article discusses the emergence of health profilin ...

p21(WAF1)-mediated transcriptional targeting of inducible nitric oxide synthase gene therapy sensitizes tumours to fractionated radiotherapy

10.14655/11971-1056975 H O McCarthy, J Worthington, E Barrett, T Robson Cancer, Therapy Cancer gene therapy that utilizes toxic transgene products requires strict transcriptional targeting to prevent adverse normal tissue effects. We report on the use of ...

Overweight and obesity on the island of Ireland: an estimation of costs

10.14655/11971-1056974 Anne Dee, Aoife Callinan, Edel Doherty, Ivan J Perry Overweight, Obesity, Eating Habits Objectives The increasing prevalence of overweight and obesity worldwide continues to compromise population health and creates a wider societal ...

Multimorbidity in the older population

10.14655/11971-1056970 George Savva, Olga McDaid Older People Request the full-text to ask the authors to provide the full-text version. Research and Evaluation Other Outputs https://www.researchgate.net/publication/279489339_Multimorbidity_in_the_older_p ...

Development of an instrument for monitoring adolescent health issues

10.14655/11971-1052674 W R Stanton, M Willis, K P Balanda Child health, Adolescent health, Health status, Monitoring Abstract The aim of the project was to develop a survey instrument to monitor relevant health status and health-related behaviors among se ...

Decrease over-time in awareness and use of unaddressed self-help materials: Implications for evaluation

10.14655/11971-1052673 K P Balanda, S. Deeds, W R Stanton, J B Lowe Self-help, Awareness, Sociodemographic variables The impact of the timing of community surveys on some of the measures used in process evaluation. Research and Evaluation Other Outputs ...