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Guidance on a data quality framework for health and social care

Health Information and Quality Authority (HIQA) Data, Quality, Health, Social Care A considerable amount of data is collected on a regular basis about health and social care services in Ireland. It is vital that there is confidence and trust in the qualit ...

Improvement knowledge and skills guide. Development Assessment Tool for all staff.

. Health Service Executive Learning, Skills The purpose of the guide is to: 1. Assist individuals to self assess their: current knowledge and skills in relation to improvement learning and development needs for current or future roles 2. Assist hospital gr ...

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 ...

How to Implement "HSE Tobacco Free Campus Policy"- Tobacco Free Campus Implementation Guidance Document

HSE Tobacco Free Ireland Programme Tobacco Cessation, Training, Behavioural Support, Addiction, Dependence In recent years, Irish hospitals and Primary Care services have become champions in the introduction of Tobacco Free Campus policy. In doing this, t ...

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 ...

Anti Bullying Procedures for Primary and Post Primary Schools

Anti Bullying Procedures for Primary and Post Primary Schools. Provided by the Department of Education and Skills, Ireland. 10.14655/6744-949514 Department of Education and Skills, School Governance Policies Primary, Post Primary, Education, Bullying The ...

National Guidelines on Accessible Health and Social Care Services- A guidance document for staff on the provision of accessible services for all

HSE in partnership with the National Disability Authority Accessible services, Disability, Health Care The HSE published new guidelines giving practical guidance to all health and social care staff on how they can provide accessible services to patients a ...

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 ...

A guideline for transfusion of red blood cells in surgical patients

10.1.2001 Use of red blood cell transfusion in surgical patients must be based on clear expectation of benefit, based on the best available evidence. Transfusing patients with allogeneic blood exposes them to risks such as infection, adverse immunological ...

Confidentiality- Ethical Considerations in HIV transmission: Guidelines for Professionals

10.6.2001 This document is designed to provide guidelines to professionals working with people who are HIV positive where the person living with HIV is placing other people at risk of infection through unprotected sexual intercourse or needle sharing, wit ...

Well-Being in Post-Primary Schools: Guidelines for Mental Health Promotion and Suicide Prevention- Summary

Department of Education and Skills, Health Service Executive and Department of Health Health Promoting positive mental health and well-being of young people Post-primary schools have a unique role to play in supporting the positive mental health and well- ...

Well-Being in Post-Primary Schools: Guidelines for Mental Health Promotion and Suicide Prevention

Department of Education and Skills, Health Service Executive and Department of Health Health Promoting positive mental health and well-being of young people Post-primary schools have a unique role to play in supporting the positive mental health and well- ...

Best Practice for Infant Feeding in Ireland

Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI) Infant feeding This is a practical guidance document to the report "Scientific Recommendations for a National Infant Feeding Policy, 2nd Edition".The report was launched at an FSAI seminar on Best Practice ...