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Physical activity guidelines: UK Chief Medical Officers' report

Chief Medical Officers, United Kingdom Children's Health, Pregnancy, Birth, Disabled People, Exercise, Physical Activity The report contains guidance for health professionals, policymakers and others working to promote physical activity, sport and ex ...

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 ...

Healthy eating, food safety and food legislation A guide supporting the Healthy Ireland Food Pyramid

Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI) food, Healthy eating The Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI) published the updated Healthy eating, food safety and food legislation – a Guide Supporting the Healthy Ireland Food Pyramid. The Guide describes in c ...

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 ...

Health and social responses to drug problems: a European guide.

. European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction Substance Misuse This guide and the associated package of online materials provides a reference point for planning or delivering health and social responses to drug problems in Europe. The most appr ...

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 ...

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 ...

Adult Weight Management: Guidance for Commissioners and Providers

Public Health England (PHE) Weight, Overweight, Weight management, Obese, Diet This guide supports commissioners and providers of tier 2 adult weight management services, including: local authorities (LAs) clinical commissioning groups (CCGs) NHS institut ...

Smoke-free Legislation: Important information for employers, managers and those in control of premises in Northern Ireland

Space to Breathe for Northern Ireland Tobacco, Smoking Cessation, Smoke-free Workplace The Smoking (Northern Ireland) Order 2006 made provision for the prohibition of smoking in enclosed public places and workplaces. The law was introduced to give everyon ...

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 ...

Community engagement: improving health and wellbeing and reducing health inequalities

National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) Inequality, Inequalities, Wellbeing, good practice This guideline covers community engagement approaches to reduce health inequalities, ensure health and wellbeing initiatives are effective and help ...

Preventing excess winter deaths and illness associated with cold homes

National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) Quality Standard, Health service, Winter mortality, Cardiovascular health, Mental health, Cold NICE quality standards describe high-priority areas for quality improvement in a defined care or servic ...

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 ...

Guidelines for the provision of temporary drinking water supplies at events in Northern Ireland

This guidance is intended for use by organisers of events such as music festivals or agricultural shows where a temporary water supply may be required. It applies to all events that may require a connection to a new water supply as well as events that may ...

What happens in the Emergency Department-A patient's guide

A guide for people who have self-harmed or may have mental health/emotional problems 10.14655/6744-933760 Public Health Agency Emergency Department, Mental health, Self injury, Emotional problems A guide for people who have self-harmed or may have mental ...

Media guidelines for reporting suicide and self-harm

These guidelines are for those in the media who have involvement with the reporting or portrayal of suicide and represent an important source of information to help ensure that the quality of reporting and portrayal on this important and sensitive topic i ...