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Consultation on liquor licensing laws in Northern Ireland

Department for Communities Consultation opened on 14 October 2019. Closing date 06 December 2019 at 17:00. The Department for Communities is seeking views on current liquor licensing laws, their impact, if any, and what changes could be considered in the ...

All Ireland Institute of Hospice and Palliative Care Annual Review 2018

All Ireland Institute of Hospice and Palliative Care Palliative Care Highlights of the Institute’s work throughout 2018 can now be seen in the AIIHPC’s Annual Review 2018. These activities involve members of Voices4Care and other service users, representa ...

Alcohol related harm profile 2019

Health Service Executive (HSE) Alcohol, Alcohol-related Harm The purpose of the profile is to provide a baseline from which trends can be measured at county level and to inform local planning and action to reduce alcohol harm. Carlow Alcohol Related H arm ...

Alcohol related harm profile 2017

Health Service Executive (HSE) alcoh The purpose of the profile is to provide a baseline from which trends can be measured at county level and to inform local planning and action to reduce alcohol harm. Cavan Alcohol Related Harm Profile 2017 Donegal Alco ...

Data protection and the health research regulations: Finding a way forward

Health Research Charities Ireland Data Protection The most recent meeting titled  Data Protection and the Health Research Regulations; Finding a Way Forward  took place in the Wood Quay venue on May 16th 2019. The report and recommendations from the meeti ...

Second European Union Minorities and Discrimination Survey Muslims – Selected findings

European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights Equality, Discrimination, Data, Religion Muslims living in the EU face discrimination in a broad range of settings – and particularly when looking for work, on the job, and when trying to access public or priva ...

Council Directive 2000/78/EC of 27 November 2000 establishing a general framework for equal treatment in employment and occupation

European Union (EU) Equality, Discrimination, Data, Workplace SUMMARY The directive aims to ensure that persons of a particular religion or belief, disability, age or sexual orientation do not suffer from discrimination and instead enjoy equal treatment i ...

Council Directive 2000/43/EC of 29 June 2000 implementing the principle of equal treatment between persons irrespective of racial or ethnic origin

European Union (EU) Equality, Discrimination, Data WHAT IS THE AIM OF THE DIRECTIVE? It aims to combat discrimination on the grounds of racial or ethnic origin. It lays down minimum requirements for implementing the principle of equal treatment between pe ...

The ageing workforce in Ireland: Working conditions, health and extending working lives

Economic & Social Research Institute (ESRI) Age, Working Ireland’s workforce is getting older. The proportion of the workforce aged 55 and over grew from 10 per cent in 1998 to almost 20 per cent in 2018. This is forecast to rise further. These result ...

European Prevention Curriculum: a handbook for decision-makers, opinion-makers and policy-makers in science-based prevention of substance use

EMCDDA Substance misuse This handbook has been developed with the primary purpose of providing specific reference material for the European Prevention Curriculum (EUPC) training courses. It also serves to provide a more general introduction to prevention ...

Estimates of the Population Aged 85 and Over, Northern Ireland, 2018 (and 2001 to 2017 revised)

Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency (NISRA) Population These statistics provide a further age breakdown of the mid-2018 population estimates of those aged 90 and over, by single year of age up to 104 years, and for those aged 105 and over. dat ...

Drug treatment in Ireland 2011 to 2017

Health Research Board Psychiatric care This is the annually updated bulletin from the National Drug Treatment Reporting System (NDTRS) on cases of treated problem drug use (excluding alcohol) in Ireland. It covers the period 2011 to 2017.  In this seven-y ...

Activities of Irish Psychiatric Units and Hospitals 2018

Antoinette Daly Sarah Craig, Health Research Board Psychiatric care The 2018 report provides data presented nationally as well as:     * CHO     * county     * hospital type     * individual psychiatric units/hospitals Research and Evaluation Report ...

Treatment services for people with co-occurring substance use and mental health problems. A rapid realist synthesis

Karen Minyard Brigitte Manteuffel Collen M Smith Brandon K Atell Glenn Landers Mariah Schlanger Emily Dore, Health Research Board Health Service The scope of this rapid realist review was developed through a high-level review of relevant literature and ea ...

Vaccine injury redress programmes. An evidence review

Martin Keane, Tonya Moloney, Caitriona Lee, Michael O'Sullivan, Jean Long, Health Research Board Health Service The aim of this review of vaccine injury redress programmes in 11 jurisdictions was to investigate the association between design features ...

Health Research Board Annual Report 2018

Health Research Board Health Service Contents include: Chairperson and Chief Executive's report; Snapshot of HRB activities during 2018; Key deliverables in line with HRB strategy 2016- 2020; and Appendices. Part two, containing the full audited acco ...

Out-of-hours specialist and generalist palliative care service provision. An evidence review

Johnston BM et al. Health Research Board Patients, Carers, Health Service Inadequate community supports and deficiencies in access to services outside of regular office hours have been linked to poor outcomes for patients with life-limiting illness. Polic ...

Review of clinical research infrastructure in Ireland

Kennelly H and Ward O. Health Research Board Clinical Research This report presents the outcomes of a review of HRB’s investment in clinical research infrastructures in Ireland conducted in 2018. The aim of the review was to generate appropriate evidence ...

Children in care in Northern Ireland 2017/18

Department of Health Northern Ireland Statistical reports, DoH statistics and research, Children's services statistics This publication presents information on children in Northern Ireland who have been looked after continuously for 12 months or long ...

Sugar reduction: progress between 2015 and 2018

Public Health England Sugar Reduction, Food Industry, Soft Drinks Progress report on the sugar reduction programme between 2015 and 2018, principally for the food industry and public health bodies. Research and Evaluation Report ...

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