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IPH response to invited submissions to the Oireachtas Committee on the Future of Healthcare

10.14655/11971-1084870 Institute of Public Health in Ireland Healthcare, Health System In June 2016, the Dáil agreed to establish a Special Committee-- the Committee on the Future of Healthcare-- to achieve cross-party consensus on a single long-term visi ...

IPH response to Department of Housing, Planning, Community and Local Government (ROI) consultation on Land Use Planning and EPA Licensing Systems

Institute of Public Health in Ireland Transportation, Development, Environmental Impact IPH welcomed the opportunity to respond to the consultation on the Key Issues Consultation Paper on the transposition of EIA Directive 2014/52/EU in the Land Use Plann ...

IPH response to proposals for structure and time allocation in a revised primary curriculum

Institute of Public Health in Ireland Education, School, Curriculum IPH policy team has responded to a consultation on the implementation of the revised primary school curriculum in the Republic of Ireland. The consultation explores issues such as minimum ...

IPH consultation response to HM Treasury on Alcohol Structures

Institute of Public Health in Ireland Alcoholic Drinks, Taxation The UK government believes that alcohol duties should be related to the alcoholic strength of drinks. The government wishes to examine options to amend the structure of the alcohol duty syst ...

IPH Response to Citizens’ Assembly meeting (10 June 2017) ‘How we respond to the Challenges and Opportunities of an Ageing Population’.

Institute of Public Health in Ireland Ageing, Old Age The IPH response was as follows:  Challenges and Opportunities of an Ageing Population Beard and Bloom writing in the Lancet in 2015 stated: “Worldwide, populations are rapidly ageing. This demographic ...

Get Ireland Walking Strategy and Action Plan 2017- 2020

Sport Ireland Physical Activity, Walking, Health Activity, Pedestrian Infrastructure, Healthy Living, Lifestyle The Get Ireland Walking (GIW) is an initiative of Sport Ireland, funded by Healthy Ireland, delivered by Mountaineering Ireland and supported b ...

European prison rules.

. Council of Europe Drugs, Alcohol, Prison-based health service Council of Europe. (2006) European prison rules. Strasbourg: Council of Europe. 133 p. Policy Policies, Strategies & Action plans http://www.drugsandalcohol.ie/27695 Public 1 January 2006 ...

Action plan for education 2017.

. Department of Education and Skills Education, Training Services Action Plan 2017 is derived from the Action Plan for Education 2016-2019 and builds on the progress made to date and incorporates feedback from the consultation process. It reaffirms our vis ...

Institute of Public Health in Ireland (IPH) response to Department of Finance Sugar-Sweetened Drinks Tax Public Consultation

Institute of Public Health in Ireland (IPH) Sugar tax, Sugar sweetened drink, Child health, Obesity IPH welcomed the opportunity to respond to a Department of Finance (RoI) consultation on the forthcoming sugar sweetened drinks tax in the Republic of Irel ...

IPH response to: Towards a new National Women’s Strategy 2017- 2020

Institute of Public Health in Ireland (IPH) Equality, Women, Education, Employment, Income, Attitude The Department of Justice and Equality (RoI) launched a public consultation on the new National Women's Strategy on 23 November 2016 seeking public v ...

IPH response to the Planning (Environmental Impact Assessment) Regulations (NI) 2017

Institute of Public Health in Ireland Infrastructure, Environmental Impact IPH welcomed the opportunity to respond to the NI Department for Infrastructure on the Planning (Environmental Impact Assessment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2017.  IPH believe ...

Consultation response to the National Planning Framework

Institute of Public Health in Ireland Housing, Spatial planning IPH welcomes the opportunity to respond to the  consultation  on the National Planning Framework held by the Department of Housing, Planning, Community and Local Government (ROI). Spatial pla ...

IPH response to Regulations restricting smoking in private vehicles when children are present

Institute of Public Health in Ireland Smoking, Child health, Vehicle, Tobacco IPH welcome the opportunity to respond to the NI consultation on regulations to restrict smoking in private vehicles when children are present. The draft regulations proposed th ...

Regulations restricting smoking in private vehicles when children are present

Department of Health (NI) Smoking, Smokinjg cessation, Smoking restrictions, Passive smoke, Vehicle, Child health Views are being sought on draft regulations to restrict smoking in private vehicles carrying children. We would encourage you to respond via ...

National Men's Health Action Plan [Healthy Ireland- Men HI-M (2017-2021)]

Men's Health Forum in Ireland (MHFI) Men's health, Gender-specific strategy, Life expectancy, Mortality, Health inequalities, Community engagement, Sustainability, Partnership, Capacity building Ireland became the first country in the world to p ...

Sugar-Sweetened Drinks Tax

Department of Finance (RoI) Sugar sweetened drinks, Taxation, Levy, Child obesity, Obesity, Policy The Minister for Finance, Michael Noonan TD, invites interested parties to make submissions in relation to a tax on the production and importation of sugar- ...

IPH response to DOE pre-consultation on need for NI Climate Change Bill

10.14655/749069-1022740 Institute of Public Health in Ireland (IPH) Climate Change, Pollution, Environment The Department of Environment (NI) recently sought views on the need for a Northern Ireland Climate Change Bill. IPH has a keen interest in the effe ...

IPH response to Office of the First Minister and Deputy First Minister 'Active Ageing Strategy 2014-2020' Consultation

10.14655/749069-817616 Institute of Public Health in Ireland (IPH) Ageing, Physical Activity, Older People Active ageing has been identified as a priority by the World Health Organization and there is now widespread consensus that measures to ensure older ...

IPH response to UK consultation on the introduction of regulations for standardised packaging of tobacco products

10.14655/749069-817616 Institute of Public Health in Ireland (IPH) Tobacco, Smoking, Regulations In April 2012, a UK public consultation sought feedback from those with an interest in the policy of standardised packaging for tobacco products The UK Govern ...

IPH Response to DRD’s Consultation on Draft Bicycle Strategy for Northern Ireland- August 2014

10.14655/749069-1022729 Institute of Public Health in Ireland (IPH) Physical Activity, Exercise, Cycling, Transport The Department for Regional Development (DRD) has developed a Draft Bicycle Strategy for Northern Ireland which sets out, over a 25 year pe ...