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When parents take drugs.

This booklet is intended for use by anyone talking with young people about a parent or carerâ?Ts drug or alcohol use, to help them understand and come to terms with their situation. Professionals â?" such as teachers, youth workers and health workers ...

The Children Order- Child Minding and Day care

This booklet is intended for those interested in becoming a child minder or in providing day care.  Department of Health (Northern Ireland) Guidance literature, Social services, Social services policy This booklet is intended for those interested in becom ...

All Ireland drug prevalence survey 2014/15- bulletin 2

The bulletins present key findings from the fourth drug prevalence survey of households in Northern Ireland during late 2014 and early 2015.  Department of Health (Northern Ireland) Statistical reports, DoH statistics and research, Lifestyle choices and b ...

Northern Ireland health and social care (HSC) key facts workforce bulletin June 2016- December 2016

A quarterly summary of HSC staff by organisation and staff group including summary of 5 year trends. Department of Health (Northern Ireland) Statistical reports, DoH statistics and research, Workforce statistics A quarterly summary of HSC staff by organis ...

2004/05 to 2015/16 raw disease prevalence data for Northern Ireland

This bulletin presents frequency distributions of disease prevalence across GP practices in reporting year in question. Department of Health (Northern Ireland) Statistical reports, DoH statistics and research, GP activity, funding and prescribing statisti ...

2016/17 raw disease prevalence trend data for Northern Ireland

This bulletin presents frequency distributions of disease prevalence across GP practices in reporting year in question. Department of Health (Northern Ireland) Statistical reports, DoH statistics and research, GP activity, funding and prescribing statisti ...

Measles: Don't let your child catch it

This leaflet describes the symptoms of measles and encourages parents to ensure their children receive the measles/mumps/rubella (MMR) vaccine. Public Health Agency Vaccination, Measles This leaflet describes the symptoms of measles and encourages parents ...

Measles: Protect yourself, protect others

This leaflet is for adults at risk of measles infection. It describes the measles/mumps/rubella (MMR) vaccination usually given in childhood. Public Health Agency MMR, Innoculation, Measles This leaflet is for adults at risk of measles infection. It descr ...

Human papillomavirus (HPV) immunisation programme- Factsheet for healthcare professionals

This factsheet provides information for health professionals on the Humanpapillomavirus(HPV) immunisation programme for girls aged 12-13 years. Public Health Agency Virus, Infection This factsheet provides information for health professionals on the Human ...

Dementia and care of natural teeth and dentures

This leaflet provides information on the importance of good dental care for people living with a dementia and advice for carers. Public Health Agency Dementia, Dental Care This leaflet provides information on the importance of good dental care for people ...

Allied Health Professions: Who we are and what we do

This booklet provides a brief overview of Allied Health Professionals (AHPs) and the services they provide to the public. Allied Health Professions are a diverse workforce who deliver high-quality care to patients and service users across a wide range of ...

Northern Ireland Substitute Prescribing Database Report 31 March 2016

This bulletin summarises information on individuals referred to the Northern Ireland Substitute Prescribing Scheme (SPS). It relates to those referred up to and including the 31 March 2016 and focuses on those patients in contact with Substitute Prescribi ...

Off to a good start

This book presents the reasons why mothers and babies benefit from breastfeeding and explains how to breastfeed successfully. It covers issues including how breastfeeding works, positioning and attachment, how to know if breastfeeding is going well, expre ...

Weigh to a healthy pregnancy

This leaflet was developed by the PHA to introduce the Weigh to a health pregnancy programme, a weight management programme for pregnant women with a BMI of 40 and over. The programme offers extra support from midwives, dietitian and physiotherapist with ...

Pressure ulcer prevention for children

This leaflet provides information on pressure ulcers in children, how they develop and the steps patients and carers can take to prevent them. Public Health Agency Stress, Pressure, Child Health, Ulcer This leaflet provides information on pressure ulcers ...

Helplines Network NI leaflet

Helplines Network NI was established in 2013 in collaboration between the Public Health Agency (PHA) and locally based helplines to promote effectiveness, efficiency and a forum to share good practice and encourage partnership working.  Helplines Network ...

Avoiding work-related eye injuries- a factsheet for employers

This factsheet was developed by the PHA and Health and Safety Executive Northern Ireland to accompany the Protect your eyes poster for employees. They both highlight the risk of eye injury in the workplace. The factsheet outlines the types of common work- ...

Breastfeeding and returning to work

This leaflet aims to encourage breastfeeding mothers to continue breastfeeding after they have returned to work.It highlights the benefits of continuing to breastfeed, sets out the options for combining breastfeeding and work, explain the rights breastfee ...

Bottlefeeding

This booklet provides new safety inormation on the preparation and storage of infant formula milk and is aimed at minimising the risk of infection from bacteria that may sometimes be present in the milk powder. It explains how to sterilise feeding equipme ...

Promoting breastfeeding for mothers returning to work: a guide for employers

This booklet is the third in a series of Work Well guides aimed at promoting health in the workplace. It outlines to employers the business benefits of encouraging mothers to contine breastfeeding on return to work, the health benefits of breastfeeding fo ...