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'Between the Devil and Deep...': A Response to Cockerham and Coburn

Scambler, G. Health inequalities My review article on health inequalities benefitted early on from the helpful, detailed and occasionally critical comments of two of the anonymous referees approached by the editors of Sociology of Health and Illness; a th ...

"If You could Do One Thing..." Nine local actions to reduce health inequalities

British Academy for the Humanities and Social Sciences Health inequality, community, Policymaker The British Academy presents a collection of opinion pieces on health inequalities from leading social scientists. Each of the authors has written an article, ...

10,000 more voices: Improving the patient and client experience of delirium

Patient and client experience is recognised as a key element in the deliveryof quality healthcare. In line with this, the Public Health Agency (PHA) iscarrying out an extensive piece of work across all Health and Social CareTrusts (HSCTs), with the aim of ...

10,000 Voices Report- Hospital Eye Care Services

We are pleased to present the regional report on the findings in relation toHospital Eye Care Services, which is one of a number of work streams onthe current 10,000 MORE Voices work plan. Publish to PHW Public to Repository 10.14655/11971-1175929 Public ...

20 Year Strategy for the Irish Language 2010 to 2030 Progress Report: 2010- 2015

20 Year Strategy for the Irish Language 2010 to 2030 Progress Report: 2010- 2015. Provided by the Department of Education and Skills, Ireland. /en/Publications/Policy-Reports/20-Year-Strategy-for-the-Irish-Language-2010-to-2030-Progress-Report-2010-2015.p ...

2007 Spearhead Health Inequalities Intervention Tool (and Press Release)

The Health Inequalities Intervention Tool, developed by APHO, highlights the key issues that Spearhead local authorities (with their PCTs) need to address to meet the Governmentâ?Ts life expectancy targets. It can be used by any Spearhead Primary Care Tru ...

2008 Health Inequalities Profiles: Data sources

Links to data sources and methods as used in the production of erpho's 2008 Health Inequalities Profiles 10.14655/6744-22519 Eastern Regional Public Health Observatory (ERPHO) Inequalities in health Links to data sources and methods as used in the pr ...

2015/16 raw disease prevalence trend data for Northern Ireland

This bulletin presents frequency distributions of disease prevalence across GP practices in reporting year in question. 10.14655/11971-1014768 Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety (Northern Ireland) Statistical reports, DoH statistics a ...

2016 Annual Report on the Tobacco Free Ireland Action Plan.

23.11.2017 Tobacco Free Ireland, the report of the Tobacco Policy Review Group, was endorsed by Government, and published in October 2013. It builds on existing tobacco control policies and legislation already in place in this country, and sets a target f ...

80:20 Educating and Acting for a Better World

80:20 Educating and Acting for a Better World promotes development and human rights education and has had a long involvement in discussiong issues of peace and reconciliation on the island of Ireland. Sector: Education Address: St. Cronan's Boys Nati ...

A Fitter Future For All- Final Report on 2012-2015 Short-term Outcomes

The ten year obesity prevention framework, A Fitter Future for All 2012-2022, was launched in 9th March 2012. It takes a cross-sectoral, cross-departmental approach to preventing and addressing obesity through encouraging and supporting people to eat heal ...

A Fitter Future for All: Consultation Document

10.14655/799178-50247 Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety Obesity prevention framework for Northern Ireland 2011- 2021 The prevalence of people who are overweight and obese has been steadily rising in Northern Ireland, and in the weste ...

A Framework for Personalised Care and Population Health for Nurses, Midwives, Health Visitors and Allied Health Professionals

This framework has been developed to underpin our national programme to maximise the impact of nurses, midwives, health visitors and allied health professionals (AHPs) on improving health outcomes and reducing inequalities. It aims to support and shape “h ...

A Health Economics Model. The cost benefits of the Physical Activity Strategy for Northern Ireland- a summary of key findings

10.14655/799178-3740 Swales, C., Economics Branch, Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety Framework for maximising efforts to improve health and wellbeing and reduce health inequalities across all sectors This summary report follows on fr ...

A health inequalities toolbox

This is a collection of resources for measuring and monitoring health inequalities that is being developed by SEPHO. The resources include work undertaken in SEPHO, and signposts to other data sources, methods and expertise. 10.14655/6744-30779 South East ...

A Hole in Our Thinking: A Response to Scambler's 'Health Inequalities

Cockerham, W.C. Social structure, Society Marxist-oriented theory in medical sociology over the last twenty years or so has fallen into decline and perhaps even disrepair since the collapse of state socialism in Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union. ...

A Minimum Income Standard for Ireland: A consensual budget standards study examining household types across the lifecycle

The Policy Institute, Trinity College Dublin Standard of living, Income, Wages, Earnings, Quality of life ‘A minimum essential standard of living is one which meets a person’s physical, psychological, spiritual and social needs’ (UN definition of an adequ ...

A Picture of Health

This report outlines the key findings of the recent health needs assessment carried out across Northern Ireland. The aim of the study was to provide baseline information on the health needs, barriers to accessing current services, and the care pathways th ...

A picture of health: A study of the health status and health promotion needs of homeless people in the west.

Homeless people have been identified as a group that experience inequality in health and a target group in relation to health promotion initiatives. In developing health promotion initiatives it is important to take account of the broader determinants of ...

A profile of older people in Northern Ireland – 2013 update

Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency Older people, Social exclusion As part of Promoting Social Inclusion (PSI), a commitment was given in the Programme for Government that the Office of the First Minister and deputy First Minister (OFMdFM) wou ...