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Are you packing a healthy lunch? (English and Irish)

This booklet is designed to improve pupils' nutrition and implement healthier eating and drinking practices. It contains practical tips for parents, carers and children on how to pack an appetising, healthy lunchbox. 10.14655/11971-18841 Public Healt ...

BCG and your baby: protecting your baby against TB (English and 10 translations)

This booklet provides advice on the BCG (Bacillus Calmette-Guerin) vaccination which offers protection against tuberculosis (TB)  10.14655/11971-12311 Public Health Agency Childhood immunisation This booklet provides advice on the BCG (Bacillus Calmette-G ...

Beating cervical cancer: information for girls in Year 9, aged 12-13 (English and eight translations)

This leaflet is distributed to girls in Year 9 and explains about the HPV vaccine which can help protect against cervical cancer. 10.14655/11971-18851 Public Health Agency Cervical cancer This leaflet is distributed to girls in Year 9 and explains about t ...

Beating cervical cancer: information for girls in Year 9, aged 12-13 (English and eight translations)

This leaflet is distributed to girls in Year 9 and explains about the HPV vaccine, which can help protect against cervical cancer. 10.14655/6744-933451 Public Health Agency Cervical Cancer, Girl, Young people This leaflet is distributed to girls in Year 9 ...

Bowel cancer screening: how to take your test (for people who are partially sighted)

This leaflet provides step-by-step instructions on using the Faecal Immunochemical Test (FIT) for bowel cancer screening. This kit is slightly different to the one we usually use as part of Northern IrelandÂ's bowel cancer screening programme. It is ...

Bowel cancer screening: the facts

Format: 8 page A5 leaflet Target group: Prospective participants in the Northern Ireland Bowel Screening Programme. Description: This leaflet provides information on bowel cancer and the Northern Ireland Bowel Cancer Screening Programme.   10.14655/11971- ...

Bowel cancer screening: the facts (English and 10 translations)

This leaflet provides information on bowel cancer and the Northern Ireland Bowel cancer screening programme. 10.14655/11971-18855 Public Health Agency Bowel cancer This leaflet provides information on bowel cancer and the Northern Ireland Bowel cancer scr ...

Bowel cancer screening: the repeat test (English and 10 translations)

This leaflet provides step by step instructions on using the Faecal Immunochemical Test (FIT) for bowel cancer screening.The translations are of the 2010 versions when screening was for 60Â-69 year olds but this has been extended to 60Â-74 year olds. 10.1 ...

Breast screening: satisfactory test results- what now?

This leaflet is used to support the Northern Ireland breast screening programme and is issued to the one in 20 women who are called back after their initial breast x-ray for further tests at a breast assessment clinic 10.14655/11971-12334 Public Health Ag ...

Breast screening: what if I have breast implants?

This leaflet is used to support the Northern Ireland breast screening programme and explains the procedure for women with breast implants 10.14655/11971-12335 Public Health Agency Breast screening This leaflet is used to support the Northern Ireland breas ...

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, explains the rights breastf ...

Don't cover up your problems

This pocket-sized leaflet advises young men not to cover up their problems and on the steps they can take to promote good mental health, such as keeping active, talking through problems and taking time to relax.   10.14655/11971-12321 Public Health Agency ...

Don't gamble with your sexual health

This booklet explains the importance of having a check up at a Genito Urinary Medicine (GUM) clinic and what happens at the clinic.   10.14655/11971-12332 Public Health Agency Sexual health This booklet explains the importance of having a check up at a Ge ...

Drugs and solvents: a guide for parents

This booklet provides information on why young people try drugs, the risks of taking illegal drugs, the signs of drug taking and information about individual drugs.   10.14655/11971-12349 Public Health Agency Solvent Misuse, Drugs This booklet provides in ...

Eat well, keep well and reduce your risk of cancer

This leaflet highlights Northern Ireland's incidence of cancer as an important public health concern, and explains how eating more fruit, vegetables and other fibre rich foods can significantly reduce our risk of getting the disease.   10.14655/11971 ...

Enjoy healthy eating

This leaflet aims to increase public awareness and understanding of healthy eating messages. The leaflet includes the new eatwell plate, information on the five main food groups, along with top tips for cutting down on fat and what to choose when eating o ...

Focus on alcohol

This booklet outlines the long and short-term effects of regular heavy drinking. It explains how alcohol affects our bodies, what constitutes a unit of alcohol and the recommended limits for men and women as well as tips on how to stick to these limits.   ...

Get a life, get active...go cycling

This leaflet explains the benefits of regular physical activity, particularly cycling.   10.14655/11971-12338 Public Health Agency Physical activity This leaflet explains the benefits of regular physical activity, particularly cycling. Obesity Chronic Con ...

Get kids on the go

The Irish Heart Foundation, Health Service Executive CHILD HEALTH, PHYSICAL ACTIVITY This booklet provides information for parents on the benefits of physical activity for children and the necessary amounts. It also provides advice and suggestions on enco ...

Health matters: what you need to know- E. coli O157

This factsheet for general public contains information on E. coli O157, a strain of bacteria that can cause severe disease in humans. Information on prevention is included.   10.14655/11971-18797 Public Health Agency E. coli This factsheet for general pub ...