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'A healthy city is an active city: A PA planning guide' (2008)

This planning guide provides a range of ideas, information and tools for developing a comprehensive plan for creating a healthy, active city by enhancing physical activity in the urban environment. By developing, improving and supporting opportunities in ...

A good practice guide for community food initiatives

<br /> <p>Food and nutrition are key determinants of health. What people eat, and how much they eat, influences how healthy they are, and even how long they live. Food poverty arises when people lack the money or other resources needed to eat ...

A good practice guide for school food initiatives

<br /> <p>Rather, this Guide was developed through extensive consultation with schools, community groups, health professionals and suppliers who are currently involved in providing food in school. Research was also conducted on approaches in N ...

A guide for the management of dual diagnosis for prisons.

10.14655/6841-4537 Department of Health, Great Britain Substance misuse, Prison, Mental Wellbeing Dual diagnosis, the co-extistence of mental health and substance misuse problems, has a higher prevalence in prisons than in the general community. This docu ...

A Guide to Social Return on Investment

Cabinet Office and Office of the Third Sector Social factor, Environmental factor, Economic value The Office of the Third Sector (OTS) and the Scottish Government recognise that demonstrating added social, economic and environmental value is important for ...

A Guide to the National Standards for Safer Better Healthcare

Health Information and Quality Authority (HIQA) Standard, Quality, Safety, Healthcare, Social care services The aim of these standards is to help drive improvements in the quality and safety of healthcare services in Ireland. Their purpose is to help the ...

A Guide to the National Standards for the Prevention and Control of Healthcare Associated Infections

Health Information and Quality Authority (HIQA) Standard, Guidance, Healthcare, Social care service, Prevention, Control, Healthcare associated infections Healthcare Associated Infections (HCAIs) are infections, such as Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcu ...

A guide to working in partnership: employability provision for drug users.

10.14655/6841-4539 Scottish Executive. Substance Misuse Division. Effective Interventions Unit Rehabilitation, Employment, Drug users The aim of this guide is to identify the key principles of partnership working and to provide case study examples of how ...

A guideline for transfusion of red blood cells in surgical patients

10.1.2001 Use of red blood cell transfusion in surgical patients must be based on clear expectation of benefit, based on the best available evidence. Transfusing patients with allogeneic blood exposes them to risks such as infection, adverse immunological ...

A Healthier Future: A Strategic Framework for Respiratory Conditions

10.14655/799178-4542 Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety (DHSSPS) Framework for the prevention of respiratory disease In Northern Ireland in 2002-03, there were almost 30,000 admissions to hospital for respiratory conditions utilizing ...

A simple guide to classifying body mass index in children

10.14655/743983-894424 Dinsdale H, Ridler C, Ells L J. Obesity, BMI A simple guide to the different methods that can be used to interpret BMI in children and young people. Obesity Obesity Research and Evaluation Methods ...

Adult Weight Management: Guidance for Commissioners and Providers

Public Health England (PHE) Weight, Overweight, Weight management, Obese, Diet This guide supports commissioners and providers of tier 2 adult weight management services, including: local authorities (LAs) clinical commissioning groups (CCGs) NHS institut ...

Alcohol and inequities- Guidance for addressing inequities in alcohol-related harm

World Health Organization (WHO), Regional Office for Europe Alcohol consumption, Alcohol-related harm This policy guidance aims to support European policy-makers to improve the design and implementation of policies to reduce inequities in alcohol-related ...

Alcohol countdown

This small card provides information on the recommended safe limits of alcohol for men and women. It also provides information on the alcohol unit value of popular types of beverages, eg wine, beer and cider.   10.14655/11971-12323 Public Health Agency Al ...

Alcohol Dependence and Harmful Alcohol Use

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) Alcohol-use disorders, Diagnosis, Assessment, Management, Harmful drinking, Alcohol dependence This guideline is one of three pieces of the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence‘ ...

Alcohol Guidelines

Science and Technology Committee, House of Commons Government guideline, Alcohol consumption The UK Health Departments first introduced the concept of sensible drinking to the public in 1981, and in 1987, the “sensible limits” for drinking were defined as ...

Alcohol-use Disorder: Preventing Harmful Drinking (PH 24)

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence Harmful drinking, Alcohol consumption, Drugs misuse, Education, Prevention This guidance is for government, industry and commerce, the NHS and all those whose actions affect the population’s attitude t ...

An Outcomes Strategy for COPD and Asthma: NHS Companion Document

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Anaphylaxis: NICE Clinical Guidance 134

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) Anaphylactic reaction, Anaphylaxis, Emergency, Treatment This clinical guideline offers evidence-based advice on the care of adults, young people and children following emergency treatment for s ...

Anti Bullying Procedures for Primary and Post Primary Schools

Anti Bullying Procedures for Primary and Post Primary Schools. Provided by the Department of Education and Skills, Ireland. 10.14655/6744-949514 Department of Education and Skills, School Governance Policies Primary, Post Primary, Education, Bullying The ...