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'Active Travel' Maps: Derry/Londonderry, Enniskillen, Limavady, Omagh and Strabane

New 'Active Travel' Maps, funded by the Public Health Agency, for the cities and towns of Derry/ Londonderry, Enniskillen, Limavady, Omagh and Strabane have been launched to encourage local people and visitors to build physical activity into the ...

'Making Diabetes Count'

Publish to PHW Public to Repository 10.14655/749069-3763 Institute of Public Health in Ireland Diabetes, Obesity, Diagnosed, Undiagnosed The launch of the first report of The Irish Diabetes Prevalence Working Group, Ireland and Northern Ireland's Pop ...

10 Years On: New Evidence on TV marketing and Junk Food Consumption Amongst 11-19 Year Olds 10 Years After Broadcast Regulations

Thomas C. Hooper L. Petty R. Thomas F. Rosenberg G. Vohra J. Obesity, Cancer, Marketing, Advertising, Diet This report examines the association between television marketing and diet. Specifically, it tests whether commercial television is linked to consum ...

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 ...

2008 Annual Report of the South East Regional Directors of Public Health- Children and young people theme (chapter 7)

This is the Children and Young People theme chapter of the first joint annual report of Professor Yvonne Doyle and Professor John Newton, the South East England regional directors of public health. The aim of the children and young people theme of the Sou ...

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 ...

A 'Watershed' Moment- Why it's Prime Time to Protect Children from Junk Food Adverts

Obesity Health Alliance (OHA) Food and Drink Adverts, Child Health, Television Advertising, TV, Family Viewing, Fruit, Vegetables, Fast Food We have a childhood obesity epidemic with more than one in three children in England overweight or obese by the ti ...

A 'Watershed' Moment- Why it's Prime Time to Protect Children from Junk Food Adverts

Obesity Health Alliance (OHA) Food and Drink Adverts, Child Health, Television Advertising, TV, Family Viewing, Fruit, Vegetables, Fast Food We have a childhood obesity epidemic with more than one in three children in England overweight or obese by the ti ...

A Common Variant in the FTO Gene Is Associated with Body Mass Index and Predisposes to Childhood and Adult Obesity

Frayling, T. M. et al Study of genetic factors linked to the predisposition of obesity Obesity is a serious international health problem that increases the risk of several common diseases. The genetic factors predisposing to obesity are poorly understood. ...

A commonly carried allele of the obesity-related FTO gene is associated with reduced brain volume in the healthy elderly

A recently identified variant within the fat mass and obesity-associated (FTO) gene is carried by 46% of Western Europeans and is associated with an ~1.2 kg higher weight, on average, in adults and an ~1 cm greater waist circumference. With >1 billion ...

A Coronary Heart Disease (CHD) Measurement Toolbox

Resources for measuring and monitoring coronary heart disease (CHD). The resources include work undertaken in each PHO, and signposts to other data sources, methods and expertise. South East Public Health Observatory (SEPHO) Heart disease Resources for me ...

A Countryside for Health and Wellbeing: The Physical and Mental Health Benefits of Green Exercise

Countryside Recreation Network A research paper on physical exercise and green spaces in urban settings In the UK, more than 80% of people live in urban areas (Defra, 2004), though the greater growth is now in rural areas. Urban settings by definition hav ...

A Diabetes Strategic Framework

Health Minister Michelle O'Neill is delighted to present a Diabetes Strategic Framework for the north of Ireland. Diabetes is a condition which we know affects at least 90,000 people living here. Every day here, on average, 10 people are newly diagno ...

A Duty on Sugar Sweetened Beverages: A Position Statement

UK Faculty of Public Health Food, Environment, Transport, Obesity There is good evidence, from trials and epidemiological studies, that regular consumption of SSBs (soft drinks with added sugar, high-fructose corn syrup or similar ingredients) is associat ...

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

10.14655/799178-1026315 Department of Health (NI) Obesity, Overweight, Healthy eating, Eating Habits, Physical activity, Exercise The ten year obesity prevention framework, A Fitter Future for All 2012-2022, was launched in 9th March 2012. It takes a cros ...

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: PROGRESS REPORT 2012-2014

10.14655/799178-822680 Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety (DHSSPS) Northern Ireland Overweight, Obesity This report outlines the progress made during the first two years of the implementation of A Fitter Future for Al l. It is importa ...