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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 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 manual in quality standards in substance use education.

10.14655/6841-4546 Elaine Butler, Sinéad Smith, Conor Rowley & Rory Keane Drugs use, Education, Substance misuse, YOuth work A Manual in Quality Standards in Substance Use Education is published by The Drug Education Workers Forum (DEWF). The manual l ...

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 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-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 ...

Anthrax- Government Guidelines and Comments- 2001

10.14655/799178-801297 Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety Suspicious substances Anthrax- Government Guidelines and Comments- 2001 Anthrax containment Anthrax interim guide CMO_anthrax Guidance Other Guidance /sites/default/files/docum ...

Behaviour change (PH 6)

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) Attitude, Behaviour change, Population and Community This guidance is aimed at those responsible for helping people to change their behaviour to improve their health. This includes policy makers ...

Behaviour change at population, community and individual levels: NICE Public Health Guidance 6

Public health guidance, PH6- Issued: October 2007 This guidance is aimed at those responsible for helping people to change their behaviour to improve their health. This includes policy makers and those working in local authorities and the community and vo ...

Benzodiazepines: Good Practice Guidelines for Clinicians

10.12.2002 Benzodiazepines are one of the most widely used prescription medicinal products in the world. Benzodiazepines may be prescribed safely in the short-term and are a highly effective treatment for anxiety, insomnia and some forms of epilepsy and s ...

Best Practice for Infant Feeding in Ireland

Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI) Infant feeding This is a practical guidance document to the report "Scientific Recommendations for a National Infant Feeding Policy, 2nd Edition".The report was launched at an FSAI seminar on Best Practice ...

Best Practice Guidance for Supplementary Prescribing by Nurses Within the HPSS in Northern Ireland (PDF 270 KB)

Provides clear information on the practical implementation of supplementary prescribing. 10.14655/799178-800315 Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety health, population, northern ireland, government, Professional Advice Provides clear in ...

Best Practice Guidelines in the Use of Physical Restraint (Child Care: Residential Units)

Special Residential Services Board Steering Group Physical restraint, Tesidential unit, Nursing home These guidelines arise out of a recognition that there was a need to develop ‘Best Practice Guidelines in the use of Physical Restraint’ that are specific ...

Breakfast Clubs: A How to Guide

New Policy Institute Breakfast clubs, Children, Eating habit This guide provides information and advice on setting up and managing breakfast clubs for children. It has been written for:• School staff who want to offer breakfast and before-school learning ...

Breaking Bad News... Regional Guidelines (PDF 270 KB)

Developed from Partnerships in Caring (2000) 10.14655/799178-801040 Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety Health service Developed from Partnerships in Caring (2000) Guidance Other Guidance /sites/default/files/documents/10.14655-799178- ...