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Weigh to Health

Weigh to Health is a six week weight loss programme which can be delivered by the Community Development and Health Worker. The course was designed by dietiticians and focuses on healthy lifestlye. Each 2 hour session consists of a discussion, weigh in and ...

Personal assistance for children and adolescents (0-18) with both physical and intellectual impairments

Mayo-Wilson, E., Montgomery, p. and Dennis, J. Review of children and adolescents with intellectual and physical impairments and activity limitations There is a high and increasing prevalence of impairments among children and adolescents in the West. Many ...

Preschool feeding programmes for improving the health of disadvantaged infants and young children

Kristjansson, B. Review on the effectiveness of feeding programs for preschool children In developing countries, nearly 150 million children under five years of age are underweight and approximately 170 million are stunted. Even in developed countries, po ...

Self-help interventions for smoking cessation

Lancaster,T. and Stead, L. F. Study of whether self-help materials containing information about how to give up smoking help people to quit Many smokers give up smoking on their own, but materials giving advice and information may help them and increase th ...

Screening and case finding instruments for depression

Gilbody, S., House, A. and Sheldon, T. Review of the use of depression screening or case finding on the impact on the recognition, management or outcome of depression in primary care or the general hospital. Screening or case finding instruments have been ...

Self-management education programmes by lay leaders for people with chronic conditions

Foster, G., Taylor, S., Eldridge, S., Ramsay, J. and Griffiths, C. J. Review of programmes by non health professionals to promote self care for people with chronic conditions. Lay-led self-management programmes are becoming widespread in the attempt to pr ...

SeXelearning

Southern Area Health Promotion Department Sexual health promotion An eLearning Programme for professionals new to the area of Sexual Health Promotion. This programme has been developed in response to needs expressed by a broad range of professionals for i ...

Shared decision making interventions for people with mental health conditions

Duncan, E., Best, C. and Hagen, S. Review of interventions for people with mental illness on decision making regarding psychiatric medications, rehabilitation, and general medical care The objectives of the intervention are: To assess the effects of provi ...

Smoking bans for reducing smoking prevalence and tobacco consumption

Callinan, J. E., Clarke, A., Doherty, K. and Kelleher, C. Review to evaluate the effectiveness of smoking bans on smoking behaviour and exposure to secondhand smoke at the macro, meso and micro levels and on whether the imposition of a smoking ban or rest ...

StopSmokingNI

Smoking Cessation Services Northern Ireland Smoking cessation Smoking cessation services in Northern Ireland Interventions http://www.elitetraining.com/smoking/ © Smoking Cessation Services Northern Ireland 1 January 2009 Website Other partner websites Ye ...

Tailored interventions to overcome identified barriers to change: effects on professional practice and health care outcomes

Cheater, F., Baker, R.,Gillies, C., Hearnshaw, H., Flottorp, S., Robertson, N., Shaw, E. J. and Oxman, A. D. Review of whether strategies tailored to overcome barriers to changing health care professional behaviour are effective Strategies to implement ch ...

Teen Scene

Sperrin Lakeland Trust Project offering advice on healthy eating habits for teenagers Teen Scene' is a holistic service for the teenage population of Sperrin Lakeland, lead by a GP and a School Health Nurse- offering advice and guidance on issues suc ...

Telephone counselling for smoking cessation

Stead, L. F., Perera, R. and Tim Lancaster, T. Review of interventions of counselling for people trying to quit smoking via telephone hotlines Telephone services can provide information and support for smokers. Counselling may be provided proactively or o ...

The effectiveness of volunteer tutoring programs for Elementary and Middle School Students: A Meta-Analysis

Ritter, G., Denny, G., Albin, G., Barnett, J. and Blankenship, V. Review of evaluations to assess the effectiveness of volunteer tutoring programmes. This meta-analysis assesses the effectiveness of volunteer tutoring programs for improving the academic s ...

Training health professionals in smoking cessation

Lancaster, T. and Godfrey Fowler, G. Review of the effectiveness of providing training to health care professionals in the delivery of smoking cessation interventions to patients There is good evidence that brief interventions from health professionals ca ...

Western Drugs and Alcohol Co-ordination Team (WDACT)

Western Drugs and Alcohol Co-ordination Team (WDACT) Local implementation of the New Direction for Alcohol and Drugs 2006- 2001 This website gives information on the work and priorities of the WDACT, local and regional reports, funding opportunities, avai ...

Workplace interventions for alcohol and other drug problems

Cercarelli, R., Allsop, S., Midford, R. and Pidd, K. Review of workplace programmes to prevent and reduce alcohol-related problems among employees The objective of this review is to examine whether workplace interventions for alcohol and other drug proble ...

Written individualised management plans for asthma in children and adults

Toelle, B. and Ram, F. Review of asthma management behaviour and improve health outcomes Non-adherence to treatment advice is a common phenomenon in asthma and may account for a significant proportion of the morbidity. Comprehensive care that includes ast ...

What do older people with high support needs want and value from life? Involving older people in shaping 'A Better Life'

JRF has recently embarked on a major new programme: 'A Better Life', the central question of which is: "How can we ensure a better life and better choices for older people who need high levels of support?" We now want to commission a p ...

Cleanyourhands Campaign

Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety (DHSSPS) HEALTHCARE AND HEALTH SERVICES, HYGIENE, INFECTION CONTROL, PREVENTION Healthcare-associated infections are of concern to all whether patients, visitors or healthcare workers: it is in every ...