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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 ...

Quit and Win contests for smoking cessation

Cahill, K. and Perera, R. Review of whether Quit and Win contests encourage people to give up smoking Quit and Win contests were developed in the 1980s by the Minnesota Heart Health Program, and have been widely used since then as a population-based smoki ...

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 ...

Galway Healthy Cities

SLÁN 2007 Report. Survey of Lifestyle, Attitudes & Nutrition Galway Healthy Cities EDUCATION, ENVIRONMENT, LIVING CONDITIONS, RELATIONSHIP Your health is determined by your circumstances and environment. Factors such as where you live, your education, ...

Health Promoting Universities

Regional office for Europe, World Health Organisation EDUCATION, HEALTH PROMOTION, PROGRAMME, PUBLIC HEALTH, SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT, TREND, UNIVERSITY The University of Central Lancashire became one of the first universities in Europe to establish a stra ...

ASIST training helping to tackle suicide

Work to help communities prevent suicide has taken a further step forward with over 50 ASIST Trainers from across Northern Ireland completing the new ASIST 11 upgrader trainer course.The Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) enables people ...

First Steps on health for young people

10.14655/6755-4379 Community Development Health Network Project to promote healthy lifestyle choices in young people This project will promote health awareness and encourage a more pro-active approach to looking after your health for 12-16 year olds.  Alt ...

Increasing awareness of health related issues

10.14655/6755-4384 Community Development Health Network Programme on healthy lifestyle choices To enhance the health and well-being of members in the Craigavon and Cullyhanna communities. To identify and forge links between both community groups, Trust bo ...

Orchard Pharmacy

10.14655/6755-4419 Community Development Health Network Community health care promotion project Engaging the community through a health column in the local press under the direction of the Southern HSSB. Outcome: This ongoing project is working towards pr ...

Rasharkin Health Initiative

10.14655/6755-4442 Community Development Health Network Initiative to promote healthy eating This project will build on previous work carried out over the last 3 years. There are 4 main aspects:- intergenerational work focusing on the development of a veg ...

Rural larne health programme

10.14655/6755-4444 Community Development Health Network Project to promote healthy living for women in Northern ireland This has been one of the first opportunities to get health on the agenda in the rural area of Larne. This builds on the work and experi ...

Walking the Way to Health

Department of Public Health Medicine, Eastern Health and Social Services Board Eastern Health Board initiative to promote health and fitness This initiative aims to improve health and fitness, especially those who do little exercise by promoting regular a ...

Higher Force Explorers

Stadium Youth and Community Projects Programme on healthy eating and lifestyle choices In collaboration with St Gilbert Community College this is an 8 week programme, run on Monday afternoons, which looks at personal development and issues such as healthy ...

Breastfeeding Project North & West Belfast

Health Promotion Department, North and West Belfast Health and Social Services Trust Programme to promote breastfeeding The principle aim of the project is to increase levels of breastfeeding with the support of a voluntary peer support programme and to e ...

Breastfeeding Support

Clan Mor Sure Start Information on the benefits of breastfeeding Peer support and breastfeeding updated information held every Monday in the Maureen Sheehan Centre from 10.30am. Contact Margaret Mclean for more information. Community of Interest:- Healthi ...

Top of the Rock Healthy Living Centre

Top of the Rock Healthy Living Centre Initiative to promote physical activity The programme seeks to improve the health/ wellbeing of people in the Upper Springfield. Programmes include sport/physical activity, family support outreach, alternative therapy ...

Managing health and increasing well-being

10.14655/6755-4413 Community Development Health Network Health management programme The Building the Community-Pharmacy Partnership has worked to improve local health outcomes by encouraging members of the community to develop skills relating to managing ...

Peninsula Healthy Living Partnership

Peninsula Healthy Living Partnership Project to promote health, activity and healthy living Virtual Healthy Living Centre providing outreach services to Lower Ards Peninsula. Includes provision of voluntary services, a physical activity programme, childca ...

Project Ireland 2040

19.2.2018 Project Ireland 2040  is the Governmentâ?Ts overarching policy initiative to make Ireland a better country for all of us, a country that reflects the best of who we are and what we aspire to be. A major programme of investment in health infrast ...

Couch Potato to Runner Bean

To coincide with the start of National Obesity Awareness Week, the Public Health Agency (PHA) is today urging people to take up the challenge 'From Couch Potato to Runner Bean in 10 weeks'.The PHA, in partnership with five local councils in the ...