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Healthy Food for Life- The healthy eating guidelines and food pyramid

10.14655/11971-1050902 Department of Health (RoI) Healthy eating, Food, Nutrition, Portion size, Fruit Vegetables The Department of Health keeps dietary recommendations under review as part of its role in promoting evidence based public health. As part of ...

Workforce policy guidance

Workforce policy directorate guidance documents. 10.14655/11971-1048032 Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety (Northern Ireland) Circulars, Health workforce policy and management, Workforce policy reports and guidance Workforce policy di ...

EISS Operational Guidance- Version 13

The Early Intervention Transformation Programme (EITP) is a Northern Ireland Executive/Atlantic Philanthropies Delivering Social Change Signature Programme, funded jointly by the Delivering Social Change fund, DoH, DE, DoJ, DfC, DfE and The Atlantic Phila ...

EPPR-1 and EPPR-2 return forms and guidance

Guidance and forms for Completion of Estates Procurement Performance Return Forms EPPR-1 and EPPR-2  10.14655/11971-1007716 Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety (Northern Ireland) Financial plans and reports, Finance, Procurement and Su ...

Guidance on Charging for Residential Accommodation

If you need to go into residential accommodation you may have to make a contribution to the cost of your care. This section provides information on how Trusts calculate how much you can pay. 10.14655/11971-1007706 Department of Health, Social Services and ...

Emergency care activity returns and guidance

The information presented on emergency care within the publication is derived from the statistical returns listed below. 10.14655/11971-987805 Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety (Northern Ireland) Guidance literature, DHSSPS statistic ...

Protecting Looked After Children guidance

This paper has been developed to provide guidance on protecting and safeguarding children who are ‘Looked After’. The needs of the child or young person is central to all such planning processes. Avoiding unnecessary duplication or subjecting young people ...

Guidance for voluntary sector funding applications and reporting requirements

Circular HSS (OSS Training) 1/2016 10.14655/11971-987774 Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety (Northern Ireland) Circulars, Social services, Social services policy Circular HSS (OSS Training) 1/2016 Fuel Poverty Chronic Conditions Obesi ...

Tobacco Retailers Act (Northern Ireland) 2014- Retailers Guidance

From 6th April 2016, the Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety (DHSSPS) is commencing new legislation under the Tobacco Retailers Act (Northern Ireland) 2014. The Act aims to reduce smoking prevalence among children and young people by r ...

Guidance for HSC professionals on termination of pregnancy in Northern Ireland

This guidance aims to provide clarity on the law framing termination ofpregnancy in Northern Ireland. It is imperative that health and social careprofessionals understand their responsibilities under the law.  10.14655/11971-987754 Department of Health, S ...

Get Ireland Active: The National Guidelines on Physical Activity for Ireland

13.6.2009 The National Guidelines on Physical Activity for Ireland Click here to download PDF 3.1mb Consumer Leaflet PDF 932kb Fact Sheet for Adults PDF 667kb Fact Sheet for Parents and Guardians PDF 574kb Foldout Executive Summary PDF 699kb 10.14655/7715 ...

Diabetes: Prevention and Model for Patient Care

3.7.2006 The National Diabetes Working Group has made a number of policy guidance recommendations. These relate to the model of care for people with diabetes as well as recommendations for how services prevent and manage diabetes in the population. Read t ...

Food and Nutrition Guidelines for Pre-School Services

21.3.2004 Click here to download PDF Department of Health (Ireland) Eating habits of children Click here to download PDF Obesity Guidance Other Guidance http://health.gov.ie/blog/publications/food-and-nutrition-guidelines-for-pre-school-services/ © Depart ...

Food and Nutrition Guidelines for Primary Schools

26.6.2003 Food & Nutrition Guidelines for Primary Schools The Government has identified school children as one group to be given priority during the planning and delivery of programmes and initiatives for good health throughout life. In the Government ...

Start active, stay active: a report on physical activity from the four home countries' Chief Medical Officers

Chief Medical Officer (UK) A UK-wide document that presents guidelines on the volume, duration, frequency and type of physical activity required A UK-wide document that presents guidelines on the volume, duration, frequency and type of physical activity r ...

Planning Practice Guidance

10.14655/11971-749000 Public Health England (PHE) Built environment, Community, Infrastructure, Development The Department for Communities and Local Government has published National Planning Practice Guidance which recognises the importance of local infr ...

How to set and monitor goals for prevalence of child obesity: guidance for Primary Care Trusts (PCTs) and local authorities

This guidance follows on from the publication of the Governmentâ?Ts obesity strategy Healthy Weight, Healthy Lives: A Cross-Government strategy for England. The guidance provides advice to PCTs and local authorities on how to set child obesity goals as pa ...

The national child measurement programme guidance for PCTs: 2007-08 school year

refer to the resource 10.14655/6744-25743 Cross-Government Obesity Team, Department of Health Childhood obesity This guidance has been developed following wide consultation with primary care trusts (PCTs) and schools. It provides advice to PCTs on: arrang ...

Supporting Healthy Lifestyles: The Natioanl Child Measurement Programme- Guidance for 2006- 07 school year

The Department of Health is providing a central data store for child obesity data collected by PCTs to be available for live implementation by the end of June 2006. The central data store will be accessible by PCTs via Unify, the DH performance management ...

Measuring childhood obesity: 2nd Guidance to PCTs on data handling

This guidance covers issues of data transfer, handling, analysis and feedback to PCTs Department of Health Height and weight measurement of children This guidance to Primary Care Trusts on how to measure the height and weight of children aged between 4 an ...