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Making Knowledge Work for Health: A Strategy for Health Research

10.6.2001 Making Knowledge Work for Health: A Strategy for Health Research, provides a framework for the development of health research to enhance health and quality of life and help ensure that our research compares favourably with the rest of the world. ...

Research Strategy for Nursing and Midwifery in Ireland

27.3.2003 Click here to download PDF Department of Health (Ireland) Nursing and midwifery Click here to download PDF Policy Policies, Strategies & Action plans http://health.gov.ie/blog/publications/research-strategy-for-nursing-and-midwifery-in-irela ...

Health Services Procurement Policy

20.6.2000 The Healthcare Materials Management Board (HMMB) was established following the report to the Materials Management Advisory Group on procurement and materials management in the health sector Download the Report here Department of Health (Ireland) ...

Child Care (Pre School Services) Regulations 1996 and Child Care (Pre School Services) (Amendment) Regulations 1997

20.6.1997 The purpose of this Guide is to offer guidance on the Child Care (Pre- School Services) Regulations, 1996. It is written for persons charged with responsibility for implementing the legislation and for anyone affected by its provisions, in parti ...

Department of Health Consolidated Salary Scales December 2004

21.3.2004 Click here to download PDF Department of Health (Ireland) Public service sector salaries Click here to download PDF Policy Policies, Strategies & Action plans http://health.gov.ie/blog/publications/department-of-health-consolidated-salary-sc ...

Statutory Registration for Health and Social Professionals

10.10.2000 The Department of Health and Children has committed itself to introducing legislation to provide for the statutory registration of certain health and social care professionals. Against this background, the Department held a series of workshops ...

An Action Plan for Dementia

10.5.1999 The Action Plan takes as its guiding principle the recognition of the individuality of the person with dementia and of his or her individual needs. This principle has informed and influenced the development of the plan. The needs and uniqueness ...

Play and Leisure Policy

Office of the First Minister and Deputy First Minister Child development The aim of the policy is to establish play within a policy framework that will place high value on play and leisure as an essential element in the development of children's live ...

Play and Leisure Implementation Plan

Office of the First Minister and Deputy First Minister child d] The Play and Leisure Implementation Plan aims to see a high value placed on play and improved play and leisure facilities for all children and young people in order to support their developme ...

Outdoor Recreation NI Operational Plan 2012- 2015

Outdoor Recreation NI Promoting physical activity and the environment Outdoor Recreation NI is a organisation which brings together all groups and bodies, which have an interest in, or involvement in outdoor recreation in Northern Ireland. The organisatio ...

Department of the Environment Planning Policy Statements

Department of the Environment (DoE) Development proposals Planning Policy Statements (PPS) contain policies on land-use and other planning matters, for example telecommunications or the built heritage, and apply to the whole of Northern Ireland. They set ...

First Steps Towards Sustainability: A Sustainable Development Strategy

Office of the First Minister and Deputy First Minister Sustainability This, the first ever Northern Ireland Sustainable Development Strategy, represents the first steps in establishing the focus for tackling the challenges ahead toward the long term objec ...

Outdoor Recreation Strategies

Sport Northern Ireland Promoting physical activity and the environment In March 2013 Sport NI launched ‘Our Great Outdoors- A Draft Outdoor Recreation Action Plan for Northern Ireland’. One of the actions contained within this plan was “to map current hub ...

Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine (DAFM) Policy on Open Access

Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine (DAFM) Open Access publishing The Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine(DAFM) plays a lead role in developing a strong, competitive and vibrant agri-food industry by supporting pre-commercial agricul ...

Road Safety Strategy 2013- 2020

Road Safety Authority (RSA) Road safety 124 road deaths and 330 serious injuries or lower by 2020 to ‘close the gap’ between Ireland and other best practice countries Longer 2013-2020 strategy will focus on serious injuries Conference opened by Siim Kalla ...

Putting Patients First: The NHS England Business Plan for 2013/14- 2015/16

National Health Service (NHS) England Putting Patients First: the NHS England business plan for 2013/14 – 2015/16 is a three year plan that will measure how health and care services are performing with a strong emphasis on making sure feedback from patien ...

Assessment of Reported Road Casualties Statistics

UK Statistics Authority Road safety The UK Statistics Authority are currently re-assessing Reported Road Casualties Statistics produced by the Department for Transport (DfT). They would like to hear from any current and potential users of these statistics ...

Galway City Strategy to Prevent and Reduce Alcohol-Related Harm 2013-2017: 2013 Action Plan

Galway alcohol strategy, Galway health cities forum Alcohol-related harm prevention This is the Action Plan for the Galway City Strategy to Prevent and Reduce Alcohol-Related Harm 2013-2017. This five-year strategy has been developed to prevent and reduce ...

A strategy to improve the lives of people with disabilities- 2012 to 2015

Northern Ireland Executive People with disabilities The Executive's strategy acknowledges that people with disabilities deserve to be treated equally alongside those without disabilities. This Strategy acknowledges that women and children especially ...

Count, Read: Succeed: A Strategy to Improve Outcomes in Literacy and Numeracy

Department of Education, Northern Ireland Education The vision of the Department of Education (DE) is “to ensure that every learner fulfils her or his full potential at each stage of their development.” Fulfilling this vision is underpinned by the emphasi ...