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Breastfeeding still best feeding: the Northern Area Health Board and the Rotunda hospital breastfeeding policy and practice guidelines

Northern Area Health Board BREASTFEEDING, NUTRITION The benefits of breastfeeding are well recognised. It is recommended that more mothers breastfeed because breastfeeding provides health benefits for both baby and mother and is important in the bonding p ...

Breastfeeding Strategy for Northern Ireland

Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety, Northern Ireland BREASTFEEDING (INFANT), BREASTFEEDING (MOTHER), HEALTH PROMOTION, INFANT NUTRITION, MOTHER This document sets out the aims and objectives of the Government to promote and support br ...

Consultation on Draft HIQA Corporate Plan 2013- 2015

Health Information and Quality Authority (HIQA) Health Information, Quality Authority, Corporate Plan The draft Plan includes the organisational priorities and strategic objectives of the Authority for 2013 to 2015. Feedback can be gioven through an onlin ...

Consultation on Vehicle Modifications

Road Safety Authority Vehicle modifications, Environmental performance As part of its efforts to improve the standard and roadworthiness of Irish vehicles, the Road Safety Authority (RSA) has launched a public consultation on Vehicle Modifications. The RS ...

Draft Programme for Government 2011- 2015: Building a Better Future

Office of the First Minister and Deputy First Minister, Northern Ireland Sustainable economy, Social recovery The draft Programme for Government is a visible commitment by the Executive to work through the issues which we all face and to provide the groun ...

Early Years Strategy

Department of Education Northern Ireland (DENI) Children, Quality of services On 25 June 2010 the former Education Minister Caitríona Ruane, launched the consultation process of the draft Early Years (0-6) Strategy. The consultation period was extended un ...

Eating and Health: A Food and Nutrition Strategy for Northern Ireland

Health Promotion Agency (HPA) DIET, EATING HABIT, EDUCATION, FOOD, HEALTH POLICY, NUTRITION This strategy builds upon the broad nutritional targets identified in the Regional Strategy for the Northern Ireland Health and Personal Social Services (1992-1997 ...

Ecoli- Northern Ireland Strategy for the Surveillance, Prevention and Control of E. coli O157

Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety (DHSSPS) FOOD SAFETY, HYGIENE, INFECTION CONTROL Escherichia coli (E. coli) is a type of bacteria which has many different strains. Some of these strains live harmlessly in the gastrointestinal tract ...

Emergency Planning: Avian Influenza

Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety (DHSSPS) INFECTION CONTROL, INFECTION CONTROL, SAFETY, AVIAN INFLUENZA- Staff Household Guidance (September 2008) (PDF 18 KB)- Avian Influenza Lithuanian (September 2008) (PDF 35 KB- Avian Influenza ...

Fit and well: Changing Lives- 2012- 2022

Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety (DHSSPSNI) Strategic Framework, Consultation Document, Health equity This document proposes an updated Strategic Direction for Public Health for the next ten years, bringing together actions at gover ...

Food in Schools Policy

Department of Education and the Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety Food, Nutrition, Guideline, School Following public consultation, the Department of Education and the Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety have publ ...

Further Education Means Business: A Programme for Implementation

Department of Education, Northern Ireland Education, Training The Northern Ireland Economic Vision and the Department for Employment and Learning’s Skills Strategy, both emphasise that increasing skill levels and improving participation in education and t ...

Health and Wellbeing: Into the Next Millennium (1997-2002)

Department of Health and Social Services LIFESTYLE, MENTAL HEALTH, PHYSICAL ACTIVITY, SOCIAL EXCLUSION, WELLBEING This strategy describes the vision of the Department of Health and Social Services for how its work should be taken forward over the five yea ...

Healthy Food for All: Strategic Plan 2014- 2016

Healthy Food for All (HFfA) Access, Health information. Food poverty Healthy Food for All exists to end food poverty across the island of Ireland: working with local communities from West Cork to Antrim, it is exploring and documenting what works to promo ...

HSE South Regional Service Plan 2013

Health Service Executive (HSE) Health services The HSE South has published its Regional Service Plan (RSP) which sets out the type and volume of service the HSE South will provide directly, or through a range of funded agencies, to people across the regio ...

HSE Dublin Mid-Leinster Regional Service Plan 2013

Health Service Executive (HSE) Health services The HSE has published its Regional Service Plan (RSP) which sets out the type and volume of service the HSE will provide directly, or through a range of funded agencies, to people across the region during 201 ...

HSE West Regional Service Plan 2013

Health Service Executive (HSE) Health services The HSE has published its Regional Service Plan (RSP) which sets out the type and volume of service the HSE will provide directly, or through a range of funded agencies, to people across the region during 201 ...

HSE Dublin North East Regional Service Plan 2013

Health Service Executive (HSE) Health services The HSE has published its Regional Service Plan (RSP) which sets out the type and volume of service the HSE will provide directly, or through a range of funded agencies, to people across the region during 201 ...

Including the Homeless

Department for Social Development, Northern Ireland Social inclusion, Homeless people, At risk people The Strategy aims to encourage a very wide range of bodies to do their best to make sure that homeless people are not excluded from the life of the commu ...

Infection Prevention and Control Building: Guidelines for Acute Hospitals in Ireland

Strategy for the control of Antimicrobial Resistance in Ireland (SARI) National Committee INFECTION CONTROL, PREVENTION The Health Services Executive (HSE) Healthcare-Associated Infection (HCAI) Governance Committee requested the Strategy for the control ...