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Investing for Health

Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety (DHSSPSNI) Life expectancy The Northern Ireland public health strategy ‘ Investing for Health ’, was published in 2002. The Strategy contains a framework for action which is based on multi-sectoral p ...

Lifetime Opportunities

Office of the First Minister and Deputy First Minister, Northern Ireland EDUCATION, POLICY, POVERTY, SOCIAL EXCLUSION, SOCIOECONOMIC FACTORS Lifetime Opportunities is the government's Anti-Poverty and Social Inclusion Strategy for Northern Ireland. I ...

Living With Long Term Conditions: A Policy Framework

Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety (DHSSPSNI) Long term conditions, Adult, Services "Living with Long Term Conditions – A Policy Framework" has been developed to provide a strategic driver for the reform and modernisation of ...

Making it Better...A Strategy for Pharmacy in the Community

Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety (DHSSPSNI) Community pharmaceutical services, Primary care Pharmacists working in the community environment are distinctive in that they: • Regularly come into contact with healthy people as well as ...

National Drugs Strategy 2009- 2016: Progress Report to End 2013

Depatment of Health Drugs misuse The National Drugs Strategy 2009-16 is based upon a co-ordinated approach across the full range of Government Departments and Agencies involved in delivering drugs policy. The overall objective of the Strategy is to tackle ...

New Strategic Direction for Alcohol and Drugs (NSDAD) 2006- 2011

Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety (DHSSPSNI) Alcohol, Drug misuse Alcohol and drug misuse together cost Northern Ireland society hundreds of millions of pounds a year, and causes undoubted misery to many individuals, families and com ...

National Service Plan 2013

Health Service Executive (HSE) Healt Service, Medical Card, Drugs, Budget, Acute Hospital Service The HSE National Service Plan 2013 has been published following approval by the Minister for Health; Dr James Reilly T.D. The Service Plan sets out the type ...

Policy for annual leave/ leave of absence cover for the Local Supervising Authority Midwifery Officer (LSAMO)

This guideline relating to cover for the absence of the LSAMO for annual leave covers the period from 2012-2015.The policy sets out the arrangements to be put in place for cover for the LSAMO role and the contact details. Public Health Agency Annual leave ...

A Healthier Future: A Strategic Framework for Respiratory Conditions

10.14655/799178-4542 Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety (DHSSPS) Framework for the prevention of respiratory disease In Northern Ireland in 2002-03, there were almost 30,000 admissions to hospital for respiratory conditions utilizing ...

Sugar-Sweetened Drinks Tax

Department of Finance (RoI) Sugar sweetened drinks, Taxation, Levy, Child obesity, Obesity, Policy The Minister for Finance, Michael Noonan TD, invites interested parties to make submissions in relation to a tax on the production and importation of sugar- ...

'Education for Sustainability'- The National Strategy on Education for Sustainable Development in Ireland, 2014-2020

National Strategy on Education for Sustainable Development in Ireland, 2014-2020. Provided by the Department of Education and Skills, Ireland. 10.14655/6744-949570 Department of Education and Skills, Curriculum and Assessment Policy Sustainable Developmen ...

National Youth Work Development Plan 2003-2007

National Youth Work Development Plan 2003-2007. Provided by the Department of Education and Skills, Ireland. 10.14655/6744-949571 Department of Education and Skills, Youth Affairs Section Youth, ETB Irish society today is dramatically different from the o ...

Review of Ireland's International Education Strategy 2013- consultation Paper

Public Consultation Review of the International Education Strategy. Provided by the Department of Education and Skills, Ireland. 10.14655/6744-949577 Department of Education and skills, International Section Further Education, Higher Education Investing i ...

IPH response to Office of the First Minister and Deputy First Minister 'Active Ageing Strategy 2014-2020' Consultation

10.14655/749069-817616 Institute of Public Health in Ireland (IPH) Ageing, Physical Activity, Older People Active ageing has been identified as a priority by the World Health Organization and there is now widespread consensus that measures to ensure older ...

A Healthy Weight for Ireland: Obesity Policy and Action Plan 2016 – 2025

Department of Health (RoI) Obesity, Overweight, Healthy eating, Eating Habits, Physical activity, Exercise This Obesity Policy and Action Plan is the result of the Government’s desire to assist its people to achieve better health and in particular to redu ...

Digital Strategy for Schools 2015- 2020

Digital Strategy for Schools 2015- 2020. Provided by the Department of Education and Skills, Ireland. 10.14655/6744-949529 Department of Education and Skills, ICT Policy Unit Primary Education, Post Primary Education, Science, Technology Among the key poi ...

Education Strategy for the Children Detention School Service September 2010-2013

Education Strategy for the Children Detention School Service September 2010-2013. Provided by the Department of Education and Skills, Ireland. 10.14655/6744-949532 Department of Education and Skills, High Support Special Schools Education, Setention Scope ...

Further Education and Training Strategy 2014-2019

Further Education and Training Strategy 2014-2019. Provided by the Department of Education and Skills, Ireland. 10.14655/6744-949538 Department of Education and Skills, Activation Policy Unit Further Education, Higher Education, Training he first ever str ...

General Scheme of a Further Education and Training Authority (SOLAS) Bill 2012

General Scheme of a Further Education and Training Authority (SOLAS) Bill 2012. Provided by the Department of Education and Skills, Ireland. 10.14655/6744-949539 Department of Education and Skills, Central Policy Unit Further Education, Higher Education G ...

ICT Skills Action Plan 2014-2018

ICT Skills Action Plan 2014-2018. Provided by the Department of Education and Skills, Ireland. 10.14655/6744-949545 Higher Education- Policy and Skills Section Further Education,Higher Education, Technology, Communication In January 2012, in a direct resp ...