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Working Together for Health- A National Strategic Framework for Health and Social Care Workforce Planning

13.11.2017 Global and regional health workforce demand is expected to increase in the coming decades as a consequence of population and economic growth, combined with demographic, epidemiological and other factors. In this context, the European Commission ...

Framework for Preventing and Addressing Overweight and Obesity 2012- 2022- Progress Report on 2015- 19 outcomes (June 2016- June 2017)

This report outlines the current progress (June 2016 to June 2017) made under the current implementation[i], of the ten year obesity prevention framework A Fitter Future for All 2012–2022. 10.14655/11971-1152036 Department of Health (Northern Ireland) Gui ...

Syphilis infection in pregnancy (professional guidance 2018)

This document has been developed to advise health care professionals in Northern Ireland of their responsibilities in relation to the detection and management of syphilis infection in pregnant women and the management of their babies. The document is base ...

RISE: Working and learning together

This leaflet provides information on RISE NI (Regional Integrated Support for Education NI), which supports children in schools by working closely with parents and school staff to help children develop the foundation skills for learning. 10.14655/11971-11 ...

Evaluation of the SD1 and CRP processes in Northern Ireland as a response to suspected suicide

In April 2012, processes were introduced in Northern Ireland to closely monitor and respond to sudden deaths when possible suicide is suspected. Following these deaths, PSNI officers collect information on a Sudden Death form (SD1) which is passed to Heal ...

Active fun for everyone: improving physical activity in children and young people with a physical disability

This leaflet aims to encourage children and young people with physical disabilities to be more active. It explains why physical activity is important, highlights the recommendation that all children and young people get 60 minutes of activity every day, a ...

Helping you take control of your life: low threshold services

This leaflet explains how low threshold services can support people whose alcohol or drug use is causing them problems. It outlines what low threshold services are, who can access them, what support they can offer and how to contact them. Publish to PHW P ...

Needle and Syringe Exchange Scheme

The Needle and Syringe Exchange Scheme is a free, confidential service for people who inject drugs. It is designed to reduce the spread of blood borne viruses by providing free, sterile injecting equipment and by disposing of used equipment safely. The PD ...

Epidemiology of Tuberculosis in Northern Ireland, Annual Surveillance Report 2016

Publish to PHW Public to Repository 10.14655/11971-1146198 Public Health Agency Tuberculosis Fuel Poverty Chronic Conditions Obesity Health Inequalities Research and Evaluation Report ...

10 Years On: New Evidence on TV marketing and Junk Food Consumption Amongst 11-19 Year Olds 10 Years After Broadcast Regulations

Thomas C. Hooper L. Petty R. Thomas F. Rosenberg G. Vohra J. Obesity, Cancer, Marketing, Advertising, Diet This report examines the association between television marketing and diet. Specifically, it tests whether commercial television is linked to consum ...

Individual healthcare plan for Type 1 diabetes

This individual healthcare plan is intended to be completed by the Diabetes Specialist Nurse for any child or young person with Type 1 diabetes in a school or Early Years setting. It is recommended that the plan should be discussed and agreed annually bet ...

Breastfeeding campaign posters

These posters were developed to support the breastfeeding campaign which aims to support mums to breastfeed in public and promote the health benefits of breastfeeding. 10.14655/11971-1140627 Public Health Agency Child health These posters were developed t ...

Dementia campaign posters

These posters support the 'Still Me' dementia advertsing campaign.  10.14655/11971-1140626 Public Health Agency Mental health These posters support the 'Still Me' dementia advertsing campaign.  Fuel Poverty Chronic Conditions Obesity H ...

Help is at hand: support after someone may have died by suicide in Northern Ireland

The purpose of this booklet is to provide practical guidance and emotional support following a possible death by suicide. It considers the range of feelings and reactions that may be experienced following an unexpected death, and offers advice on how to c ...

Making obesity everybody's business: A whole systems approach to obesity

Local Government Association, Public Health England and the Association of Directors of Public Health Obesity, Overweight, weight Management, Children and Young People's Health Obesity is a complex problem with a large number of different but often i ...

Health at a Glance: Europe 2016

OECD Health indicator, Health system This fourth edition of Health at a Glance: Europe presents key indicators of health and health systems in the 28 EU countries, 5 candidate countries to the EU and 3 EFTA countries. This 2016 edition contains two main n ...

A 'Watershed' Moment- Why it's Prime Time to Protect Children from Junk Food Adverts

Obesity Health Alliance (OHA) Food and Drink Adverts, Child Health, Television Advertising, TV, Family Viewing, Fruit, Vegetables, Fast Food We have a childhood obesity epidemic with more than one in three children in England overweight or obese by the ti ...

A 'Watershed' Moment- Why it's Prime Time to Protect Children from Junk Food Adverts

Obesity Health Alliance (OHA) Food and Drink Adverts, Child Health, Television Advertising, TV, Family Viewing, Fruit, Vegetables, Fast Food We have a childhood obesity epidemic with more than one in three children in England overweight or obese by the ti ...

Sugary fizzy drinks /squashes by sex, age-group, and deprivation quintile 2015/16

This information has been produced from the health survey Northern Ireland and issued 10th January 2017. Publish to PHW Public to Repository 10.14655/11971-1135364 Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety (Northern Ireland) Statistical repo ...

What are the estimated costs of childhood overweight and obesity on the island of Ireland?

What are the estimated costs of childhood overweight and obesity on the island of Ireland? Date: November, 2017 ISBN: 978-1-905767-75-5 Downloads What are the estimated costs of childhood overweight and obesity on the island of Ireland?- report (PDF, 1.5M ...

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