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Dementia and sight loss

This leaflet has useful information on sight loss for anyone with a dementia.You may also find this leaflet helpful if you are caring forsomeone with a dementia.  Publish to PHW Public to Repository Public Health Agency Mental Health This leaflet has usef ...

A Picture of Health

This report outlines the key findings of the recent health needs assessment carried out across Northern Ireland. The aim of the study was to provide baseline information on the health needs, barriers to accessing current services, and the care pathways th ...

Report on the Regional Choking Review Analysis- thematic review

The Regional Serious Adverse Incident (SAI) group identified the need for a review of Adult SAIs and Adverse Incidents (AIs) relating to choking on food, to inform future regional safety work. The aim was to identify recurring themes, consider regional le ...

Report on the Newborn Screening Card Archive Forum

31.1.2017 The Department of Health hosted the Newborn Screening Card Archive Forum on 27 October 2016, with the aim of providing participants from a broad range of areas with the opportunity to engage in deliberative dialogue with international experts re ...

Commission of Investigation (Certain matter relative to a disability service in the South East and related matters)

7.3.2017 The establishment of the Commission of Investigation is subject to the approval of the Oireachtas. Draft Terms of Reference – Commission of Investigation (Certain matters relative to a disability service in the South East and related matters) Com ...

Commission of Investigation (Certain matters relative to a disability service in the South East and related matters) UPDATED

9.3.2017 DRAFT Terms of Reference – Commission of Investigation (Certain matters relative to a disability service in the South East and related matters) UPDATED Commission of Investigation Terms of Reference (FINAL) is now available 10.14655/11971-115209 ...

Tobacco Free Ireland Annual Report 2015

15.3.2017 Tobacco Free Ireland, the report of the Tobacco Policy Review Group, was endorsed by Government, and published in October 2013. It builds on existing tobacco control policies and legislation already in place in this country, and sets a target fo ...

Terms of Reference- Commission of Investigation (Certain matters relative to a disability service in the South East and related matters)

30.3.2017 Section 4 (b) of S.I. No. 96 of 2017 – Commission of Investigation (Certain matters relative to a disability service in the South East and related matters) Order 2017 – authorises the Minister for Health to set the Commissionâ?Ts terms of refere ...

National Cancer Strategy 2017-2026

5.7.2017 This National Cancer Strategy 2017-2026 aims to meet the needs of cancer patients in Ireland for the next decade. Rapid advances have been made in cancer diagnostics and treatments. The objective is to ensure that cancer services respond to both ...

Healthy Ireland Survey 2017

24.10.2017   This report provides an overview of results from the third wave of the Healthy Ireland Survey, an annual interviewer administered face-to-face survey commissioned by the Department of Health. Survey data play a number of roles, including supp ...

Research Programme in Healthcare Reform

25.10.2017 The Department of Health funds the Research Programme in Healthcare Reform with the ESRI. The Programme is a multi-annual research programme to undertake research in health economics and policy which contributes to the evidence base needed for ...

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 ...

Interim Report of The Commission of Investigation (Certain matters relative to a disability service in the South East and related matters)

17.11.2017 The Commission of Investigation (Certain matters relative to a disability service in the South East and related matters) was established on 21st March 2017. The terms of reference of the Commission are available to view on our website Part II ...

2016 Annual Report on the Tobacco Free Ireland Action Plan.

23.11.2017 Tobacco Free Ireland, the report of the Tobacco Policy Review Group, was endorsed by Government, and published in October 2013. It builds on existing tobacco control policies and legislation already in place in this country, and sets a target f ...

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 ...

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