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IPH response to consultation on Dublin City Council’s Speed Limit Review, 2016

10.14655/749069-1022698 Institute of Public Health in Ireland (IPH) Speed, Speeding, Speed Limit, Cycling, Bicycle Strategy, Travel IPH has been actively engaged in research and policy development relating to the interface between health, travel and the b ...

IPH response to Committee of Advertising Practice (CAP) consultation on food and soft drink advertising to children via non-broadcast media

10.14655/749069-1022701 Institute of Public Health in Ireland (IPH) Advertisment, Advertising, Food, Soft Drink, Media, Child Health, Obesity, Overweight, Weight Management The Committee of Advertising Practice (CAP) in the UK invited submissions to a con ...

IPH response on Diabetes Strategic Framework Consultation

10.14655/749069-1022702 Institute of Public Health in Ireland (IPH) Obesity, Overweight, Child Health, Diabetes IPH submitted views on the  Diabetes Strategic Framework Consultation in Northern Ireland  in May 2016. In Northern Ireland there are 85,000 ad ...

IPH response to Guidelines for Wellbeing in Junior Cycle

10.14655/749069-1022703 Institute of Public Health in Ireland (IPH) Examination, Exam, Education, Wellbeing, Stress, Child Health In the Republic of Ireland a new Junior Cycle curriculum is under development. This includes a new Wellbeing component. This ...

IPH response to the Regulations to tackle drink driving in Northern Ireland

10.14655/749069-1022704 Institute of Public Health in Ireland (IPH) Alcohol Consumption, Drink Driving, Road Traffic, Accident New provisions to tackle the harm caused by drink driving in Northern Ireland were included in the Road Traffic (Amendment) Bill ...

IPH response consultation on Draft Annual Indicators for the Monitoring and Evaluation of the ‘Active Ageing Strategy 2016- 2021’

10.14655/749069-1022706 Institute of Public Health in Ireland (IPH) Ageing, Older People Overarching comments on indicators for the Active Ageing Strategy · The outcome indicators document would benefit from being clearly aligned to the vision, purpose, a ...

IPH Response to the Health risks from alcohol: new guidelines consultation

10.14655/749069-1022707 Institute of Public Health in Ireland (IPH) Alcohol Consumption, Drinking Pattern, Harm The UK Chief Medical Officers commissioned an expert group to consider whether previous alcohol guidelines should be updated. The group reviewe ...

IPH response to the UK Policy Framework for Health and Social Care Research

10.14655/749069-1022708 Institute of Public Health in Ireland (IPH) Health Care, Social Care, Research, Social Services The Health Research Authority and devolved administrations are developing a new UK Policy Framework for Health and Social Care Research ...

IPH response to DOE pre-consultation on need for NI Climate Change Bill

10.14655/749069-1022740 Institute of Public Health in Ireland (IPH) Climate Change, Pollution, Environment The Department of Environment (NI) recently sought views on the need for a Northern Ireland Climate Change Bill. IPH has a keen interest in the effe ...

IPH response to the Review of the Public Health Act (Northern Ireland) 1967 Consultation

10.14655/749069-1022711 Institute of Public Health in Ireland (IPH) Public Health Legislation, Population Health, Communicable Disease, Non-communicable Disease The Public Health Act (Northern Ireland) 1967 has not been updated in any significant respect ...

IPH response to 'Supporting the best start in life' Infant Mental Health Framework and Action Plan 2015-2018 Consultation

10.14655/749069-1022712 Institute of Public Health in Ireland (IPH) Infant Health, Child Health, Mental Health The Infant Mental Health Framework and Action Plan represents a committment to improve interventions from the ante-natal period through to child ...

Submission to the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Health and Children on the Heads of the Public Health (Alcohol) Bill 2015

10.14655/749069-1022713 Institute of Public Health in Ireland (IPH) Alcohol, Regulatory Measures, Alcohol-related Harm IPH welcomes the opportunity to comment on Heads of the Public Health (Alcohol) Bill. International evidence supports these regulatory m ...

IPH responded to a draft consultation- Research for Better Health and Social Care: A Strategy for Health and Social Care Research and Development in Northern Ireland

10.14655/749069-1022715 Institute of Public Health in Ireland (IPH) Health Care, Social Care, Research, Evaluation In September 2014 the Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety sought views on a Strategy for Health and Social Care Research ...

The Northern Ireland Implementation Plan for Rare Diseases

This Northern Ireland Rare Diseases Implementation Plan sets out the commitment of the Department, the Health and Social Care sector, the voluntary sector, and education and research stakeholders to address the needs of people living with the impact of a ...

HSC consent for hospital postmortem examination regional policy

This document has been developed to standardise policy and practice regarding consent for hospital post-mortem (PM) examination across all HSC Trusts. It defines accountability for trusts to ensure they meet their responsibilities for obtaining valid cons ...

Proposed regulation of Counsellors and Psychotherapists under the Health and Social Care Professionals Act 2005: Public Consultation Submissions invited

31.8.2016 The Minister for Health, Mr Simon Harris TD, in accordance with section 4(2)(b) of the  Health and Social Care Professionals Act 2005, wishes to give  interested persons, organisations and other bodies an opportunity to make representations to ...

Connecting for Life: Ireland's National Strategy to Reduce Suicide 2015-2020

24.6.2015 Connecting for Life is Irelandâ?Ts National Strategy to reduce suicide (2015-2020). The development of the strategy was a collaborative and inclusive process. Some of the most important contributions to the development of â?~Connecting for Lifeâ ...

HTM 07-02 Environment & Sustainability Part A Policy and Management (PDF 2945kb)

HTM 07-02 Environment & Sustainability Part A Policy and Management 10.14655/11971-881265 Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety health, population, northern ireland, government, Health and Safety External Guidance HTM 07-02 Environme ...

IPH response to consultation on 'Towards a Childcare Strategy' (Northern Ireland)

10.14655/20130001 Institute of Public Health in Ireland (IPH) Child health The remit of the Institute of Public Health in Ireland (IPH) is to promote cooperation for public health between Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland in the areas of resear ...

IPH response to the HIQA consultation on the National Demographic Dataset and Guidance for use in health and social care settings in Ireland

10.14655/20130002 Institute of Public Health in Ireland (IPH) Demographic dataset The remit of the Institute of Public Health in Ireland (IPH) is to promote cooperation for public health between Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland in the areas of ...