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Minimum nutritional standards for catering in health and social care

Minimum nutritional standards for catering in health and social care Date: June, 2017 Downloads Minimum nutritional standards for catering in health and social care (PDF, 4MB) Introduction Evidence has shown that a healthy balanced diet with adequate amou ...

Evaluation of the Community Food Initiative Programme 2013- 2015

Evaluation of the Community Food Initiative Programme 2013â?"2015 Date: August, 2017 ISBN: 978-1-905767-73-1 Downloads Evaluation of the Community Food Initiative Programme 2013–2015 (PDF, 2MB) Evaluation of the Community Food Initiative Programme 20 ...

PHA Annual report and accounts 2016-2017

The Public Health Agency Annual report 2016Â-2017 provides background information about the PHA, highlights the achievements during the 2016Â-2017 financial year and provides an overview of work undertaken in priority areas within each directorate of the ...

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. 10.14655/11971-1102476 Department of Health (Northern Ireland) Statistical reports, DoH statistics and research, Department of Health commissioned sur ...

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

This report outlines the current progress (June 2015 to June 2016) made under the current implementation[i], of the ten year obesity prevention framework A Fitter Future for All 2012–2022.   10.14655/11971-1102439 Department of Health (Northern Ireland) C ...

Tables from health survey Northern Ireland

Tables outlining: adult and child BMI levels, the foods people eat on most days of the week and fruit & vegetable intake, the amount of physical activity undertaken per week and sedentary behaviour, knowledge & awareness of sexual health issues, i ...

Urban Green Space Interventions and Health: A Review of Impacts and Effectivness

World Health Organization (WHO) Urban Health, Cities, Environment, Spoace, Obesity, Cardiovascular Health, Well-being, Equity Interventions on green space in urban settings can help address public health issues related to obesity, cardiovascular effects, ...

Design and preliminary analysis of a vaginal inserter for speculum-free cervical cancer screening

Objective Cervical cancer screening usually requires use of a speculum to provide a clear view of the cervix. The speculum is one potential barrier to screening due to fear of pain, discomfort and embarrassment. The aim of this paper is to present and dem ...

Clinical relevance of thrombocytosis in primary care: a prospective cohort study of cancer incidence using English electronic medical records and cancer registry data

Background Thrombocytosis (raised platelet count) is an emerging risk marker of cancer, but the association has not been fully explored in a primary care context. Aim To examine the incidence of cancer in a cohort of patients with thrombocytosis, to deter ...

Adult Weight Management: Guidance for Commissioners and Providers

Public Health England (PHE) Weight, Overweight, Weight management, Obese, Diet This guide supports commissioners and providers of tier 2 adult weight management services, including: local authorities (LAs) clinical commissioning groups (CCGs) NHS institut ...

Trends in health behaviours, health outcomes and contextual factors between 1998-2014: findings from the Irish health behaviour in school-aged children study.

This report provides us with a very important picture of the trends in the health behaviours of school-aged children. It describes the self-reported health status for children in Ireland over time in relation to key indicators: health behaviours (eg smoki ...

Allied Health Professions: Who we are and what we do

This booklet provides a brief overview of Allied Health Professionals (AHPs) and the services they provide to the public. Allied Health Professions are a diverse workforce who deliver high-quality care to patients and service users across a wide range of ...

Weigh to a healthy pregnancy

This leaflet was developed by the PHA to introduce the Weigh to a health pregnancy programme, a weight management programme for pregnant women with a BMI of 40 and over. The programme offers extra support from midwives, dietitian and physiotherapist with ...

Physical activity infographics

A new tool has been distributed to GPs to help highlight the importance of physical activity. Consisting of three infographics covering the age groups 0-5 years, 5-18 years, and adults and older people, it is designed to encourage health professionals to ...

Cumulative risk of breast cancer screening outcomes according to the presence of previous benign breast disease and family history of breast cancer: supporting personalised screening

Background: Our aim was to assess the cumulative risk of false-positive screening results, screen-detected cancer, and interval breast cancer in mammography screening among women with and without a previous benign breast disease and a family history of br ...

Comparison of general obesity and measures of body fat distribution in older adults in relation to cancer risk: meta-analysis of individual participant data of seven prospective cohorts in Europe

We evaluated the associations of anthropometric indicators of general obesity (body mass index, BMI), an established risk factor of various cancer, and body fat distribution (waist circumference, WC; hip circumference, HC; and waist-to-hip ratio, WHR), wh ...

Clinical relevance of thrombocytosis in primary care: a prospective cohort study of cancer incidence using English electronic medical records and cancer registry data

Background Thrombocytosis (raised platelet count) is an emerging risk marker of cancer, but the association has not been fully explored in a primary care context. Aim To examine the incidence of cancer in a cohort of patients with thrombocytosis, to deter ...

Connswater Community Greenway

Connswater Community Greenway Recreation, Physical Activity The Connswater Community Greenway is a £40 million investment in East Belfast. The project has been developed by the East Belfast Partnership and is being delivered by Belfast City Council. It is ...

Connswater Community Greenway Research Findings

Connswater Community Greenway Recreation, Physical Activity The Connswater Community Greenway is a £40 million investment in East Belfast. The project has been developed by the East Belfast Partnership and is being delivered by Belfast City Council. It is ...

Connswater Community Greenway Reports (2011 &2012)

Connswater Community Greenway Recreation, Physical Activity The Connswater Community Greenway is a £40 million investment in East Belfast. The project has been developed by the East Belfast Partnership and is being delivered by Belfast City Council. It is ...

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