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Eating for Health: A Food and Health Action Plan for the South East

The SE FAHAP provides a framework for the direction of food related health work in the region. The strategy gives a national, regional and local policy context. It sets out objectives and actions to bring about change in the habits of consumers and in the ...

Preparing for Global Climate Change: An Adaptation Plan for the FCO

Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) Climate change This plan sets out how the FCO intends to work to identify and manage the key short and long term risks to its Departmental Strategic Objectives (DSOs) as a result of the global impacts of climate chang ...

Play Here, Play There, Play Everywhere

Dublin City Council Child development and child health The ‘Dublin City Play Plan’ promotes inclusive play and urges those responsible for providing play and/or services for children to adapt a multi-disciplinary approach. This is an initiative of the Dub ...

Public Service Agreement 2010- 2014 (Croke Park Agreement): Departmental Action Plan

10.3.2011 Public Service Agreement 2010 – 2014 (Croke Park Agreement): Departmental Action Plan Click here to download PDF 33KB Department of Health (Ireland) Health Service reforms Public Service Agreement 2010 – 2014 (Croke Park Agreement): Departmental ...

Strategic Framework for Role Expansion of Nurses and Midwives: Promoting Quality Patient Care

10.3.2011 Strategic Framework for Role Expansion of Nurses and Midwives: Promoting Quality Patient Care This strategic document sets policy direction for the enhancement of nursing and midwifery roles. It builds on the achievements of the past ten years f ...

Revised Consolidated Salary Scales for New Entrants effective from 1 January 2011

10.3.2011 Revised Consolidated Salary Scales for New Entrants effective from 1 January 2011 Click here to download PDF 5.65MB Department of Health (Ireland) Public service sector salaries Revised Consolidated Salary Scales for New Entrants effective from ...

Cancer services in Ireland: A National Strategy

10.11.1996 The aim of this Cancer Strategy has been to review the existing range of preventive, treatment and palliative services relating to cancer in Ireland, and to set out the Ministerâ?Ts plans for their further development and improvement. This has ...

Adding Years to Life and Life to Years- A Health Promotion Strategy for Older People in Ireland

10.6.1998 This Health Strategy points to the need for promoting healthy ageing in conjunction with the then National Council for Elderly – a goal which was re-iterated in the 1995 Health Promotion Strategy, in which older people were identified as a prior ...

Working for Health and Wellbeing: Strategy Statement 1998-2001

10.6.1998 This Strategy Statement takes account of the changes and developments which have occurred since the publication of the last Statement and in particular reflects the policies set out in the new Programme for Government, An Action Programme for th ...

National Children's Strategy

20.11.2000 The Strategy sets out an ambitious series of objectives to guide childrenâ?Ts policy over the next ten years. It sets out a common vision to work towards. It identifies six principles to guide all actions to be taken and it proposes a more holi ...

National Drugs Strategy 2001- 2008

10.6.2001 In April 2000, the Cabinet Committee on Social Inclusion requested that a review of the current national drugs strategy be undertaken. The overall objective of the review was to identify any gaps or deficiencies in the existing strategy and to d ...

Child Care (Pre School Services) Regulations 1996 and Child Care (Pre School Services) (Amendment) Regulations 1997

20.6.1997 The purpose of this Guide is to offer guidance on the Child Care (Pre- School Services) Regulations, 1996. It is written for persons charged with responsibility for implementing the legislation and for anyone affected by its provisions, in parti ...

Department of Health Consolidated Salary Scales December 2004

21.3.2004 Click here to download PDF Department of Health (Ireland) Public service sector salaries Click here to download PDF Policy Policies, Strategies & Action plans http://health.gov.ie/blog/publications/department-of-health-consolidated-salary-sc ...

Statutory Registration for Health and Social Professionals

10.10.2000 The Department of Health and Children has committed itself to introducing legislation to provide for the statutory registration of certain health and social care professionals. Against this background, the Department held a series of workshops ...

An Action Plan for Dementia

10.5.1999 The Action Plan takes as its guiding principle the recognition of the individuality of the person with dementia and of his or her individual needs. This principle has informed and influenced the development of the plan. The needs and uniqueness ...

Outdoor Recreation NI Operational Plan 2012- 2015

Outdoor Recreation NI Promoting physical activity and the environment Outdoor Recreation NI is a organisation which brings together all groups and bodies, which have an interest in, or involvement in outdoor recreation in Northern Ireland. The organisatio ...

Putting Patients First: The NHS England Business Plan for 2013/14- 2015/16

National Health Service (NHS) England Putting Patients First: the NHS England business plan for 2013/14 – 2015/16 is a three year plan that will measure how health and care services are performing with a strong emphasis on making sure feedback from patien ...

Essential Skills for Living Strategy and Action Plan

Department for Education and Learning, Northern Ireland Adult literacy This paper sets out the framework and actions for a Strategy to improve the essential skills of literacy and numeracy in Northern Ireland. These skills are defined as “ the ability to ...

Homeless Strategy National Implementation Plan

Department of the Environment, Heritage and Local Government Homelessness Implementation of the Homeless Strategy will be carried out primarily through the local homeless action plan process. These will be put on a statutory basis through the Housing (Mis ...

Northern Ireland Contingency Plan for Health Response for an Influenza Pandemic

Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety (DHSSPS) Guidance to assist pandemic planning in acute hospitals, maternity services, mental health services, social care, Northern Ireland Ambulance Service and dental practitioners. This document d ...