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Stroke: Diagnosis and initial management of acute stroke and transient ischaemic attack (TIA)

National Collaborating Centre for Chronic Conditions Diagnosis and initial management of acute stroke and transient ischaemic attack (TIA) Diagnosis and initial management of acute stroke and transient ischaemic attack (TIA) The advice in the NICE guideli ...

Reducing young people's drinking

This series of Good Practice Guides is designed to share important information about health inequalities and some of the evidence-based measures that can be taken to reduce the stark differences in health and wellbeing within populations. The conditions i ...

Good Practice Guides: Reducing young people's drinking

Actions to tackle health inequalities demand the efforts of government, statutory organisations, and community, voluntary and private sectors. This Good Practice Guide to reducing young peopleâ?Ts drinking is one of a series designed to capture informatio ...

Guidelines for the safe administration of cytotoxic medical preparations in the treatment of patients with cancer

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Healthy Catering Guidelines For Staff and Visitors in Healthcare Facilities

21.3.2004 Click here to download PDF Department of Health (Ireland) health, population, ireland, government Click here to download PDF Guidance Other Guidance http://health.gov.ie/blog/publications/healthy-catering-guidelines-for-staff-and-visitors-in-hea ...

The Nursing and Midwifery Resource- Guidance for Best Practice on the Recruitment of Overseas Nurses and Midwives

10.12.2001 Guidance for Best Practice on the Recruitment of Overseas Nurses and Midwives is prepared specifically for employers. The document includes a set of principles which are fundamental to the development of a model of transcultural nursing and mid ...

Nutrition and dental health guidelines for professionals

Health Promotion Agency Nutrition guidelines for health care professionals to promote better oral health Published as a regional resource for the first time, this booklet provides current, agreed nutritional guidance relating to the promotion of oral heal ...

Promoting positive mental health at work: A guide for employers

Health Promotion Agency Policy to promote better mental health in the workplace This booklet is the latest in a series of short guides aimed at promoting health in the workplace. It outlines to employers the benefits of promoting mental health at work, ho ...

Quality, Risk and Customer Care, National Hospitals Office Cleaning Manual- Acute Hospitals

National Hospitals Office (NHO) To provide guidance for cleaning services in acute hospitals, and support the IHSAB Hygiene Assessment Process This manual has been developed by the National Hospitals Office as part of its remit under quality, risk and cus ...

Food and Nutrition Guidelines for Pre-School Services

21.3.2004 Click here to download PDF Department of Health (Ireland) Eating habits of children Click here to download PDF Obesity Guidance Other Guidance http://health.gov.ie/blog/publications/food-and-nutrition-guidelines-for-pre-school-services/ © Depart ...

A guide for the management of dual diagnosis for prisons.

10.14655/6841-4537 Department of Health, Great Britain Substance misuse, Prison, Mental Wellbeing Dual diagnosis, the co-extistence of mental health and substance misuse problems, has a higher prevalence in prisons than in the general community. This docu ...

A guide to working in partnership: employability provision for drug users.

10.14655/6841-4539 Scottish Executive. Substance Misuse Division. Effective Interventions Unit Rehabilitation, Employment, Drug users The aim of this guide is to identify the key principles of partnership working and to provide case study examples of how ...

A manual in quality standards in substance use education.

10.14655/6841-4546 Elaine Butler, Sinéad Smith, Conor Rowley & Rory Keane Drugs use, Education, Substance misuse, YOuth work A Manual in Quality Standards in Substance Use Education is published by The Drug Education Workers Forum (DEWF). The manual l ...

Guidelines for Hand Hygiene in Irish Health Care Settings

SARI Infection Control Subcommittee HYGIENE, INFECTION CONTROL Hand hygiene, often previously referred to as hand washing, is critical in the prevention of healthcare-associated infection by reducing the incidence of cross-infection. This is a simple meas ...

Guidelines for smallpox response and management in the post-eradication era (smallpox plan)

Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety (DHSSPS) IMMUNISATION, INFECTION CONTROL, PREVENTION, SMALLPOX There is no evidence of a specific threat of smallpox attack on the UK. However, it is sensible and prudent to ensure that the NHS can d ...

Measuring childhood obesity: 2nd Guidance to PCTs on data handling

This guidance covers issues of data transfer, handling, analysis and feedback to PCTs Department of Health Height and weight measurement of children This guidance to Primary Care Trusts on how to measure the height and weight of children aged between 4 an ...

National Visiting Guidance

Health Service Executive (HSE) INFECTION CONTROL, SAFETY, HOSPITAL, PATIENT All hospitals in Ireland welcome visitors. Visiting time is regarded as an important part of the patient’s day. However, the welfare of the patient must always be taken into consi ...

Implementation of the Protection of Life During Pregnancy Act 2013- Guidance Document for Health Professionals

19.9.2014 The guidance document has been developed to assist health professionals in operating the Act when providing care to pregnant women with life threatening conditions. This document has been prepared by the Department of Health in collaboration wit ...

CFPP 01-06: Decontamination of Flexible Endoscopes(PDF 2.9MB)

Operational management manual 10.14655/799178-806166 Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety Surgical equipment Operational management manual Guidance Other Guidance /sites/default/files/documents/10.14655-799178-806166.pdf © Department of ...

Breaking Bad News... Regional Guidelines (PDF 270 KB)

Developed from Partnerships in Caring (2000) 10.14655/799178-801040 Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety Health service Developed from Partnerships in Caring (2000) Guidance Other Guidance /sites/default/files/documents/10.14655-799178- ...