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Regulations restricting smoking in private vehicles when children are present

Department of Health (NI) Smoking, Smokinjg cessation, Smoking restrictions, Passive smoke, Vehicle, Child health Views are being sought on draft regulations to restrict smoking in private vehicles carrying children. We would encourage you to respond via ...

National Men's Health Action Plan [Healthy Ireland- Men HI-M (2017-2021)]

Men's Health Forum in Ireland (MHFI) Men's health, Gender-specific strategy, Life expectancy, Mortality, Health inequalities, Community engagement, Sustainability, Partnership, Capacity building Ireland became the first country in the world to p ...

IPH response to the Draft Programme for Government 2016-2021

10.14655/749069-1022700 Institute of Public Health in Ireland (IPH) Disadvantaged Communities, Health Outcomes, Government Policy, Health Equity, Service Delivery This Programme for Government Framework is a new approach which focuses on the major societa ...

Improving Health within Criminal Justice- IPH response

10.14655/749069-1022699 Institute of Public Health in Ireland (IPH) Crime, Criminal Justice, Health Inequality, Social Services IPH welcomed the draft strategy and action plan from DHSSPS and the Department of Justice  Improving Health within Criminal Jus ...

Consultation on 'Co-operating to safeguard children and young people in Northern Ireland'

10.14655/799178-869144 Department of Health, social Services and Public Safety (DHSSPS) Children, Young people, Wellbeing, Safety This draft policy has been updated to reflect changes in structures and legislation. The draft policy outlines how communitie ...

Improving young people’s health and wellbeing: a framework for public health

10.14655/743983-833241 Public Health England Young people's health The Framework has been developed as a resource to enable local areas in the delivery of their public health role for young people. It poses questions for councillors, health and wellb ...

Response to the publication of 'Lifetime opportunities'- Government's anti-poverty and social inclusion strategy for Northern Ireland

10.14655/749069-817616 Institute of Public Health in Ireland (IPH) Poverty, Social exclusion The Institute of Public Health in Ireland welcomes the publication of Lifetime Opportunities government’s anti-poverty and social inclusion strategy for Northern ...

Equality Implications of Policies (PDF 192KB)

Consultation Paper 10.14655/799178-801367 Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety Inequality scheme The Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety (DHSSPS), in response to the statutory equality obligations placed on it by the ...

Statutory Equality Agenda Information Base for DHSSPS and HPSS (PDF 25 KB)

Revised Action Plan 10.14655/799178-801334 Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety Equality duties This draft Action Plan: Briefly outlines eleven broad sets of actions to identify and address the information that is required to meet the s ...

Equality Implications of HSSPS Polices

Second Stage Consultation Paper 10.14655/799178-801333 Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety Health promotion The overall objective of the Health, Social Services and Public Safety (HSSPS) family is to promote and improve the health, soc ...

Equality Impact Assessments- Oral Health Strategy- General Dental Services- May 2001 (PDF 72KB)

Preliminary Consultation 10.14655/799178-801327 Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety Oral health In 1998, a new law came into force in Northern Ireland – the Northern Ireland Act 1998. Section 75 of the Act places a legal obligation on ...

Equality Programme for Health, Social Services and Public Safety (PDF 181KB)

Annual Consultation Paper 2003- 2005 10.14655/799178-801051 Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety Annual Consultation Paper The Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety (HSSPS), like all public authorities, is required und ...

Equality Project Brief (PDF 54 KB)

A Strategy and Action Plan to Address Inequalities and Promote Human Rights 10.14655/799178-800836 Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety Human rights Section 75 of the Northern Ireland Act 1998 requires each public authority, in carrying ...

View of Clinical Genetic Services in Northern Ireland- Equality Impact Assessment (PDF 306 KB)

Public Consultation on the Future Development of Clinical Genetic Services- Part II (Equality Impact Assessment) Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety Genetics Public Consultation on the Future Development of Clinical Genetic Services- P ...

Healthy Ireland- A Framework for Improved Health and Wellbeing 2013- 2025

3.6.2013 Framework for Improved Health and Wellbeing Click here to download PDF 4.72MB Healthy Ireland is a new national framework for action to improve the health and wellbeing of our country over the coming generation. Based on international evidence, i ...

eHealth Strategy for Ireland

7.6.2013 eHealth Strategy for Ireland The purpose of the strategy is to provide an outline of eHealth and demonstrate how the individual citizen, the Irish healthcare delivery systems – both public and private – and the economy as a whole will benefit fro ...

Tackling Chronic Disease- A Policy Framework for the Management of Chronic Diseases

24.6.2008 Tackling Chronic Disease – A Policy Framework for the Management of Chronic Diseases Chronic diseases are recognised as a major health challenge. In the healthcare system, they represent the major component of service activity and expenditure, a ...

Better Outcomes, Brighter Futures: The National Policy Framework for Children and Young People 2014- 2020 (Briefing Note)

Department of Children and Youth Affairs Child health Frances Fitzgerald TD, Minister for Children and Youth Affairs, has been joined by An Taoiseach Enda Kenny TD and An Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore TD to launch ‘Better Outcomes, Brighter Futures: the National ...

Better Outcomes, Brighter Futures: The National Policy Framework for Children and Young People 2014- 2020

Department of Children and Youth Affairs Child health, Child protection, Early years, Childhoodmhealth, Parenting, Family, At-risk child, Behaviour Frances Fitzgerald TD, Minister for Children and Youth Affairs, has been joined by An Taoiseach Enda Kenny ...

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 ...