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Policies, Strategies and Action Plans

A Diabetes Strategic Framework

Health Minister Michelle O'Neill is delighted to present a Diabetes Strategic Framework for the north of Ireland. Diabetes is a condition which we know affects at least 90,000 people living here. Every day here, on average, 10 people are newly diagno ...

Disability Action Plan 2012-16

The Department remains committed to the fulfilment of the twodisability duties, as set out in Section 49A of the DisabilityDiscrimination Act (DDA) 1995, across the Department’s functions.  10.14655/11971-987781 Department of Health, Social Services and P ...

Get Ireland Active: The National Physical Activity Plan

14.1.2016 This Plan focuses on different types of actions, some immediate and some more long-term and sustainable solutions, which recognise that behaviour change is complex, challenging and takes time. This does not merely focus on overcoming deficits bu ...

National Physical Activity Plan for Ireland

10.14655/771574-953454 Get Ireland Active Physical activity, Exercise, Obesity, Overweight, Sedentary behaviour, Lifestyle There is strong evidence to support the multiple benefits of physical activity to health and wellbeing. It promotes healthy growth a ...

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 ...

A FITTER FUTURE FOR ALL (AFFFA): REVIEWED OUTCOME FRAMEWORK 2015- 2019

10.14655/799178-884107 Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety Obesity, Overweight, Weight management A Fitter Future for All, the cross-Departmental framework for preventing overweight and obesity across the life course of the population ...

Tobacco Free Ireland Action Plan

10.14655/105129-107401 Department of Health (Ireland) Tobacco Free Ireland Tobacco Free Ireland was the first policy document to be launched under the Healthy Ireland framework and sets a target for Ireland to be tobacco free (i.e. with a smoking prevalen ...

Everybody active, every day: An evidence-based approach to physical activity

10.14655/743983-812558 Public Health England Physical activity, Exercise ‘Everybody active, every day’ is a national, evidence-based approach to support all sectors to embed physical activity into the fabric of daily life and make it an easy, cost-effecti ...

Skin Cancer Prevention Strategy and Action Plan (PDF 455KB)

10.14655/799178-799697 Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety health, population, northern ireland, government, Strategies and Action Plans Northern Ireland may not enjoy the sunniest climate in the world, or even in the UK, however, in s ...

10 Year Tobacco Strategy for Northern Ireland 2012 (PDF 709KB)

10 Year Tobacco Control Strategy for Northern Ireland; February 2012 10.14655/799178-799621 Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety Smoking cessation 10 Year Tobacco Control Strategy for Northern Ireland; February 2012 Chronic Conditions C ...

Living With Long Term Conditions- A Policy Framework

10.14655/799178-799597 Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety Health services "Living with Long Term Conditions – A Policy Framework" has been developed to provide a strategic driver for the reform and modernisation of services ...

Regulatory Impact Analysis (RIA) Public Health (Sunbeds) Bill 2013

18.3.2013 There has been a growing body of evidence over recent years, that the use of sunbeds, especially by children, should be restricted because of the associated increased risk of skin cancer and other health problems. Regulatory Impact Analysis (RIA ...

General Scheme of the Public Health (Standardised Packaging of Tobacco) Bill

3.6.2013 Standardised Packaging of Tobacco The purposes of this Act are to: (a) reduce the appeal of tobacco and tobacco products, (b) increase the effectiveness of health warnings on tobacco products, and (c)reduce the ability of the packaging of tobacco ...

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 ...

Tobacco Free Ireland

7.6.2013 Tobacco Free Ireland The high levels of smoking in Ireland require a more concerted effort to support the continued development of a tobacco free society where people can live longer and healthier lives free from the detrimental effects of tobacc ...

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 ...

Directive 2010/45/EU OF THE EU Parliament on standards of quality and safety of human organs intended for transplantation

10.6.2012 Directive 2010/45/EU OF THE EU Parliament on standards of quality and safety of human organs intended for transplantation Over the past 50 years organ transplantation has become an established worldwide practice, bringing immense benefits to hun ...

Changing Cardiovascular Health: National Cardiovascular Health Policy 2010- 2019

11.3.2010 Changing Cardiovascular Health: National Cardiovascular Health Policy 2010 â?" 2019 Click here to download PDF 2.23MB 10.14655/771574-773793 Department of Health (Ireland) Coronary Heart Disease, Cardiovascular Health, Healthcare, Disease M ...

Palliative Care For Children With Life-Limiting Conditions In Ireland- A National Policy

13.3.2010 Palliative Care For Children With Life-Limiting Conditions In Ireland- A National Policy Click here to download PDF 1.30MB Department of Health (Ireland) Life-Limiting Conditions Palliative Care For Children With Life-Limiting Conditions In Irel ...

National Disability Strategy Towards 2016 Strategic Document

12.6.2009 National Disability Strategy Towards 2016 Strategic Document Click here to download PDF 31kb Department of Health (Ireland) Disability services National Disability Strategy Towards 2016 Strategic Document Click here to download PDF 31kb Chronic ...

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