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Healthy Food for Life- The healthy eating guidelines and food pyramid

Department of Health (RoI) Healthy eating, Food, Nutrition, Portion size, Fruit Vegetables The Department of Health keeps dietary recommendations under review as part of its role in promoting evidence based public health. As part of this review, the new H ...

Sepsis Management National Clinical Guideline No. 6

27.5.2015 Sepsis, severe sepsis and septic shock are used to describe the systemic inflammatory response of patients to infection, as a continuum of progressive and life threatening severity.  Sepsis is the clinical syndrome defined by the presence of bo ...

General Palliative Care Guidance for Control of Pain in Patients with Cancer (PDF 56 KB)

General Palliative Care Guidelines 10.14655/799178-801039 Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety Cancer patient care This document is intended to be a practical clinical guideline for the control of pain in patients with cancer. Its targe ...

Regional Advisory Committee on Cancer- Guidance for the Management of Haematological Cancer (September 2004) (PDF 163 KB)

Regional Advisory Committee on Cancer- Guidance for the Management of Haematological Cancer (September 2004) 10.14655/799178-800784 Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety Haematological Cancer Haematological cancers in adults include a ra ...

Get Ireland Active: The National Guidelines on Physical Activity for Ireland

13.6.2009 The National Guidelines on Physical Activity for Ireland Click here to download PDF 3.1mb Consumer Leaflet PDF 932kb Fact Sheet for Adults PDF 667kb Fact Sheet for Parents and Guardians PDF 574kb Foldout Executive Summary PDF 699kb Department of ...

Diabetes: Prevention and Model for Patient Care

3.7.2006 The National Diabetes Working Group has made a number of policy guidance recommendations. These relate to the model of care for people with diabetes as well as recommendations for how services prevent and manage diabetes in the population. Read t ...

Design Guidelines for Specialist Palliative Care Settings

24.3.2005 Click here to download PDF Department of Health (Ireland) Palliative care Click here to download PDF Chronic Conditions Conditions Guidance Other Guidance http://health.gov.ie/blog/publications/design-guidelines-for-specialist-palliative-care-se ...

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

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Confidentiality- Ethical Considerations in HIV transmission: Guidelines for Professionals

10.6.2001 This document is designed to provide guidelines to professionals working with people who are HIV positive where the person living with HIV is placing other people at risk of infection through unprotected sexual intercourse or needle sharing, wit ...

An Outcomes Strategy for COPD and Asthma: NHS Companion Document

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National Clinical Guidelines and Recommendations for the Care of People with Stroke and Transient Ischaemic Attack

Irish Heart Foundation Stroke patients, Cause of death, Physical disability, Heart Stroke is the third most common cause of death and the most common cause of acquired major physical disability in Ireland. There is considerable evidence supporting the ben ...

Environmental burden of disease associated with inadequate housing

World Health Organization (WHO) ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH, HEALTH STATUS, HOUSING STANDARD, RISK ASSESSMENT, RISK FACTOR This guide describes how to estimate the disease burden caused by inadequate housing conditions for the WHO European Region as well as for ...

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 ...

The Epic Project: Developing National Evidence-based Guidelines for Preventing Healthcare associated Infections

Department of Health Guidelines for preventing hospital-acquired infections Improved patient care is at the very heart of the NHS Plan and modernisation process. More robust arrangements for the control of infection in hospitals are a fundamental part of ...

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 ...

WHO Chronic Disease Information Sheets: Diabetes

World Health Organisation Information on the number of people with diabetes, worldwide A diabetes epidemic is underway. An estimated 30 million people worldwide had diabetes in 1985. A decade later, the global burden of diabetes was estimated to be 135 mi ...

Recommendations for the clinical management of overweight and obesity in adults and children [National Taskforce on Obesity]

Department of Health and Children Guidelines for weight control and reduction and the prevention of obesity It is recognised that prevention of overweight and obesity is one of the main objectives of the strategy and a guiding principle of management of o ...

Management of obesity. A national clinical guideline.

National Guideline Clearinghouse HEALTHY EATING, OBESITY, OVERWEIGHT, YOUNG PEOPLE The evidence base for this guideline was synthesised in accordance with the Scottish Intercollegiate Guidelines Network (SIGN) methodology. A systematic review of the liter ...

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