Other news articles

Use the keyword and date options below to filter the news articles displayed.

The news articles accessible on the Health Well website have been compiled from various sources that are not controlled by the Institute of Public Health in Ireland (IPH). IPH is therefore not responsible for the content of external websites and the inclusion of a link to an external website from the Health Well should not be understood to be an endorsement of that website.

Format: 2014-04-20
Format: 2014-04-20

Appointment of a non-executive financial member to the Northern Ireland Fire and Rescue Service (NIFRS)

18 Apr 2014
Health Minister, Edwin Poots, today announced the appointment of a non-executive Financial Member to the Northern Ireland Fire and Rescue Service Agency (NIFRS) for a four year period. Mr Gordon...

Zoonotic Tuberculosis: Mycobacterium bovis and Other Pathogenic Mycobacteria, 3rd Edition

18 Apr 2014
...

Poots launches minimum standards for children's homes

17 Apr 2014
Health and Social Services Minister Edwin Poots today launched minimum care standards for children’s homes.

NHS must renew hygiene efforts to tackle "unacceptable and avoidable" infection rates

17 Apr 2014
Healthcare professionals should wash their hands before and after seeing every patient to help prevent the spread of infections such as MRSA and C difficile in the NHS.

Doctors and nurses must redouble hygiene efforts to bring down ?unacceptable and avoidable? infection rates

17 Apr 2014
Doctors, nurses and other healthcare professionals can follow simple actions to bring down infection rates in the NHS. Around 300,000 people get an infection while being cared for within the NHS in...

Support for families and carers is needed to manage antisocial behaviour and conduct disorders

17 Apr 2014
NICE has today (17 April 2014) issued a new quality standard on the recognition and management of antisocial behaviour and conduct disorders in children and young people.

McCausland announces £293,440 investment in the refurbishment of St Brigid s Parish Centre, Londonderry

17 Apr 2014
Social Development Minister Nelson McCausland has announced funding of £293,440 investment for the refurbishment of St Brigid’s Parish Centre in Londonderry.

Apathy unproven as early warning sign of dementia

17 Apr 2014
“Elderly who lose interest in pastimes could be at risk of Alzheimer's,” reports The Daily Telegraph, with other papers reporting similar headlines. These incorrect headlines are based on the...

Farmer convicted at Armagh Court

17 Apr 2014
Mr John Oliver Rice, Drumbeemore Road, Kildarton, Armagh, Co Armagh, was convicted at Armagh Magistrates’ Court on 16 April 2014 of two charges under the Animal By-Products (Enforcement) Regulations...

IPH Logo