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IPH Annual Review (2010)

10.14655/749069-53085 Institute of Public Health in Ireland Cooperation, Public health, Research, Information, Capacity building, Policy The Institute of Public Health in Ireland (IPH) promotes cooperation between Northern Ireland and the Republic of Irel ...

Strategic Review of Health Inequalities in England post-2010 Task Group 4: The Built Environment and Health Inequalities

Health inequlities in England post 2010 task Group 4 Final report by the taskforce on health inequalities and the built environment This report outlines the key points of the taskforces' findings into the the link between the built environemt and hea ...

Annual Update on Fuel Poverty and Health (2008)

refer to the resource 10.14655/20080001 Institute of Public Health in Ireland Fuel poverty, Research, Economics, Statutory Sector, Community Sector, Voluntary sectors This paper provides an update on the All-Ireland Policy Paper on Fuel Poverty and Health ...

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Practical approaches to Tackling Fuel Poverty and Climate Change: An ESCo Approach

National Energy Action (NEA) Fuel poverty This report has been produced to highlight information around the implementation of Energy Service Companies (ESCos), in order to draw out lessons learned and good practice identified to stimulate interest in usin ...

Review of Suppliers' Approaches to Debt Management and Prevention

Ofgem and Consumer Focus Project looking at fuel poverty, debt and disconnection This review was carried out jointly with Consumer Focus, as part of a wider project looking at debt and disconnection. It follows a joint review of protection for vulnerable ...

What's the Deal? Energy Suppliers Social Tariffs and Rebates

Consumer Focus Assessment of electricity and gas suppliers’ voluntary social tariffs and bill rebates for low-income consumers Consumer Focus asked Cornwall Energy to update its 2007 assessment of electricity and gas suppliers’ voluntary social tariffs an ...

Tackling Fuel Poverty: The Inter-Departmental Group's Fourth Annual Report 2009

Department for Social Development Fuel poverty The Inter-Departmental Group on Fuel Poverty (IDGFP) chaired by the Minister for Social Development, Margaret Ritchie MLA, was established as a means of ensuring effective co-ordination of policies and action ...

Fuel Poverty in Northern Ireland

Research and Library Services, Northern Ireland Assembly Fuel poverty This paper provides a broad overview of fuel poverty in Northern Ireland examining issues such as the definition of fuel poverty, the causes and extent of fuel poverty and key fuel pove ...

Effectiveness of Domestic Energy- Efficiency Programmes

Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland and Combat Poverty Agency (Social Market Research) ECONOMIC FACTOR, EXPENDITURE, FUEL POVERTY, HEALTH STATUS, HOUSEHOLD, INSULATION, POLICY MAKER This study was initiated by the Combat Poverty Agency in collaboratio ...

Annual Update on Fuel Poverty and Health (December 2009)

This Annual Update on Fuel Poverty (December 2009) follows the All-Ireland Policy Paper on Fuel Poverty and Health published in 2007 and the Annual Update on Fuel Poverty (December 2008).  It details develoments on the island of Ireland in policy and rese ...

Life Doesn't Revolve Around Lighting a Fire Anymore: An Evaluation of the Warming Up Project and Recommendations for Future Action

10.14655/749069-8410 NEA Northern Ireland and The Institute of Public Health in Ireland Older people, Living conditions, Heating, Warmth, Housing Conditions The Warming Up project (January 2003 to December 2004) aimed to create a capacity within south and ...

Independent Inquiry into Inequalities in Health Report

Department of Health, UK ADULT, "ECONOMICS, FINANCE AND INDUSTRY", "EDUCATION, EMPLOYMENT AND SKILLS", ETHNICITY, FOOD, FUEL POVERTY, HEALTH INEQUALITY, OLDER PEOPLE This report addresses an issue which is fundamentally a matter of soc ...

Homes for the 21st Century- The Costs and Benefits of Comfortable Housing for Ireland

Energy Research Group & Environmental Institute, University College Dublin FUEL POVERTY, HOUSING This research report establishes the extent of remedial work required to up-grade the existing housing stock of Ireland to meet energy conservation standa ...

Energy Use in Buildings and Carbon Dioxide Emissions

Shorrock, L. D. and Henderson, G. ENVIRONMENT, FUEL POVERTY, GREENHOUSE GAS, CARBON DIOXIDE About half of the total UK emissions of the major greenhouse gas, carbon dioxide, is attributable to buildings; of this, about 60% is from dwellings. This report a ...

All-Ireland Policy Paper on Fuel Poverty and Health (2007)

Older people are more likely to experience fuel poverty due to lower standards of housing coupled with lower incomes, so population ageing must be taken into account within a strategic approach to fuel poverty 10.14655/749069-6033 The Institute of Public ...

Warm Front, Better Health: Health Impact Evaluation of the Warm Front Scheme

Green, G., & Gilbertson, J. UK Government's main tool for tackling fuel poverty in England via grants to improve home energy efficiency About 4 million households in the UK cannot adequately heat their homes in winter due to low income and poor q ...

Wealthier and Healthier: The Recent Decline in Irish Mortality Rates

Walsh, B., University College Dublin Trends in Mortality and Morbidity in Ireland This was a paper presented at The Statistical & Social Inquiry Society of Ireland Symposium: Recent Trends in Mortality and Morbidity in Ireland looking at the trend in ...

Unhealthy Consequences: Energy Costs and Child Health

JoHanna Flacks, Child Health Impact Working Group (CHIWG) A Child Health Impact Assessment of energy costs and the low income home energy assistance program. Substantial and compelling medical and public health evidence indicated that non-medical factors, ...

The Raised Incidence of Winter Deaths: Occasional Paper No. 7

Bowie, N., & Jackson, G. Seasonal variations in Scottish mortality levels This short paper presents selected information, mainly in graphical form, that illustrates seasonal variations in Scottish mortality levels. In particular it focuses on measures ...