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National Rheumatology Programme

Health Service Executive (HSE) Rheumatic disease The aims of the programme are to adopt a chronic disease model of care, to facilitate “the right person, right place, first time” approach to the patient with rheumatic disease. To reduce mortality associat ...

The Pain Toolkit

Moore, P. Toolkit for people who live with persistent pain A persistent pain problem can be difficult to understand and manage on an everyday basis. The Pain Toolkit is a simple information booklet that could provide you with some handy tips and skills to ...

Belfast Healthy Hearts Programme

Belfast Partnership Boards and the Public Health Agency (PHA) Cardiovascular health 'Healthy Hearts in the West’ is one of the Belfast Healthy Hearts Programmes funded by the Public Health Agency. It is a Cardiovascular Strategy for West Belfast and ...

NURISH (Nutrition Understanding Research Innovation Society Health)

Healthy Living Centre, Dublin City University Food, Diet, Research and Health “NURISH” is part of the School of Nursing and Human Sciences at DCU. It aims to provide nutritional information and advice on the importance of healthy eating. Nurish offers one ...

Screening and case finding instruments for depression

Gilbody, S., House, A. and Sheldon, T. Review of the use of depression screening or case finding on the impact on the recognition, management or outcome of depression in primary care or the general hospital. Screening or case finding instruments have been ...

Self-management education programmes by lay leaders for people with chronic conditions

Foster, G., Taylor, S., Eldridge, S., Ramsay, J. and Griffiths, C. J. Review of programmes by non health professionals to promote self care for people with chronic conditions. Lay-led self-management programmes are becoming widespread in the attempt to pr ...

Shared decision making interventions for people with mental health conditions

Duncan, E., Best, C. and Hagen, S. Review of interventions for people with mental illness on decision making regarding psychiatric medications, rehabilitation, and general medical care The objectives of the intervention are: To assess the effects of provi ...

Tailored interventions to overcome identified barriers to change: effects on professional practice and health care outcomes

Cheater, F., Baker, R.,Gillies, C., Hearnshaw, H., Flottorp, S., Robertson, N., Shaw, E. J. and Oxman, A. D. Review of whether strategies tailored to overcome barriers to changing health care professional behaviour are effective Strategies to implement ch ...

Written individualised management plans for asthma in children and adults

Toelle, B. and Ram, F. Review of asthma management behaviour and improve health outcomes Non-adherence to treatment advice is a common phenomenon in asthma and may account for a significant proportion of the morbidity. Comprehensive care that includes ast ...

What do older people with high support needs want and value from life? Involving older people in shaping 'A Better Life'

JRF has recently embarked on a major new programme: 'A Better Life', the central question of which is: "How can we ensure a better life and better choices for older people who need high levels of support?" We now want to commission a p ...

Guidelines in professions allied to medicine

Thomas, L. H., Cullum, N. A., McColl, E., Nikki Rousseau, N., Soutter, J. and Steen, N. EVIDENCE BASED HEALTH CARE, GUIDELINE, HEALTH INTERVENTION, MIDWIFE, NURSING Clinical practice guidelines aim to reduce inappropriate variations in practice and to pro ...

Interventions to enhance return-to-work for cancer patients

de Boer1, A., Taskila, T., Tamminga, S. J., Frings-Dresen4, M., Feuerstein, M. and Verbeek, J. H. Return-to-work, Work retention, Cancer patients With the sustained improvements in strategies to detect cancer early and treat it effectively, the number of ...

Interventions to improve adherence to exercise for chronic musculoskeletal pain in adults

Jordan, J. L., Foster, N. E., Holden, M. A. and Mason, E. Chronic musculoskeletal pain, Physical activity, Therapy The objectives of the intervention are: To systematically search, critically appraise and summarise all randomised or quasi-randomised contr ...

First Steps on health for young people

10.14655/6755-4379 Community Development Health Network Project to promote healthy lifestyle choices in young people This project will promote health awareness and encourage a more pro-active approach to looking after your health for 12-16 year olds.  Alt ...

Orchard Pharmacy

10.14655/6755-4419 Community Development Health Network Community health care promotion project Engaging the community through a health column in the local press under the direction of the Southern HSSB. Outcome: This ongoing project is working towards pr ...

Supporting the health of the over 50s

10.14655/6755-4454 Community Development Health Network Project on the eating habits and behaviours of people over fifty To address diet and lifestyle issues and improve the health of the over 50s in Gilford. Outcome: Health related issues for example hea ...

Shankill Stress and Trauma Group

13 educational courses which are run weekly include: womens and a mens group Art group Pensioners group Crafts History Web based history project Creative writing Volunteer development programme Shankill Stress and Trauma Group 13 educational courses which ...

Home-start (East and South Belfast)

Home-start recruits Volunteers with parenting experience to provide support, friendship and practical help to local parents experiencing challenging family circumstances. Home-Start South Belfast Project providing parenting support Home-start recruits Vol ...

Community Orientated Diabetes Education (CODE)

Diabetes Ireland Diabetes, Lifestyle, Healthy eating CODE supports and encourages individuals with or at risk of type 2 diabetes to adopt healthier lifestyles. It looks at the aspects of the individual’s life where change can be made such as physical acti ...

Breastfeeding welcome here: good for mums, babies and your business

This booklet explains how the 'Breastfeeding welcome here' scheme works and includes the membership agreement for businesses to sign. 10.14655/11971-18790 Public Health Agency Breastfeeding This booklet explains how the 'Breastfeeding welco ...

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