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Policy consultation responses

IPH response to invited submissions to the Oireachtas Committee on the Future of Healthcare

10.14655/11971-1084870 Institute of Public Health in Ireland Healthcare, Health System In June 2016, the Dáil agreed to establish a Special Committee-- the Committee on the Future of Healthcare-- to achieve cross-party consensus on a single long-term visi ...

IPH response to Department of Housing, Planning, Community and Local Government (ROI) consultation on Land Use Planning and EPA Licensing Systems

Institute of Public Health in Ireland Transportation, Development, Environmental Impact IPH welcomed the opportunity to respond to the consultation on the Key Issues Consultation Paper on the transposition of EIA Directive 2014/52/EU in the Land Use Plann ...

IPH response to proposals for structure and time allocation in a revised primary curriculum

Institute of Public Health in Ireland Education, School, Curriculum IPH policy team has responded to a consultation on the implementation of the revised primary school curriculum in the Republic of Ireland. The consultation explores issues such as minimum ...

IPH consultation response to HM Treasury on Alcohol Structures

Institute of Public Health in Ireland Alcoholic Drinks, Taxation The UK government believes that alcohol duties should be related to the alcoholic strength of drinks. The government wishes to examine options to amend the structure of the alcohol duty syst ...

IPH Response to Citizens’ Assembly meeting (10 June 2017) ‘How we respond to the Challenges and Opportunities of an Ageing Population’.

Institute of Public Health in Ireland Ageing, Old Age The IPH response was as follows:  Challenges and Opportunities of an Ageing Population Beard and Bloom writing in the Lancet in 2015 stated: “Worldwide, populations are rapidly ageing. This demographic ...

Institute of Public Health in Ireland (IPH) response to Department of Finance Sugar-Sweetened Drinks Tax Public Consultation

Institute of Public Health in Ireland (IPH) Sugar tax, Sugar sweetened drink, Child health, Obesity IPH welcomed the opportunity to respond to a Department of Finance (RoI) consultation on the forthcoming sugar sweetened drinks tax in the Republic of Irel ...

IPH response to: Towards a new National Women’s Strategy 2017- 2020

Institute of Public Health in Ireland (IPH) Equality, Women, Education, Employment, Income, Attitude The Department of Justice and Equality (RoI) launched a public consultation on the new National Women's Strategy on 23 November 2016 seeking public v ...

IPH response to the Planning (Environmental Impact Assessment) Regulations (NI) 2017

Institute of Public Health in Ireland Infrastructure, Environmental Impact IPH welcomed the opportunity to respond to the NI Department for Infrastructure on the Planning (Environmental Impact Assessment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2017.  IPH believe ...

Consultation response to the National Planning Framework

Institute of Public Health in Ireland Housing, Spatial planning IPH welcomes the opportunity to respond to the  consultation  on the National Planning Framework held by the Department of Housing, Planning, Community and Local Government (ROI). Spatial pla ...

IPH response to Regulations restricting smoking in private vehicles when children are present

Institute of Public Health in Ireland Smoking, Child health, Vehicle, Tobacco IPH welcome the opportunity to respond to the NI consultation on regulations to restrict smoking in private vehicles when children are present. The draft regulations proposed th ...

IPH response to DOE pre-consultation on need for NI Climate Change Bill

10.14655/749069-1022740 Institute of Public Health in Ireland (IPH) Climate Change, Pollution, Environment The Department of Environment (NI) recently sought views on the need for a Northern Ireland Climate Change Bill. IPH has a keen interest in the effe ...

IPH response to Office of the First Minister and Deputy First Minister 'Active Ageing Strategy 2014-2020' Consultation

10.14655/749069-817616 Institute of Public Health in Ireland (IPH) Ageing, Physical Activity, Older People Active ageing has been identified as a priority by the World Health Organization and there is now widespread consensus that measures to ensure older ...

IPH response to UK consultation on the introduction of regulations for standardised packaging of tobacco products

10.14655/749069-817616 Institute of Public Health in Ireland (IPH) Tobacco, Smoking, Regulations In April 2012, a UK public consultation sought feedback from those with an interest in the policy of standardised packaging for tobacco products The UK Govern ...

IPH Response to DRD’s Consultation on Draft Bicycle Strategy for Northern Ireland- August 2014

10.14655/749069-1022729 Institute of Public Health in Ireland (IPH) Physical Activity, Exercise, Cycling, Transport The Department for Regional Development (DRD) has developed a Draft Bicycle Strategy for Northern Ireland which sets out, over a 25 year pe ...

IPH responded to a draft consultation- Research for Better Health and Social Care: A Strategy for Health and Social Care Research and Development in Northern Ireland

10.14655/749069-1022715 Institute of Public Health in Ireland (IPH) Health Care, Social Care, Research, Evaluation In September 2014 the Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety sought views on a Strategy for Health and Social Care Research ...

Submission to the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Health and Children on the Heads of the Public Health (Alcohol) Bill 2015

10.14655/749069-1022713 Institute of Public Health in Ireland (IPH) Alcohol, Regulatory Measures, Alcohol-related Harm IPH welcomes the opportunity to comment on Heads of the Public Health (Alcohol) Bill. International evidence supports these regulatory m ...

IPH response to 'Supporting the best start in life' Infant Mental Health Framework and Action Plan 2015-2018 Consultation

10.14655/749069-1022712 Institute of Public Health in Ireland (IPH) Infant Health, Child Health, Mental Health The Infant Mental Health Framework and Action Plan represents a committment to improve interventions from the ante-natal period through to child ...

IPH response to the Review of the Public Health Act (Northern Ireland) 1967 Consultation

10.14655/749069-1022711 Institute of Public Health in Ireland (IPH) Public Health Legislation, Population Health, Communicable Disease, Non-communicable Disease The Public Health Act (Northern Ireland) 1967 has not been updated in any significant respect ...

IPH response to the UK Policy Framework for Health and Social Care Research

10.14655/749069-1022708 Institute of Public Health in Ireland (IPH) Health Care, Social Care, Research, Social Services The Health Research Authority and devolved administrations are developing a new UK Policy Framework for Health and Social Care Research ...

IPH Response to the Health risks from alcohol: new guidelines consultation

10.14655/749069-1022707 Institute of Public Health in Ireland (IPH) Alcohol Consumption, Drinking Pattern, Harm The UK Chief Medical Officers commissioned an expert group to consider whether previous alcohol guidelines should be updated. The group reviewe ...