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RESEARCH SHOWS OVER HALF OF CHILDREN LIVING IN MOST DEPRIVED AREAS IN NORTHERN IRELAND ARE LIVING WITH AN ADULT SMOKER

according to people’s socio-economic status. “Children living in the most deprived areas are more than twice ...

IPH Press Release (NI): Mental health and alcohol abuse priorities for improving public health in Northern Ireland

and to the type of society we live in. Good public health is not the responsibility of just one sector ...

Submission to the Northern Ireland Executive’s Consultation on the Draft Programme for Government Framework 2016-2021

Ireland Executive’s Consultation on the Draft Programme for Government Framework 2016-2021. CCBS commends ...

Healthy Public Policy

recommendations for addressing the needs of men faced with unemployment or the prospect of unemployment.  These ...

Speech by Mr Simon Harris, TD, Minister for Health at the Launch of the Consultation Process on Draft Nursing and Midwifery Policy Papers

these draft policies is: Developing a Community Nursing and Midwifery Response to an Integrated Model of ...

Improving Health within Criminal Justice: A draft strategy and action plan to ensure that children, young people and adults in contact with the criminal justice system are healthier, safer and less likely to be involved in offending behaviour (DHSSPS and

criminality.  Access the IPH response ...

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

recommendations to the Dáil in that regard. The IPH submission emphasises the importance of making health ...

Celebrating 10 years of Smoking Ban- 2013 IPH/TFRI report showed decline in smoking rates amongst children and pregnant women but warns of tobacco’s toll on children’s health

fell from 36% to 27% between 2006 and 2010 and in Northern Ireland, the proportion of 11-16 year olds ...

IPH welcomes launch of Obesity Policy and Action Plan for the Republic of Ireland

support the implementation of the policy and action plan: IPH, together with ‘ Safefood ’, is leading on ...

IPH part of a new initiative to help EU countries and regions exchange good practices in tackling chronic diseases

million people, had diabetes in 2011. Experts agree that many chronic diseases are either preventable or ...

Submission to the Northern Ireland Executive’s Consultation on the Programme for Government Framework 2016-2021

This connectivity must be more explicitly enshrined in the PfG. CCBS Submission to the Northern Ireland ...

New report highlights gaps in healthcare for increasing number of patients living with multiple conditions

and indeed a testament to our health service- the number of patients living with multiple long-term ...

IPH response to UK Statistics Authority Assessment of Reported Road Casualties Statistics

supports the development, maintenance and use of appropriate data to inform public health policy and ...

The development of a framework to support bereaved children and young people: the Irish Childhood Bereavement Care Pyramid

children who need specialist support to learn to live with their bereavement. Family context and the ...

More equal access to health information is vital in tackling health inequalities

25 May 2016 A conference hosted by the Institute of Public Health in Ireland (IPH) has heard today ...

New European health report highlights growing health challenge of diabetes

burden of diabetes in Ireland. Treatment For those living with diabetes effective treatment is key to ...

Half of 7 year-olds in Northern Ireland have a longstanding health condition

7 years-old. Michael McBride, Chief Medical Officer in Northern Ireland welcomed the report: “This report ...

IPH welcome first Healthy Ireland Survey

eight years with the publication. The first ever Healthy Ireland Survey of 7,500 people aged 15 and over ...

Health professions calling for greater leadership and action to tackle early deaths of people living with severe mental illness

general medical practice or GP federation should develop a physical health strategy for patients with SMI ...

Worry over number of people in long-term care

homes throughout Ireland, according to the Disability Federation of Ireland. ...