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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 ...

Health and justice work together to improve health outcomes

Health Minister Edwin Poots and Justice Minister David Ford have set out their plans to develop ...

Declaring Addiction a Health Crisis Could Change Criminal Justice

widespread—could also profoundly impact the criminal-justice system, where addicts often end up. Murthy’s report ...

IPH Open Conference 2016- “Breaking down boundaries – innovation, participation and creativity in public health”

sectoral work in public health, Provide opportunities for cross-disciplinary networking, Enhance knowledge, ...

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 ...

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 ...

Ministers launch consultation on health needs in criminal justice system

Health Minister Simon Hamilton and Justice Minister David Ford today jointly launched ...

IPH welcomes new measures to improve road safety has been passed by the NI Assembly

passengers and a mandatory minimum period for learning to drive before taking the test. In October 2012 IPH ...

IPH Open Conference 2016

Colette Rogers Head of Health and Social Wellbeing Improvement, Public Health Agency 10.50 Patient and ...

Ministers launch consultation on Mental Capacity Bill

launch consultation on Mental Capacity Bill Health Minister Edwin Poots and Justice Minister David Ford ...

Ministers launch consultation on Mental Capacity Bill

launch consultation on Mental Capacity Bill Health Minister Edwin Poots and Justice Minister David Ford ...

Mental health disorders more likely among women veterans vs. men in criminal justice system

a mental health disorder, and more than half with a substance use disorder, according to data published in ...

SAMHSA offers $46.6 million for treatment drug court grants

administrator of SAMHSA, said in a press release. “Drug treatment courts improve health and recovery outcomes, ...

IPH in the news:(Irish Examiner) Fat chance for kids to avoid fast food stores

associated with attending childhood obesity treatment programmes needs to be tackled to improve uptake of ...

UK Court rules PrEP funding within NHS England's legal jurisdiction

care provider contended is legally the responsibility of local government.On advice of Queen’s Counsel, ...

Organised criminals are killing, abusing and preying on society- Ford

Justice Minister David Ford as he launched the Organised Crime Taskforce’s Annual Report and Threat ...

New York City Plans Focus on Mental Health in Justice System

Mental Health in Justice System To reduce the number of inmates with mental health and substance abuse ...

IPH provide evidence to NI Assembly Finance and Personnel Committee on health and wellbeing measures to reduce workplace sickness absence

mental health programmes in the workplace. IPH made the following recommendations: Pedestrian and cyclist ...

Speech by Simon Harris TD, Minister for Health, at the Launch of “Reducing Harm, Supporting Recovery – a health-led response to drug and alcohol use in Ireland”

Ireland, for the future.  This involves a health-led approach, which prioritises achieving better 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

Notes to Editors The Institute of Public Health in Ireland (IPH) promotes cooperation for public health ...