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Subject: Pregnancy, HIV
All pregnant women in Northern Ireland should be offered and recommended a screening test for HIV at their booking visit or at the earliest available opportunity if presenting later in pregnancy.Antenatal screening for HIV plays a very important role in identifying HIV positive pregnantwomen. Early...
The Cold Weather Plan gives advice on preparation for the effects of winter weather on people’s health. The publication of the first Cold Weather Plan for England in 2011 marked a milestone for public health in this country. Cold kills. The impact of cold weather on health has been recognised...
Subject: Air pollution
The increase in mortality risk associated with long-term exposure to particulate air pollution is one of the most important, and best-characterised, effects of air pollution on health. This report presents estimates of the size of this effect on mortality in local authority areas in the UK,...
Subject: Public health
The second annual report of the Director of Public Health (DPH) for Northern Ireland was published today. This significant report highlights the many public health challenges that affect people in Northern Ireland. Dr Carolyn Harper, Director of Public Health, leads the public health team that...
Subject: Public health
Thissecond annual report of the Director of Public Health highlights the many public health challenges that affect people in Northern Ireland. It demonstrates how the public health team tackles this complex agenda by working with many statutory, community and voluntary partner organisations...
You, your child and alcohol is a booklet that offers parents advice and guidance on how to discuss alcohol with their child and encourages them to think about how their relationship with alcohol can influence their children.The booklet was originally developed as part of a campaign...
Subject: Breast screening
This leaflet is used to support the Northern Ireland Breast Screening Programme. It is issued to women who receive a normal result after being recalled for further tests at a breast assessment clinic.