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14.1.2016 This Plan focuses on different types of actions, someimmediate and some more long-term and sustainablesolutions, which recognise that behaviour change iscomplex, challenging and takes time. This does notmerely focus on overcoming deficits but concentrates onsolutions and strengths and...
Subject: Business Plans
The Department remains committed to the fulfilment of the twodisability duties, as set out in Section 49A of the DisabilityDiscrimination Act (DDA) 1995, across the Department’s functions.  Action Plan
There is strong evidence to support the multiple benefits of physical activity to health and wellbeing. It promotes healthy growth and development in children and young people. It contributes to cognitive function. It is important for healthy ageing and helps to maintain quality of life and...
A Fitter Future for All, the cross-Departmental framework for preventing overweight and obesity across the life course of the population of Northern Ireland, was published in 2012.  This framework contained a range of short, medium and long term outcomes to be delivered over the period 2012-2022....
Subject: Cancer strategy
The Minister for Health Leo Varadkar has announced that a new National Cancer Strategy is to be developed. This will be the third cancer strategy, covering the period 2016 to 2025. A Cancer Strategy Steering Group has been established to advise the Department on the development of the Strategy. It...
The Department of Health Social Services and Public is seeking views on three sets of draft regulations under the Tobacco Retailers Act (Northern Ireland) 2014. The Act, which completed its passage through the Assembly in March 2014, aims to reduce youth smoking prevalence by making it more...
Publisher: CARDI
Workforce planning identifies the composition of the workforce required to deliver health service goals. It encompasses a range of human resource activities aimed at the short, medium and long-term. Workforce planning that is integrated with service and financial planning offers the best...
Publisher: CARDI
The new single Equality Duty represents a next step in equality legislation. The existing public sector equality duties for race, disability and gender were pioneering pieces of legislation which placed the public sector at the forefront of tackling discrimination and inequality.Many have seen the...
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‘Everybody active, every day’ is a national, evidence-based approach to support all sectors to embed physical activity into the fabric of daily life and make it an easy, cost-effective and ‘normal’ choice in every community in England.PHE has co-produced the framework with...
Subject: Cancer
Transforming the future for prostate cancer’ sets out five major goals that the Charity believe need to be achieved for people affected by prostate cancer by 2020. These goals will be reached when everyone concerned – people affected by the disease, charities, health professionals, the NHS,...

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