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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 that the existing leglislation, as set out in the Smoking (Northern Ireland) Order 2006, will be extended so that it will be...
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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 planning policy impacts on health in many ways; The National Planning Framework provides an opportunity to...
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IPH welcomed the opportunity to respond to the NI Department for Infrastructure on the Planning (Environmental Impact Assessment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2017. ??IPH believe a more holistic approach to health in EIA may enhance partnership work with public health colleagues and prevent...
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The Department of Justice and Equality (RoI) launched a public consultation on the new National Women's Strategy on 23 November 2016??seeking public views ??on priorities to be included in the new National Women’s Strategy and proposals for actions and targets. The new National Women’s...
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IPH welcomed the opportunity to respond to a Department of Finance (RoI) consultation on the forthcoming sugar sweetened drinks tax in the Republic of Ireland. Since 2011, IPH has been undertaking research to inform policy on the potential of sugar sweetened drinks taxes to contribute towards...
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In June 2016, the D??il agreed to establish a Special Committee -- the Committee on the Future of Healthcare -- to achieve cross-party consensus on a single long-term vision for health care and the direction of health policy in Ireland, and to make recommendations to the D??il in that regard. The...
The Department ran a targeted consultation from 30 November to 18 December 2015 on draft regulations entitled the Firefighters’ Pension Scheme (Consequential Provisions) (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2015.  The purpose of these draft regulations is to introduce a consequential...
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IPH has been actively engaged in research and policy development relating to the interface between health, travel and the built environment. IPH published a review of the Health Impacts of Transport1, Health Impacts of the Built Environment2, and Active travel - healthy lives.3 IPH submitted a...
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IPH welcomed the draft strategy and action plan from DHSSPS and the Department of Justice Improving Health within Criminal Justice. The criminal justice system is an ideal setting for addressing health inequalities through health promotion and prevention activities and it is an opportunity to...
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This Programme for Government Framework is a new approach which focuses on the major societal outcomes that the Executive wants to achieve and provides a basis for all sectors to contribute to the development of plans and actions. It is an approach which reflects international advice and well...

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