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Presents information on waiting times for patients accessing cancer services at hospitals in Northern Ireland during each quarter.
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Severe heat is dangerous to everyone. During a heatwave, when temperatures remain abnormally high over more than a couple of days, it can prove fatal. Climate change means heatwaves are likely to become more common in the UK. In one hot spell in England in August 2003, deaths among...
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The following NICE Antimicrobial Guidelines have been endorsed by DoH 
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25.7.2018 Tobacco Free Ireland (‘TFI’), the report of the Tobacco Policy Review Group, was endorsed by Government and published in October 2013. An Action Plan for TFI was published in March 2015 and one of its actions committed the Department of Health to publish an annual report on...
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17.7.2018 The following information is for healthcare professionals, patients and others who are interested in finding out more about cannabis for medical use. It will discuss current and proposed access to potential cannabis treatment and describe the legal and policy status of cannabis.  It...
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17.7.2018 One of the Government's key objectives is to provide people with disabilities with services and supports which will empower them to live independent lives, provide them with greater independence in accessing the services they choose, and enhance their ability to tailor the supports...
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26.6.2018 The consultation opened on 6th July 2017 and closed on 2nd October 2017, and was undertaken to inform the development of a statutory scheme and system of regulation for home-care services. Over 2,600 responses were received from individuals and stakeholder-organisations. The report on...
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12.6.2018 First Report: Information Provided to Women Receiving Screening and Treatment through CervicalCheck Progress Report
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11.5.2018 Making Sense of Screening is a guide published in 2015 by Sense about Science, a UK charity. It explores the harms and benefits of health screening programmes.  It can be downloaded from the Sense about Science website at the link above.
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14.2.2018 In 2016 the Government approved and published ‘A Healthy Weight for Ireland – Obesity Policy and Action Plan, 2016 – 2025’ with a clear target of reversing obesity trends. A key action of this plan is to “Develop, implement and evaluate a Code of Practice...

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