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Funded by HSC R&D Division, Public Health Agency Parental alcohol misuse or ‘hidden harm’ presents a very significant challenge to public health policy and practice in the UK and internationally. A parent’s alcohol problems can have a profound impact on their children. Children...
Funded by HSC R&D Division, Public Health Agency Why did we start? Potentially new information, especially relating to the characteristics of those who had died by suicide was made available through the Coroner’s Office.  The information made available to us covered deaths that occurred in...
The Public Health Agency (PHA)�has a lead role in protecting the population from infection and environmental hazards through a range of core functions including communicable disease surveillance and monitoring, operational support & advice, and education, training and research.�
The overarching purpose of these guidelines is to promote the safety and protection of service users and others in the event of a service user going missing or Absent Without Leave (AWOL). The guidelines provide a framework for all staff when it is determined that a service user is absent without...
This leaflet contains information for healthcare workers on�Carbapenemase Producing Enterobacteriaceae/Carbapenemase Producing Organism (CPE/CPO)
Subject: Self harm, Injury
Public Health Agency Self- Harm Symposium 27 February 2015, Conference Report.
Annual quality reports are a recommendation of the Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety's (DHSSPS) Quality 2020: a 10 year strategy to protect and improve quality in Health and Social Care in Northern Ireland.
This leaflet provides step-by-step instructions on using the Faecal Immunochemical�Test (FIT) for bowel cancer screening. This kit is slightly different to the one we usually use as part of Northern Ireland��'s bowel cancer screening programme. It is easier to complete for people who are partially...
Subject: HIV, Epidemiology
This report aims to provide an overview of HIV epidemiology in Northern Ireland by collating and analysing information from a number of sources. Although it reflects epidemiological trends over time, its main focus will be on data collected in 2014.