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A new Regional Hospital Passport has been launched to help improve the experience of hospital visits for people with a learning disability. The Public Health Agency (PHA), in partnership with the Regional General Hospital Forum for Learning Disabilities, health and social care trusts, and people...
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Report on supply and use of naloxone to reverse an overdose 2012-2016.Naloxone is a medication designed to rapidly reverse opioid overdose. It can very quickly restore normal respiration to a person whose breathing has slowed or stopped as a result of overdosing with heroin or prescription opioid...
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This leaflet highlights the potential signs and symptoms of breast cancer.??
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As part of World Mental Health Day, dental practices across Northern Ireland are being encouraged to display mental health awareness posters and to encourage dentists and other staff to talk about any issues or problems they are having.
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During Stoptober the Public Health Agency (PHA) is urging all smokers in Northern Ireland to use this time as an opportunity to quit for good by availing of one of the free stop smoking services that are available here. Colette Rogers, Strategic Lead for Tobacco Control with the PHA, said: ??"...
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During adverse weather many people can experience a range of situations associated with the extreme weather such as cold and freezing temperatures, no electricity or mains water and flooding.?? The Public Health Agency (PHA) has compiled public health information to assist the public in these...
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The Public Health Agency (PHA) is delighted to have been successful in securing a significant grant for ??'Project RETAIN??' from the prestigious Burdett Trust for Nursing. The funding will support a regional initiative in partnership with local Health and Social Care Trusts, the Department of...
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The Public Health Agency (PHA) is reminding all people aged 70 and 78 years old that they are eligible to receive the shingles vaccine. Every year in Northern Ireland, around 1,000 people in their seventies will get shingles. The vaccine will help protect against this common and painful disease...
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In line with our dementia ??'Still Me??' campaign and the fast approaching winter months, it is important to keep people with dementia active by engaging in activities that they are interested in and are not weather permitting. Here are some tips on how to do so:
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A news story on Lifeline broadcast on 17 October 2017 reported that a particular named provider would deliver the regional helpline aspect of the revised Lifeline service. The Public Health Agency would like to clarify that all parts of the service ??- the regional helpline and the follow-on...

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