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Publisher: CARDI
Subject: Dementia
Care homes will face particular challenges in responding to the inevitable rise in dementia, including Alzheimer’s, according to a report published by the National End of Life Care Intelligence Network (NEoLCIN). It says commissioners and providers across adult health and social care will be...
Publisher: CARDI
Subject: Life expectancy
In Northern Ireland between 1999-01 and 2004-06 male life expectancy at birth increased from 74.8 to 76.2 years (an increase of 1.4 years) and female life expectancy increased from 79.8 to 81.0 years (an increase of 1.3 years). Declining mortality rates due to Coronary Heart Disease, strokes and...
Publisher: CARDI
The number of deaths registered in Northern Ireland in 2008 was 14,900, a small increase on the 14,600 deaths registered in 2007. Cancer continues to be the most common cause of death with nearly 4,000 cancer deaths last year.These findings are contained in provisional 2008 mortality figures...
Subject: Seasonal flu
This edition of Transmit leads with the arrangements for the management of seasonal flu during the 2011/12 campaign. It provides an overview of the vaccination programme, including details on who should be vaccinated, and includes a link to the updated chapter in the Green Book.The bulletin has...
In Northern Ireland in 2002-03, there were almost 30,000 admissions to hospital for respiratory conditions utilizing over 180,000 bed days and costing almost å£50m. Social security support for people with long term chest and breathing problems amounts to å£26m annually. This framework sets out how...
The Institute of Public Health in Ireland publishes estimates and forecasts of the prevalence of chronic health conditions for national and subnational areas on the island of Ireland. The estimates and forecasts are based on statistical models of nationally representative health survey data that...
Chronic conditions are responsible for a significant proportion of early deaths. They reduce qualityof life in many of the adults living with them, represent substantial financial costs to patients andthe health and social care system, and cause a significant loss of productivity to the economy....
Chronic airflow obstruction (CAO) is a chronic lung condition that interferes with normal breathing. CAO includes chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), chronic bronchitis and emphysema. IPH has systematically estimated and forecast the prevalence of CAO on the island of Ireland. This...
This paper provides an update on the All-Ireland Policy Paper on Fuel Poverty and Health published by the Institute of Public Health in Ireland (IPH) in December 2007.Economic downturn and fluctuating fuel prices mean that for many people the challenge of fuel poverty is becoming even more...