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This document has been developed to standardise policy and practice regarding consent for hospital post-mortem (PM) examination across all HSC Trusts. It defines accountability for trusts to ensure they meet their responsibilities for obtaining valid consent in compliance with the Human Tissue Act...
This Northern Ireland Rare Diseases Implementation Plan sets out the commitment of the Department, the Health and Social Care sector, the voluntary sector, and education and research stakeholders to address the needs of people living with the impact of a rare disease regardless of their age, where...
17.7.2015 An Expert Advisory Group was established to examine the feasibility of a multi-annual treatment plan for hepatitis C.  The findings of the Expert Advisory Group are outlined in this Report ‘A Public Health Plan for the Pharmaceutical Treatment of Hepatitis C’.  The Government...
14.5.2015 Drugs misuse continues to be one of the most significant challenges facing our country.   It is highly destructive and has devastating effects on individuals, relationships, families, communities and society in general. Implementation of the National Drugs Strategy 2009-2016, which...
12.3.2015 Tobacco Free Ireland was the first policy document to be launched under the Healthy Ireland framework and sets a target for Ireland to be tobacco free (i.e. with a smoking prevalence rate of less than 5%) by the year 2025. Tobacco Free Ireland has over 60 recommendations and the Action...
Subject: Dementia
It is estimated that at present in Northern Ireland there are 19,000 people living with dementia; fewer than 1000 of these people are under 65. As the population of Northern Ireland ages, dementia will increasingly be a major public health and societal issue, with numbers of people with dementia...
24.6.2015 Connecting for Life is Ireland's National Strategy to reduce suicide (2015-2020). The development of the strategy was a collaborative and inclusive process. Some of the most important contributions to the development of â?~Connecting for Lifeâ?T came from our public consultation...

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