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Be Active – Be Healthy. Northern Ireland Physical Activity Strategy 1996- 2002

Health Promotion Agency (HPA) Health related physical activity The overall aim of this strategy is to increase levels of health related physical activity particularly among those who exercise least. The need to develop such a strategy, which would focus o ...

Strategy framework for the prevention and treatment of obesity in Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire 2005-2008

Strategy produced by the Beds and Herts public health network Anka Johnston Prevention and treatment of Obesity Strategy produced by the Beds and Herts public health network Obesity Policy Policies, Strategies & Action plans http://www.erpho.org.uk/do ...

Leaner East: an obesity framework for the East of England 2006-2010

This framework outlines how the East of England will tackle the rise in the proportion of the population who are overweight and provide treatment for obesity. Department of Health Weight management This framework outlines how the East of England will tack ...

Be active, Be Healthy: A plan for getting the nation moving

Be Active, Be Healthy establishes a new framework for the delivery of physical activity aligned with sport for the period leading up to the London 2012 Olympic Games and Paralympic Games and beyond. It also sets out new ideas for local authorities and pri ...

Active Travel Strategy Feb 2010

Getting the right mix of modes of transport for local trips matters. Walking or cycling can be a quicker and lower cost alternative to the car or public transport for many short trips, and are often the easiest ways for most of us to get more physically a ...

Eating for Health: A Food and Health Action Plan for the South East

The SE FAHAP provides a framework for the direction of food related health work in the region. The strategy gives a national, regional and local policy context. It sets out objectives and actions to bring about change in the habits of consumers and in the ...

Play Here, Play There, Play Everywhere

Dublin City Council Child development and child health The ‘Dublin City Play Plan’ promotes inclusive play and urges those responsible for providing play and/or services for children to adapt a multi-disciplinary approach. This is an initiative of the Dub ...

Infant Feeding Policy for Maternity and Neonatal Services

Health Service Executive (HSE) Breastfeeding The purpose of this policy is to provide consistent evidence based direction for best practice in order to: O provide consistent high quality service for patients O avoid conflicting information being given to ...

Play and Leisure Policy

Office of the First Minister and Deputy First Minister Child development The aim of the policy is to establish play within a policy framework that will place high value on play and leisure as an essential element in the development of children's live ...

Play and Leisure Implementation Plan

Office of the First Minister and Deputy First Minister child d] The Play and Leisure Implementation Plan aims to see a high value placed on play and improved play and leisure facilities for all children and young people in order to support their developme ...

Outdoor Recreation NI Operational Plan 2012- 2015

Outdoor Recreation NI Promoting physical activity and the environment Outdoor Recreation NI is a organisation which brings together all groups and bodies, which have an interest in, or involvement in outdoor recreation in Northern Ireland. The organisatio ...

Outdoor Recreation Strategies

Sport Northern Ireland Promoting physical activity and the environment In March 2013 Sport NI launched ‘Our Great Outdoors- A Draft Outdoor Recreation Action Plan for Northern Ireland’. One of the actions contained within this plan was “to map current hub ...

Cardiovascular Disease Outcomes Strategy: Improving outcomes for people with or at risk of cardiovascular disease

Department of Health This strategy sets out outcomes for people with or at risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD) in line with the NHS and Public Health Outcomes Frameworks. It identifies 10 main actions to improve outcomes. The strategy recommends: reducin ...

Public Health Surveillance: Towards a Public Healh Surveillance Strategy for England

Department of Health Public health surveillance The public health surveillance strategy: sets out the key benefits and challenges in delivering such a strategy describes how an integrated public health surveillance system can strengthen surveillance as a ...

Front of Pack Nutrition Labelling: BRC consultation on proposed format

Food Standards Agency (FSA) Nutrition labelling The British Retail Consortium (BRC) is leading a project, on behalf of the Food Standards Agency, Department of Health, Scottish and Welsh Government, developing guidance on the presentational design aspects ...

The Food Information Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2013

Food Standards Agency (FSA) This consultation sets out our proposals for the draft Food Information Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2013 to provide the structure for the enforcement of food information to consumers, as well as providing for certain measure ...

Healthy Lives, Healthy People: A call to action on obesity in England

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Improving Children's Life Chances: The Child Poverty Strategy

Northern Ireland Executive Child poverty This Strategy sets out the actions proposed by the Northern Ireland Executive to address the issue of Child Poverty. It is laid before the Assembly in fulfilment of their obligations under the Child Poverty Act 201 ...

School Circular Extended Schools- Building on Good Practice

Department of Education Northern Ireland Updated Guidance for Principals and Boards of Governers on the Extende Schools Programme To serve as an update to the original Extended Schools policy document, the School Circular Extended Schools –Building on Goo ...

Play and Leisure Policy

Northern Ireland Executive Outlines the commitment of the Northern Ireland Executive towards ensuring a happier and healthier future for all children and young people. A play and leisure policy for Northern Ireland will be anchored within, and will help d ...

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