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Clare County Council Play policy

Clare County Council Community play area, Environment, Quality of Life The National Play Policy 'Ready, Steady, Play' was launched in March 2004. Its overall objective is to plan for an increase in public play facilities and thereby improve the ...

The Race We Don’t Want To Win- Tackling Ireland’s obesity epidemic

Royal College of Physicians of Ireland (RCPI) Obesity Two out of every three adults and one in four children in Ireland are overweight or obese. In addition to the many serious health impacts, obesity also has a significant negative economic impact, costi ...

A FITTER FUTURE FOR ALL (AFFFA): REVIEWED OUTCOME FRAMEWORK 2015- 2019

10.14655/799178-884107 Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety Obesity, Overweight, Weight management A Fitter Future for All, the cross-Departmental framework for preventing overweight and obesity across the life course of the population ...

Belfast Active Travel Action Plan 2014-2020

10.14655/11971-819284 Belfast Strategic Partnership Active Travel The Belfast Strategic Partnership, which is led by the Public Health Agency, Belfast Health and Social Care Trust and Belfast City Council, is launching the  Belfast Active Travel Action Pl ...

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 ...

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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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 ...

An Action Plan for Active Travel in Northern Ireland

Department for Regional Development (DRD) Travelwise NI Travel, Tansport, Local authority, Walking, Cycling This Action Plan for Active Travel has been developed to reflect how government departments, local authorities and voluntary bodies can help to del ...

Food in Schools Policy

Department of Education and the Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety Food, Nutrition, Guideline, School Following public consultation, the Department of Education and the Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety have publ ...

Milk and Fruit distribution in schools

EuroHealthNet Healthy eating, Schools, Fruit, Child health, Diet, Nutrition The Commission is seeking input from the public on different policy options as part of its reflections on the future of both schemes. In the school year 2010/2011, both schemes to ...

Sugar-Sweetened Drinks Tax

Department of Finance (RoI) Sugar sweetened drinks, Taxation, Levy, Child obesity, Obesity, Policy The Minister for Finance, Michael Noonan TD, invites interested parties to make submissions in relation to a tax on the production and importation of sugar- ...

IPH response to Committee of Advertising Practice (CAP) consultation on food and soft drink advertising to children via non-broadcast media

10.14655/749069-1022701 Institute of Public Health in Ireland (IPH) Advertisment, Advertising, Food, Soft Drink, Media, Child Health, Obesity, Overweight, Weight Management The Committee of Advertising Practice (CAP) in the UK invited submissions to a con ...

IPH response on Diabetes Strategic Framework Consultation

10.14655/749069-1022702 Institute of Public Health in Ireland (IPH) Obesity, Overweight, Child Health, Diabetes IPH submitted views on the  Diabetes Strategic Framework Consultation in Northern Ireland  in May 2016. In Northern Ireland there are 85,000 ad ...

Institute of Public Health in Ireland (IPH) response to Department of Finance Sugar-Sweetened Drinks Tax Public Consultation

Institute of Public Health in Ireland (IPH) Sugar tax, Sugar sweetened drink, Child health, Obesity IPH welcomed the opportunity to respond to a Department of Finance (RoI) consultation on the forthcoming sugar sweetened drinks tax in the Republic of Irel ...

IPH Response to DRD’s Consultation on Draft Bicycle Strategy for Northern Ireland- August 2014

10.14655/749069-1022729 Institute of Public Health in Ireland (IPH) Physical Activity, Exercise, Cycling, Transport The Department for Regional Development (DRD) has developed a Draft Bicycle Strategy for Northern Ireland which sets out, over a 25 year pe ...

Get Ireland Walking Strategy and Action Plan 2017- 2020

Sport Ireland Physical Activity, Walking, Health Activity, Pedestrian Infrastructure, Healthy Living, Lifestyle The Get Ireland Walking (GIW) is an initiative of Sport Ireland, funded by Healthy Ireland, delivered by Mountaineering Ireland and supported b ...