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Intermediate care is a range of integrated services to prevent unnecessary hospital admission, promote faster recovery from illness, support timely discharge and maximise independent living.

Published 05 February 2007Guidance literature

The aim of this strategy is to ensure that by 2016 all our children and young people are fulfilling their potential. We want those who are doing well to continue to do well.

Published 31 December 2006Guidance literature

The consultant contract is designed to provide a much more effective system of planning and timetabling consultants’ duties and activities for the NHS.

Published 15 December 2006Contract management

Advice from the Chief Medical Officer to health professionals

Published 14 December 2006Circulars

Workforce policy directorate guidance documents for 2006.

Published 07 December 2006Guidance literature

The purpose of this policy is to introduce a transparent approach to making best use of resources in plastic surgery and related specialties.

Published 23 November 2006Guidance literature

Documents relating to the Primary Dental Care Strategy (2006).

Published 20 November 2006Policy papers

Pathology services represent a fundamentally important aspect of clinical work within the health services. About three quarters of all diagnoses made in hospital depend on the availability of pathology tests.

Published 20 November 2006Policy papers

A response by DoH to the recommendations contained in Shipman inquiry reports 3, 4 and 5.

Published 17 November 2006Policy papers

These guidelines have been published by the Clinical Resource
Efficiency Support Team (CREST), which is a small team of health care
professionals established under the auspices of the Central Medical

Published 08 August 2006Guidance literature

Letters and advice on the regulation of medicines issued 2006

Published 01 August 2006Guidance literature

This Code of Practice sets out guidance on the confidentiality of information held by General Practitioner contractors who provide General Medical Services (GMS) and Alternative Provider Medical Services (APMS).

Published 25 July 2006Guidance literature

Documents relating to the strategy for infection control nursing in Northern Ireland.

Published 11 July 2006Policy papers

Pharmacy inspector newsletters cover a range of key regulatory issues which reflect matters raised by or with the Inspectors during the inspection process

Published 20 June 2006Notices

Primary care strategy policy papers on integrated working, nurse led discharge and in-reach, case management and intermediate care/community rehabilitation

Published 10 June 2006Policy papers

Fit Futures: Focus on Food, Activity and Young People is a cross-departmental taskforce that was established by the Ministerial
Group on Public Health in August 2004 in response to concerns
about the rising levels of overweight and obesity in children and

Published 09 March 2006Policy papers

Documents relating to quality standards for health and social care.

Published 08 March 2006Policy papers

The IS strategy sets out the role which information systems can play in the support and development of DHSSPS business functions.

Published 22 February 2006Policy papers

The Intimate Care Policy and Guidelines Regarding Children
have been developed to safeguard children and staff. They
apply to everyone involved in the intimate care of children.

Published 07 February 2006Guidance literature

Appraisal forms for general practitioners

Published 01 February 2006Forms

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