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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.
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.
The consultant contract is designed to provide a much more effective system of planning and timetabling consultants’ duties and activities for the NHS.
Advice from the Chief Medical Officer to health professionals
Workforce policy directorate guidance documents for 2006.
The purpose of this policy is to introduce a transparent approach to making best use of resources in plastic surgery and related specialties.
Documents relating to the Primary Dental Care Strategy (2006).
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.
A response by DoH to the recommendations contained in Shipman inquiry reports 3, 4 and 5.
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
Letters and advice on the regulation of medicines issued 2006
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).
Documents relating to the strategy for infection control nursing in Northern Ireland.
Pharmacy inspector newsletters cover a range of key regulatory issues which reflect matters raised by or with the Inspectors during the inspection process
Primary care strategy policy papers on integrated working, nurse led discharge and in-reach, case management and intermediate care/community rehabilitation
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
Documents relating to quality standards for health and social care.
The IS strategy sets out the role which information systems can play in the support and development of DHSSPS business functions.
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.
Appraisal forms for general practitioners