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Construction apprentices' attitudes to workplace drug testing in Ireland.
Ireland has become one of the first European countries to legislate for workplace drug testing. However, little is known about the attitudes of Irish workers towards various aspects of workplace drug testing programmes. ...
Food marketing in Irish schools
Purpose - Schools are thought to represent a growing marketing opportunity for food advertisers in many countries. Marketing of unhealthy food to children is linked to the increased prevalence of obesity worldwide. This ...
The determinants of lifestyle counselling among practice nurses in Ireland.
(Institute of Health Promotion and Education, 2008-08)
Aim: To assess the practice of lifestyle counselling among practice nurses (PNs) by measuring the frequency, perceived effectiveness and barriers to lifestyle counselling. Methods: A survey questionnaire was sent to all ...
Food poverty in rural Ireland.
(Cambridge University Press, 2002-06)
One of the main characteristics of poverty in rural ireland is its seemingly invisible nature. Rural areas, unlike some urban areas, do not present homogenous areas of advantage and disadvantage, they are diverse and the ...
Individual perspectives on the Wellness Recovery Action Plan (WRAP) as an intervention in mental health care
(A D G Ltd., 2016-07)
Objective: This study explored the experience of individuals with mental health difficulties who completed the Wellness Recovery Action Plan (W.R.A.P.) intervention. Participant perspectives on the therapeutic elements of ...
The progression of early intervention disability services in Ireland
(Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins, 2013-01)
The Republic of Ireland is an island situated in north-west Europe inhabited by 4.6 million people, with 2.8% between 0 and 4 years of age with a disability (Central Statistics Office, 2012). The Irish Government funds the ...
Using qualitative insights to change practice: exploring the culture of antibiotic prescribing and consumption for urinary tract infections
(BMJ Publishing Group, 2016-01-11)
Objectives: The aim of this paper is to explore the culture of antibiotic prescribing and consumption in the community for urinary tract infections (UTI) from the perspective of the general practitioners (GPs) and community ...
The cost effectiveness of the SIMPle intervention to improve antimicrobial prescribing for urinary tract infection in primary care
(Oxford University Press, 2016-09-27)
Abstract Background Antimicrobial resistance is a major public health issue. This study examines the cost effectiveness of the SIMPle (Supporting the Improvement and Management of Prescribing for Urinary Tract Infections ...
An evaluation of the MindOut (2) programme in disadvantaged post-primary schools: A report on preliminary findings
(Health Promotion Research Centre, National University of Ireland Galway., 2017-10)
INTRODUCTION This report describes the evaluation of the MindOut (2) social and emotional wellbeing programme for senior level students in Irish post-primary schools. This programme, which was updated in 2015, is comprised ...
HBSC 2010 full variable report: Health Behaviour in School-aged Children (HBSC) Ireland study 2010: Socio-demographic patterns in the health behaviours, risk behaviours, health outcomes and social contexts of young people's lives
(Health Promotion Research Centre, NUI Galway, 2012-12)
[No abstract available]