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From science to policy: experience of the Breastfeeding in Ireland Strategic Action Plan
(Cambridge University Press, 2007)
Healthcare decisions and policy-related issues are increasingly being made on research-based evidence. However, translating evidence into practice and policy can prove difficult and time consuming, not least because ...
Socio-demographic predictors of self-rated health in the Republic of Ireland: findings from the National Survey on Lifestyle, Attitudes and Nutrition, SLAN
Though Ireland continues to have a poor health profile compared with other European Union countries, previous research on social variations has been limited. For the first time in the Republic of Ireland, the influence on ...
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. ...
The development of an annotated bibliography of Irish infant feeding related research.
(National Institute of Health Sciences, 2008-09)
In order to support the implementation of the 2005 National Breastfeeding Strategy, the Health Promotion Research Centre, National University of Ireland, Galway has produced a comprehensive and definitive bibliography of ...
Self-esteem and health-risk behaviours: is there a link?
(Psychology Society of Ireland, 2003-02)
Rosenberg Self-esteem Scale scores from 7706 Irish young people were analysed in order to determine if self-esteem is related to incidence of smoking, drinking, drunkenness and drug use. In addition, age, sex and social ...
Current practice in meeting child health needs in family support services: variation by service type and perspectives on future developments.
(Taylor & Francis, 2009-07)
The needs of all service users include those related to physical, emotional, sexual and mental health. This article documents where child health needs are recognised and being met within family support services in the west ...