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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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Providing comfort to patients in their palliative care trajectory: experiences of female nurses working in an acute setting
(Mark Allen Healthcare, 2009-03-01)
This study aims to explore the lived experience of nurses who provide comfort to palliative care patients in an acute setting in a small urban hospital in the west of Ireland. A qualitative approach using Gadamerian ...
Socio-demographic, health and lifestyle factors influencing age of sexual initiation among adolescents
Behavioural and developmental factors mean that adolescents who initiate sexual intercourse early may be at an increased risk of adverse sexual health outcomes at the time of first sex and later in life. In an Irish ...
Child protection role of community nurses: the views of Public Health Nurses in Ireland
(Redactive Publishing Limited on behalf of Unite and CPHVA, 2011-11)
Public health nurses in Ireland are generalist practitioners with a wide range of roles that address the needs of clients in the community across their lifespan. Child protection is one of many of the roles of Irish ...