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Service Frameworks & Standards

Service Frameworks and Standards

Strategic Framework for Imaging Services in Health and Social Care

On 25 October 2016, the then Minister of Health, Michelle O’Neill launched an ambitious 10 year approach to transforming health and social care “Health and Wellbeing 2026: Delivering Together”. Delivering Together was based on the report of the Expert Pan ...

HSC Core Standards for Emergency Planning Framework

HSC Core Standards for Emergency Planning Framework for completion by Trusts 10.14655/11971-1188821 Department of Health (Northern Ireland) Forms, Governance in health and social care, Emergency preparedness HSC Core Standards for Emergency Planning Frame ...

Framework for Safe Nurse Staffing and Skill Mix in General and Specialist Medical and Surgical Care Settings in Ireland 2018

16.4.2018 Final Report and Recommendations by the Taskforce on Staffing and Skill Mix for Nursing The Taskforce on Staffing and Skill Mix for Nursing began its work in September 2014.  The core objective of the Taskforce is to develop frameworks to supp ...

A Performance Measurement Framework for Drug and Alcohol Task Forces

5.7.2017 The Performance Measurement Framework for Drug and Alcohol Task Forces was developed by Trutz Haase Economic Consultants on behalf of the Department of Health. The aim of the report is to develop a longitudinal performance measurement framework w ...

Nutrition Standards for School Meals

25.9.2017 These Nutrition Standards for School Meals are being published under the auspices of Healthy Ireland, the national Framework which aims to improve the health and wellbeing of the population of Ireland. Healthy Ireland takes a â?~whole of Governm ...

Working Together for Health- A National Strategic Framework for Health and Social Care Workforce Planning

13.11.2017 Global and regional health workforce demand is expected to increase in the coming decades as a consequence of population and economic growth, combined with demographic, epidemiological and other factors. In this context, the European Commission ...

Framework for Preventing and Addressing Overweight and Obesity 2012- 2022- Progress Report on 2015- 19 outcomes (June 2016- June 2017)

This report outlines the current progress (June 2016 to June 2017) made under the current implementation[i], of the ten year obesity prevention framework A Fitter Future for All 2012–2022. 10.14655/11971-1152036 Department of Health (Northern Ireland) Gui ...

Framework for National Performance Indicators for Nursing & Midwifery

14.6.2017 The purpose of this Framework is to Framework for National Performance Indicators for Nursing & Midwifery   10.14655/11971-1128818 Department of Health (Ireland) Nursing, Nurse, Midwife, Pregnancy 14.6.2017 The purpose of this Framework is t ...

A Performance Measurement Framework for Drug and Alcohol Task Forces

5.7.2017 The Performance Measurement Framework for Drug and Alcohol Task Forces was developed by Trutz Haase Economic Consultants on behalf of the Department of Health. The aim of the report is to develop a longitudinal performance measurement framework w ...

Nutrition Standards for School Meals

25.9.2017 These Nutrition Standards for School Meals are being published under the auspices of Healthy Ireland, the national Framework which aims to improve the health and wellbeing of the population of Ireland. Healthy Ireland takes a â?~whole of Governm ...

Working Together for Health- A National Strategic Framework for Health and Social Care Workforce Planning

13.11.2017 Global and regional health workforce demand is expected to increase in the coming decades as a consequence of population and economic growth, combined with demographic, epidemiological and other factors. In this context, the European Commission ...

Multimorbidity: quality standard.

This quality standard covers clinical assessment, prioritising and managing healthcare for adults aged 18 years and over with 2 or more long-term health conditions (multimorbidity). At least 1 of these conditions must be a physical health condition. It de ...

Looking at our school 2016: a quality framework for post-primary schools.

. Ireland. Department of Education and Skills. The Inspectorate Learning, Teaching, Education Looking at Our School 2016: A Quality Framework for Primary Schools provides a unified and coherent set of standards for two dimensions of the work of schools: • ...

Framework for National Performance Indicators for Nursing & Midwifery

14.6.2017 The purpose of this Framework is to Framework for National Performance Indicators for Nursing & Midwifery   Department of Health (Ireland) health, population, ireland, government 14.6.2017 T The purpose of this Framework is to set out the po ...

A Performance Measurement Framework for Drug and Alcohol Task Forces

5.7.2017 The Performance Measurement Framework for Drug and Alcohol Task Forces was developed by Trutz Haase Economic Consultants on behalf of the Department of Health. The aim of the report is to develop a longitudinal performance measurement framework w ...

Minimum nutritional standards for catering in health and social care for staff and visitors

New nutritional standards have been introduced which are designed to make the food on offer for staff and visitors in hospital restaurants and cafés healthier. Settings such as restaurants, coffee shops and workplace canteens, including those in in the h ...

Career and education framework for cancer nursing

The RCN's Career and Education Framework for Cancer Nursing for UK nursing staff is the first to incorporate cancer-specific nursing outcomes. The Framework and outcomes are intended to be used as part of professional, education and workforce develop ...

Safety Quality and Standards Circulars 2016-2017

Advice in relation to Safety, Quality and Standards for 2016-2017 Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety (Northern Ireland) Circulars, Safety and quality standards, Safety and quality standards circulars Advice in relation to Safety, Qual ...

Quality and outcomes framework 2015/16

This bulletin presents quality and outcomes framework achievement data (QOF) for reporting year in question. Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety (Northern Ireland) Statistical reports, DoH statistics and research, GP activity, funding ...

Controls Assurance Standards

Set out below are 22 Controls Assurance Standards which have been developed by the DoH to support the embedding of organisation-wide risk management in HSC Bodies.   Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety (Northern Ireland) Legislation an ...