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The association of cold weather and all-cause and cause-specific mortality in the island of Ireland between 1984 and 2007

Zeka A, Browne S, Goodman P, McAvoy, H. Weather, Cold Weather, Temperature, Mortality Risk This study aimed to assess the relationship between cold temperature and daily mortality in the Republic of Ireland (ROI) and Northern Ireland (NI), and to explore ...

Coping with the cold- Exploring relationships between cold housing, health and social wellbeing in a sample of older people in Ireland

Cotter N, Monahan E, McAvoy H, Goodman P Cold weather, Living conditions, Housing, Wellbeing Community and voluntary sector contributors: Energy Action, Age Action, SVP, Irish Rural Link, Togher Social Club and Togher Retired Men's Club, Co. Wicklow ...

Cold weather plan (CWP) for England

Public Health England (PHE) Weather, Cold, Weather plan The cold weather plan gives advice to help prevent the major avoidable effects on health during periods of cold weather in England. The documents provided are: cold weather plan cold weather plan (ea ...

Housing for Health

Public Health England (PHE) Home, Living conditions, Housing These resources can help local authorities, health and social care commissioners and decision makers make plans to improve health and wellbeing through the places people live. Fuel Poverty Resea ...

Public Health on Demand: Fuel poverty and health

UK Health Forum Public health, Fuel poverty Public Health on Demand (PHoD) is a new bite-size ‘must-read’ service from the UK Health Forum (UKHF).    The aim for these briefings is to provide those working in public health with a brief summary of a select ...

Cold weather plan for England

10.14655/743983-917008 Public Health England (PHE) Weather, Climate, Older people, Vulnerable groups The cold weather plan gives advice to help prevent the major avoidable effects on health during periods of cold weather in England. The documents for the ...

Fuel Poverty and Cold Home-related Health Problems

10.14655/743983-803126 UCL Institute of Health Equity The health impacts of fuel poverty and cold homes Evidence Review 7- Tackling fuel poverty and cold home-related health problems Briefing 7- Fuel poverty and cold home-related health problems This pair ...

Ending cold homes: Affordable warmth manifesto

End Fuel Poverty Fuel poverty, Household, Heat, Fuel bill Millions of people cannot afford to heat and power their homes. Millions are suffering ill-health, stress and anxiety from unaffordable fuel bills, reduced educational attainment and social isolati ...

Prescriptions: Costs and charges in the UK and Republic of Ireland

This paper provides a brief overview of prescription costs and charges in Northern Ireland and compares this data with other jurisdictions in the UK and the Republic of Ireland. Read more here. 10.14655/415-788573 NI Assembly Prescription costs, Charges, ...

Health In Ireland: Key Trends 2010

13.3.2010 Health In Ireland: Key Trends 2010 Click here to download 2.03MB PDF Department of Health (Ireland) Summary statistics on health and health care This edition of Health in Ireland: Key Trends provides an overview of significant trends in health a ...

Northern Ireland Sustainable Energy Programme Information Notice

Utility Regulator Sustainable energy The Northern Ireland Sustainable Energy Programme (NISEP), formerly the Energy Efficiency Levy, has provided funding for energy efficiency schemes on an annual basis since 1997/98. The purpose of this information notic ...

Northern Ireland Sustainable Energy Programme (NISEP) Schemes 2014-15

Utility Regulator Sustainable energy The list of schemes approved for the 2014-15 Northern Ireland Sustainable Energy Programme (NISEP) has now been published on the Utility Regulator’s website. Fuel Poverty Research and Evaluation Report ...

Survey on Income and Living Conditions (SILC) 2012

Central Statistics Office (CSO) Household survey The Survey on Income and Living Conditions (SILC) in Ireland is a household survey covering a broad range of issues in relation to income and living conditions. It is the official source of data on househol ...

PHE-CRCE-010: Estimating Local Mortality Burdens associated with Particulate Air Pollution

Public Health England (PHE) Air pollution The increase in mortality risk associated with long-term exposure to particulate air pollution is one of the most important, and best-characterised, effects of air pollution on health. This report presents estimat ...

Fuel Poverty: How to Improve Health and Wellbeing Through Action on Affordable Warmth

Butcher, J., UK Health Forum Fuel poverty, Public health, Professionals, Wellbeing, Local authorities This guide aims to improve health and wellbeing through warm and healthy housing and reducing energy costs for vulnerable households. It aims to support ...

Climate Change 2014: Impact, Adaptations, and Vulnerability

Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Climate change The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) issued a report today that says the effects of climate change are already occurring on all continents and across the oceans. The world, in ...

Keeping Warm in Later Life (KWILLT) Learning Resource

Keeping Warm in Later Life (KWILLT) Housing conditions The research for this project has been funded by a National Institute for Health Research (NIHR), Research for Patient Benefit (RfPB) grant. The key partners involved include: NHS Rotherham, Sheffield ...

A profile of older people in Northern Ireland – 2013 update

Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency Older people, Social exclusion As part of Promoting Social Inclusion (PSI), a commitment was given in the Programme for Government that the Office of the First Minister and deputy First Minister (OFMdFM) wou ...

Fuel Poverty and Policy in Ireland and the European Union

Healy, Jonathan; Public Policy; Fuel poverty; Ireland; Despite Government spending in excess of €63m per annum on income supplements to mitigate fuel poverty, almost one-in-ten Irish households suffer from persistent fuel poverty. This paper review levels ...

An Analysis of Hydrological Model Uncertainty at the Local Stage of a Climate Change Impact Assessment in the Suir Catchment

Murphy, Nuala; Geography; Hydrological Model Uncertainty; Climate Change Impact Assessment; Suir Catchment; Climate Change; Ireland; This thesis presents an analysis of uncertainty at the local stage of a climate impact assessment. Impact model structural ...

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