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McBride, Michael (2013) The annual report of the chief medical officer for Northern Ireland 2011/12. Your health matters throughout life. Belfast: Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety.

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P.3 Our drug of choice, alcohol, last year through misuse caused almost 300 deaths and 8,000 admissions to hospital. Alcohol is now over 60% more affordable than it was 30 years ago. Given the relationship between pricing and consumption I believe the evidence supports the introduction of minimum unit pricing as a desirable public health intervention.

Contents:
4 Fit and Well - Changing Lives 2012 - 2022
8 A Fitter Future for All
10 Diabetes - Meeting the Challenge
13 Pseudomonas - infection in neonatal units
14 Group B Streptococcus
15 Seasonal Flu
16 Whooping Cough
17 HPV testing as part of Cervical Screening
18 Resuscitation Strategy for Northern Ireland
20 Improving the health of rural people
21 Farm Families Heath Checks
21 The Healthy Farmers Guide
22 Breastfeeding
23 Healthy Start - Support for low income families
24 Alcohol Misuse - still our drug of choice
26 Tobacco Control
26 Suicide Prevention
27 Refresh of Protect Life
28 Flooding
30 NIAS Hazardous Area Response Team (HART)
31 Learning Disability Service Framework
32 The Vitamin D Debate
32 Skin Cancer Prevention
33 Research and development within healthcare
34 New Maternity Strategy for Northern Ireland
35 AAA Screening
36 Delivering effective health care
38 Transforming Your Care
39 Clinical Leadership
40 Key Statistics


Date:March 2013
Pages:40 p.
Publisher:Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety
Place of Publication:Belfast
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Accession Number:HRB (Electronic Only)
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Subjects:VA Geographic area > Europe > Northern Ireland
G Health and disease > Public health
G Health and disease > Substance use disorder > Alcohol use
B Substances > Alcohol
B Substances > Tobacco (cigarette smoking)
MP-MR Policy, planning, economics, work and social services > Economic aspects of substance use (cost / pricing)

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