Health promotion and Public Health

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Alcohol
  • Advice on Alcohol cut down, alcohol diary and Cognitive behavioural therapy
    support.
  • Advice:
    • men and women are advised not to drink more than 14 units a week on a regular basis
    • spread your drinking over 3 or more days if you regularly drink as much as 14 units a week
    • if you want to cut down, try to have several drink-free days each week
  • Hazardous Drinking: A pattern of alcohol consumption that potentially places the person at risk of adverse health events (medical, physical, and
    psychological).
  • Harmful Drinking: A pattern of alcohol consumption that leads to adverse health events (medical, physical, and psychological).
  • Legal Limit: 14 Units per week for Males & Females
Screening:
  • HPV Vaccines: Boys & Girls 12 – 13 years of age and then 6 months later a second dose (up to 25 years)
  • Shingles Vaccine: 70 – 78 Years Age
  • Diabetes Eye Screen: Annually
  • Cervical Screening: 25 – 64 years age
  • AAA Screen > 65 years

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