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Know signs and symptoms of meningococcal infection | nidirect

The Public Health Agency is calling for people to make themselves aware of all the signs and symptoms of meningococcal infection. A rash is not the only sign of this potentially life-threatening condition, which can ...

Preventing diabetes and recognising its symptoms | nidirect

More than 81,000 people in Northern Ireland have diabetes. Cases of this chronic disease can be prevented and are the result of obesity. It's important to know the signs and symptoms to ensure early diagnosis.

Health benefits of breastfeeding babies | nidirect

Breastfeeding has many important health benefits for both mother and baby. If you breastfeed, you will be giving your child the best possible start in life. Any period of breastfeeding, however short, will benefit your ...

Recognising signs and symptoms of lung cancer | nidirect

It's important to know the signs and symptoms of lung cancer. If you experience any of them, you should speak to your GP. Early detection and diagnosis is crucial, as treatment can be more effective and chances of ...

Recognise signs of a stroke and act FAST | nidirect

Stroke is a common cause of death and disability. It happens when the blood supply to part of the brain is cut off and brain cells are damaged or die. You should ‘act FAST' and call 999 if you think someone is having a ...