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: Produce a report which describes methods of promoting and protecting public health.

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P5: Produce a report which describes methods of promoting and protecting public health. M2: Produce a report which explains methods of promoting and protecting public health. Health promoting activities/education-Standards for school lunches In September 2005, the Government received recommendations from the School Meals Review Panel (SMRP) on school lunches and on a number of wider issues concerning food in schools. These standards will apply to school lunches and other food provided in all local authority maintained schools in England. The Government endorses the recommendations of the SMRP on the nutritional standards that should apply to school lunches with some minor amendments. This means that there will be two sets of standards for school lunches: a. Food-based, which will define the types of food that children and young people should be offered in a school lunch and their frequency; and b. ...read more.

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Drinks made from combinations of (i) to (iv) above; vi) Low calorie hot chocolate; vii) Tea; and viii) Coffee. In order to support schools, government bodies will work with schools that have moved or are moving to providing healthier food in vending machines and tuck-shop; and with industry players, to identify effective ways of making changes to provision and educating pupils about making healthier choices. http://media.education.gov.uk/assets/files/pdf/s/school%20food%20trust%20-%20nutritional%20standards%20for%20school%20lunches.pdf Specific Protection-Immunisation All babies are born with a little natural immunity to disease, but immunisation can offer considerable additional protection against certain serious illnesses. Without immunisation, children are much more vulnerable to serious infections such as meningitis C and polio. Immunisation usually takes place when the baby is two months. This is when a baby's natural immunity to illness, obtained from the mother, begins to diminish. Having the immunisation, protects the baby from preventable diseases such as diphtheria, tetanus (lockjaw), pertussis (whooping cough),haemophilus influenza type B (Hib), invasive pneumococcal disease (IPD), polio, measles, meningococcal C conjugate (MenC), mumps and rubella. ...read more.

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The regulatory framework for water supplies in England and Wales is set out in the Water Industry Act 1991 (WIA91). Under WIA91, the authorities responsible for regulating the quality of public supplies are the Secretary State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs and Welsh Assembly Government. However, the Chief Inspector of Drinking Water and Drinking Water Inspectorate are appointed under Section 86 of the WIA911 to act on their behalf. WIA91 defines the powers and duties of DWI as well as the duties of the water companies. In discharging its duties, DWI will have regard to ensure that the public health aspects of drinking water quality are not compromised and that public confidence in the quality of tap water not undermined. http://www.dwi.gov.uk/ http://www.dwi.gov.uk/stakeholders/guidance-and-codes-of-practice/inset.pdf BTEC National Health and Social Care Book 2 ?? ?? ?? ?? Bernie Barbara Agyemang ...read more.

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