Gambling

29 May, 2024 - In February 2023, the Institute of Public Health (IPH) responded to an inquiry on public health approaches to gambling-related harms in Northern Ireland, led by the All Party Group on Reducing Harm…
3 Apr, 2024 - In this blog, IPH Public Health Development Officer, Dr Ciara Reynolds, shares her insights on what we know about gambling patterns and harms among children on the island of Ireland. This blog…
3 Apr, 2024 - This is a 2023 summary of our work and activity on gambling during the year. 
7 Sep, 2023 - Almost a quarter of 16-year-olds in Ireland gambled for money in the previous year, according to a new report, which found the odds of gambling stacked against boys compared to girls.The report, ‘…
13 Feb, 2023 - The Institute of Public Health (IPH) today attended the All Party Group (APG) on Reducing Harm Related to Gambling in Northern Ireland.Dr Joanna Purdy, IPH Public Health Development Officer, and Dr…
15 Jun, 2022 - The Institute of Public Health (IPH) recently responded to a Department for Communities consultation on developing new Gambling Codes of Practice for Northern Ireland.The Gambling Codes of Practice…
15 Jun, 2022 - To mark Men’s Health Week (13 June-19 June), the Institute of Public Health (IPH) looks at what current data and evidence can tell us about the higher odds of gambling rates, risks, and harms among…
16 Mar, 2022 - The Institute of Public Health (IPH) attended the Joint Committee on Justice to provide some observations on the General Scheme of the…
14 Dec, 2021 - On 14 December 2021 Dr Helen McAvoy and Dr Joanna Purdy from IPH's policy team gave evidence to the NI Assembly Committee for Communities on the Betting, Gaming, Lotteries and Amusements (Amendment…
18 May, 2021 - In this blog, Ciara Reynolds and Joanna Purdy from the Institute of Public Health (IPH) discuss gambling and mental health, effects of the COVID-19 pandemic and explore the potential public health…
20 Sep, 2016 - IPH welcomes the opportunity to respond to this Draft General Commercial Communications Code from the perspective of regulating the…
7 Nov, 2010 - The Institute of Public Health in Ireland (IPH) has developed this briefing paper to highlight the health impacts connected to gambling…