We will apply our expertise to protect the population from infection and threats from environmental factors, working in collaboration with others to mitigate these risks to human health.
It is a core function to apply our expertise and resources to protect the population from serious infection and the health effects of environmental problems such as air pollution and climate change. This will involve early detection, good planning and application of resource in collaboration with others to provide an effective response for our population.
By 2030, we expect to have:
By 2030, we will:
As somebody with a long-term health condition, Josh knows he is vulnerable to infections. At high risk of complications from flu, he needs his annual vaccine to best protect himself.
No active cases of TB disease have been found within the community following the second phase of a community tuberculosis (TB) screening exercise carried out at Prince Philip Hospital earlier this month. This was in response to the TB outbreak in Llwynhendy, Carmarthenshire.
HMP Swansea has eliminated hepatitis C amongst its prison population—a UK first for a remand prison.
Tuberculosis cases decline, yet the disease remains a concern