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Is working from home good for your health?

New research from Public Health Wales has identified that while the majority of people would like to continue working from home, nearly half surveyed also reported worsened wellbeing and feelings of loneliness.  

'Time to Talk Public Health' Panel launched

Public Health Wales are recruiting for a public engagement panel to give people in Wales the opportunity to have their say about matters that affect the health and well-being of themselves and their communities.  

iGAS infection remains rare, say public health experts

Public Health Wales is reminding parents that cases of invasive group A streptococcal infection (iGAS) remain rare in Wales, and that children have a very low risk of contracting the disease.

Public Health Wales statement on monkeypox

This news story will be updated with Monkeypox case numbers.

Statement re. Victoria Primary School

Public Health Wales is working with Cardiff and Vale University Health Board and the Vale of Glamorgan Council following the death of a pupil at Victoria Primary School, Penarth.

New data depicts a complex picture of substance misuse in Wales

New data from Public Health Wales depicts a complex picture of substance misuse in Wales, resulting in increased hospital admissions for alcohol-specific conditions and increased mortality from both problematic alcohol consumption and illicit drug use.

From stories to policies

Sara Elias, Senior Policy Officer at Public Health Wales explains why we need to work differently to tackle inequalities. 

What temperature should homes be heated to for health?

Cold temperatures in the home are linked to worse health outcomes, confirms a new report by Public Health Wales. 

Tonypandy TB screening exercise completed: no further action required

Public Health Wales and Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board can confirm that following the recent tuberculosis (TB) screening exercise held at the Welcome Inn, Tonypandy, the initial evidence suggests that no further action is needed within the pub.

Unpaid carer's research wins top award

Researchers from Public Health Wales have been jointly awarded the Health Care Research Wales Impact Award 2022 for their report on the future of unpaid carers in Wales project.