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Official statistics show an increase in non-melanoma skin cancer cases in Wales

The first release of official statistics on non-melanoma skin cancer (NMSC) - the most common form of cancer in Wales - has shown a seven per cent increase in cases over a four year period.

Number of people attending safe needle and syringe programmes falls by 27 per cent

The number of people who regularly attended needle and syringe programmes (NSP) in Wales in order to access safe equipment to inject drugs, reduced by more than a quarter in 2021-22, compared to 2019-20. 

Primary care save 44,000 kg CO2 in first year of new greener scheme 

Primary care save 44,000 kg CO2 in first year of new greener scheme.

Behaviourally informed communications: A tool 

Public Health Wales has published a new practical tool that details how actively using behavioural science to better understand human behaviour can lead to more effective communication.  

Adopting a Public Health Approach to Supporting Parents Can Help Give Children Best Start in Life

While vaccinations are the most effective way to save lives and protect public health worldwide, public hesitancy, driven by misinformation, can reduce the success of vaccination programmes, disease elimination, or eradication, says a new report from Public Health Wales. 

Addressing vaccine hesitancy and misinformation protects public health

While vaccinations are the most effective way to save lives and protect public health worldwide, public hesitancy, driven by misinformation, can reduce the success of vaccination programmes, disease elimination, or eradication, says a new report from Public Health Wales. 

Primary care save 44,000 kg CO2 in first year of new greener scheme

Nearly three-quarters of people (73 per cent) in Wales actively choose to help others in order to protect and improve their own mental well-being, according to a new survey released by Public Health Wales.

People in Wales help others to protect and improve their own mental well-being

Nearly three-quarters of people (73 per cent) in Wales actively choose to help others in order to protect and improve their own mental well-being, according to a new survey released by Public Health Wales.

Procurement doesn't have to cost the earth

Early education, screening by frontline services and continued support through post-recovery are among the actions needed if Wales wants to reduce the devastating harms caused by gambling, says a new report from Public Health Wales.   

Harmful gambling; Early education key to addressing urgent public health issue

Early education, screening by frontline services and continued support through post-recovery are among the actions needed if Wales wants to reduce the devastating harms caused by gambling, says a new report from Public Health Wales.