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Forthcoming changes to the way we publish Coronavirus information

On Friday 11 December there will be planned maintenance of the NHS Welsh Laboratory Information Management System (WLIMS) to allow for essential service upgrades to take place.

Hanukkah 2020 and coronavirus

Hanukkah 2020 is going to be different this year.  As we have done with many events across the year, we again offer our thanks to those of you who are protecting yourself and others from the risk of catching or spreading Coronavirus. 

Funding awarded to help more people in Wales tackle rising cases of domestic abuse

The Wales Violence Prevention Unit has secured funding to deliver vital domestic abuse research investigating the experiences and behaviours of those who witness or have concerns about domestic violence and abuse and its warning signs during COVID-19. 

New report examines digital exclusion and examples of approaches to prevent widening inequalities

Digital exclusion mainly effects older people, rural communities and those with low incomes in Wales. 

Results of latest public engagement survey from Public Health Wales

The results of the latest ‘How Are We Doing in Wales’ public engagement survey have been released by Public Health Wales. 

What have we learned from our initial response to Coronavirus in Wales?

A newly-published paper examines contact tracing operations in Wales and outlines recommendations for the next phase of activity.

Understanding people's experiences of contact tracing and self-isolation

Public Health Wales’ Research and Evaluation Division is running two projects to understand the experiences and behaviours of people who have been identified as contacts of positive Coronavirus cases and asked by contact tracers to self-isolate.

Cardiff to host third major COVID-19 vaccine study

The public is being encouraged to help continue the search for safe and effective COVID-19 vaccines by joining the latest phase 3 trial.

Home working can enhance mental well-being – but also increases risk of stress

Flexibility, autonomy and the promotion of a healthy work/life balance are also identified as positive impacts of home and agile working in a new report from Public Health Wales. 

Public Health Wales selected to take part in a programme on understanding the impact of COVID-19 on service change and health inequalities

Public Health Wales has been selected by the Health Foundation, an independent charity committed to bringing about better health and health care for people in the UK, to be part of its new COVID-19 research programme.