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The Queen's Birthday Honours: Public Health Wales

In the Queen’s Birthday Honours, we are delighted to say that staff from Public Health Wales have been made Members of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) for efforts in the COVID-19 response.

Links between unemployment due to Coronavirus and longstanding illnesses explored in new report

A new report from Public Health Wales has shown that the number of people with a longstanding illness is expected to increase in line with the rise in unemployment following Coronavirus, unless reparative interventions are implemented.

£600,000 project aims to use administrative data to improve the lives of farming families

A grant of almost £600,000 has been announced by Administrative Data Research UK to harness data to better understand the characteristics of farm households with a view of improving future policies as well as enhancing the wellbeing of farmers and their families. 

New board members appointed to Public Health Wales

Three new Non-Executive Director appointments have been made to the Public Health Wales Board.

Public Health Wales reassures eligible people that there is enough free NHS flu vaccine, but warns that getting vaccinated will take longer due to high demand

Demand among eligible groups for the free NHS flu vaccine has reached unprecedented levels in Wales.

Survey reveals people following social distancing and face covering guidelines

96 per cent of people in Wales have said they always wear a face covering in shops, the latest national engagement survey conducted by Public Health Wales has revealed.

Public Health Wales Board approves Welsh Language Standards Annual Report

Public Health Wales’ main achievements in 2019-20 relate to the Operational Standards according to a report approved at a Board meeting on 24 September.

Public Health Wales urges eligible people in Wales to have free flu vaccine

Public Health Wales is urging all eligible people in Wales to have their free flu vaccine as NHS Wales begins its largest ever national flu vaccine programme.

Rising concerns for communities of Bridgend, Rhondda Cynon Taf and Merthyr Tydfil

Everyone urged to follow guidance to counter continuing increase in Coronavirus cases 

Survey reveals 91% of Welsh adults support local lockdowns in areas with rising Coronavirus cases

The latest national engagement survey conducted by Public Health Wales has revealed that 91 per cent of Welsh adults support local lockdowns in areas with increasing cases of Coronavirus.