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New health outcomes data published

Public Health Wales has published new data on public health outcomes.  

More awareness needed to act F.A.S.T to treat stroke and save lives.

Public health experts are urging people to familiarise themselves with the symptoms of stroke, one of the biggest causes of death in Wales. 

Call for big business to do more to help consumers tackle climate change

This report presents findings from the February
March 2023 survey,
covering issues including screening, sustainability, campaigns and current

Scoping report identifies factors as potential barriers and facilitators to accessing and participation of prehabilitation interventions

An agile scoping review of secondary evidence by the Evidence Service at Public Health Wales has aimed to establish the existing evidence around maximising prehabilitation interventions.

Proportion of people using the internet frequently to manage their health has almost doubled

The proportion of people in Wales who used the internet and digital technology to manage their health nearly doubled from 25 per cent in 2019/20 to 46 per cent in 2020/21, according to research published today by Public Health Wales

First detailed insight into young people's wellbeing before and during the Covid pandemic.

Data analysts at Public Health Wales have provided the first detailed insight into how young people in Wales were feeling and behaving in the years before and during the pandemic. 

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.