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A genomic giant: Public Health Wales' genomic sequencing and sharing efforts put Wales in top three worldwide as part of COVID-19 response

As part of the Welsh Government’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Public Health Wales Pathogen Genomics Unit (PenGU) has been working collaboratively with key partners

Public Health Wales joins network of data experts looking to solve the UK's most pressing health care challenges

Data specialists at Public Health Wales, partnering with NHS Wales Informatics Service, Population Data Science at Swansea University and Social Care Wales, will receive funding of up to...

Public Health Wales public engagement survey

The latest Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) public engagement survey report from Public Health Wales has been published and covers the period of 6 to 12 July, when 601 people were surveyed.

Nearly half of all adults in Wales remain concerned about children catching coronavirus in school and spreading it through families and communities

According to the latest national engagement survey conducted by Public Health Wales, nearly half (46 percent) of people are very or extremely concerned about...

'Staying at Home' policy has reduced spread of coronavirus, but has also had other positive and negative impacts on the well-being of Welsh society

The Welsh Government’s ‘Staying at Home’ policy has played a major role in protecting the health of people in Wales by reducing the spread of coronavirus, according to a new report by Public Health Wales.

Public Health Wales screening programmes to restart

Screening programmes in Wales will start sending invitations and reminders again to people eligible for screening, starting with Cervical Screening Wales from the end of June.


Over the last couple of weeks we have seen an outpouring of support across the globe for the #BlackLivesMatter movement. And rightly so. The legacy of systemic and institutional racism still continues to affect people in Wales today.

New online NHS parenting courses gives a little extra support to parents

Being a parent can be tough. Being a parent on lockdown is tougher still. Public Health Wales is offering all parents, parents-to-be, grandparents and carer-givers free access to a series of online courses...

Welsh nurses and midwives feel they have rewarding careers – but face financial and workplace pressures

Public Health Wales has published a new report exploring the health and wellbeing of nurses and midwives across Wales before the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. 

Wales to play major role in national trial for COVID-19 vaccine

Wales will play a vital role in finding a way out of the coronavirus pandemic when the next phase of a UK-led study is announced today (May 22nd).