Film is effective tool to promote behaviour change for kindness
An independent evaluation by Bangor University and Public Health Wales’ World Health Organization Collaborating Centre (WHO CC) of a short film promoting kindness in Wales during COVID-19 restrictions, has found that films that provoke strong emotional reactions can still be perceived positively and lead to effective behaviour change.
Public Health Wales reminds public of medical advice on Coronavirus
Experts at Public Health Wales are reminding the public that although the legal requirement to self-isolate when testing positive for Coronavirus has changed, the medical advice to do so has not.
World Tuberculosis Day: Public Health Wales reiterates call for contacts in Llwynhendy TB outbreak to get screened
Public Health Wales and Hywel Dda University Health Board (UHB) are taking the opportunity of the World Health Organisation’s (WHO) World TB Day to reiterate their call for people who have been contacted as part of the Llwynhendy tuberculosis (TB) outbreak to attend their screening appointments.
"The way in which the society has come together to tackle this pandemic has been phenomenal"
Today (23 March 2022) marks the second year anniversary since Wales’ first lockdown, in response to Coronavirus. We asked Dr Giri Shankar MBE to reflect on the last two years and look forward to how we all need to live with Coronavirus going forward.
Overall cancer mortality decreases during the pandemic, but inequalities widen for some cancers
A new publication by the Welsh Cancer Intelligence and Surveillance Unit (WCISU) at Public Health Wales has shown that the long term decrease in the cancer death rate has accelerated over the past two years.
New Non-Executive Directors appointed to Public Health Wales
Two Non-Executive Director (NED) appointments have been made to the Public Health Wales Board by the Minister for Health and Social Services.
February 2022: 'How Are We Doing in Wales' public engagement survey results
The results of the latest ‘How Are We Doing in Wales’ public engagement survey have been released by Public Health Wales.
Public Health Wales urges contacts identified in Llwynhendy TB outbreak to attend screening
Public Health Wales and Hywel Dda University Health Board (UHB) are urging people who have been contacted as part of the Llwynhendy tuberculosis (TB) outbreak to attend their screening appointments, if they have not already done so.
Advice issued to pregnant women during lambing season
Pregnant women in Wales are being reminded to stay away from animals that are giving or have recently given birth, or that have aborted. The advice, which also applies to women who may not be sure if they are pregnant, comes during the lambing season in Wales. The advice is being issued by Public Health Wales due to the risk to pregnancy from infections which can occur in some ewes.
Forthcoming changes to the way we publish Coronavirus information
Public Health Wales is making some changes to the way we publish information on our website and data dashboard.