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Shielding experienced decline in health care use, and at higher risk of poor mental health, during pandemic

A new report, published today by Public Health Wales, identifies marked declines in hospital care during the Coronavirus pandemic amongst those clinically extremely vulnerable.

Rise in childhood respiratory infections in Wales ahead of winter

Public Health Wales is encouraging parents to be aware of the signs of respiratory illnesses in young children, as data shows cases are rising sharply.

Week 66: '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. 

New research captures the impact of COVID-19 on vulnerability and the Voluntary and Community Sector's rapid supportive response

A new report, funded by Public Health Wales, highlights how vulnerability emerged in Wales during the Coronavirus pandemic.

Health experts warn of dangers of buying 'prescription' sedatives as substitutions continue to rise

The WEDINOS project has seen a substantial increase in non-prescribed ‘prescription’ medications being submitted to the drug testing service in Wales.

Week 64: '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. 

Delta variant cases increase across Wales

The Delta variant (VOC-21APR-02) has replaced other strains of Coronavirus as the dominant variant in all health board areas of Wales, Public Health Wales has confirmed.

New Resource to help build healthier environments and combat obesity in Wales

Public Health Wales has published a suite of documents that will help inform and enable healthier future environments including strategies to help stem the rise in obesity in Wales.  

Public Health Wales launches new toolkit to help create a more sustainable future for all

A new, interactive toolkit, ‘Step Change for a Sustainable Planet’, has been launched today by Public Health Wales’ Health and Sustainability Hub.

Cases close to 100 per 100,000 in parts of North Wales

Delta variant remains the most common strain of new cases in Wales.