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December 2021: '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.

Cervical Screening Wales announces an extension in screening interval

Cervical Screening Wales is extending the routine screening interval for people with a cervix aged 25 - 49 from three to five years, if HPV is not found in their cervical screening test.

Public Health Wales statement on cases of Omicron variant of Coronavirus in Wales

The Welsh Government has confirmed cases of the Omicron variant of Coronavirus in Wales.

Tackling inequality could save hospitals in Wales £322 million every year

Inequality in hospital service use is costing the NHS in Wales the equivalent of a brand new NHS hospital, or the yearly salaries of nearly 10,000 extra nurses every year, according to a new report from Public Health Wales.

Annual Equality Report and Workforce Report 2020 - 21

The reports provide a summary of the equality, employment and monitoring information relating to our workforce, and details some of the good work undertaken to advance equality within our teams. 

Pandemic highlights need for long term strategies to ensure safe, secure housing for all 

A new Health Impact Assessment conducted by Public Health Wales highlights how the Coronavirus pandemic has demonstrated that having a safe, secure home is essential for our health.

Paid employment and education associated with unpaid carers' wellbeing

New research by Public Health Wales’ Research and Evaluation Division and Swansea University, has found that unpaid carers have markedly poorer health than the general population in Wales.

Recruitment of non-executive directors to Public Health Wales

The Minister for Health and Social Services is looking to appoint two new Non-Executive Director roles, to join the Public Health Wales Board. 

Primary and Community Care have an important role in obesity prevention and weight management

Two new reports published today by Public Health Wales’ Primary Care Division highlight how primary and community care can support obesity prevention and weight management in Wales.

What Adverse Childhood Experiences are costing European economies

Deficits in child and family support created by COVID-19 must be urgently addressed.