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Regional funding change provides opportunity for improved health and well-being in Wales

A new report from Public Health Wales examines how a future replacement scheme for EU Structural Funds could be key to improving the health and well-being of people in Wales. 

Rural communities face pivotal time of change as 'Triple challenge' impacts take effect

A new report published by Public Health Wales highlights how the combined influences of Brexit, Coronavirus and climate change will potentially see rural communities in Wales experience a time of great change, with both opportunities and negative impacts to navigate.

Placing health equity at the heart of Coronavirus recovery for building a sustainable future for Wales

The World Health Organization (WHO) Collaborating Centre at Public Health Wales has produced a series of animations to highlight its crucial work in addressing health inequalities in Wales. 

March 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.

Nearly four in ten cancer patients in Wales diagnosed in emergency settings

New research from the Welsh Cancer Intelligence and Surveillance Unit (WCISU) at Public Health Wales has revealed that nearly four in ten (37.4 per cent) of the eight types of cancer in the study are being diagnosed in emergency settings, such as in hospital A&E departments.

Public Health Wales launches toolkit to run Healthy Environment Workshops

Public Health Wales has launched a new, free, toolkit to help partner organisations run Healthy Environment Workshops throughout Wales.

Public Health Wales investigating hepatitis cases

Public Health Wales is working with Public Health Scotland (PHS), Public Health Agency (Northern Ireland) and the UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA) to investigate cases of acute hepatitis in children.

Public Health Wales' SARS-CoV2 sequencing service awarded ISO 15189 accreditation by UK Accreditation Service (UKAS)

Public Health Wales’ SARS-CoV2 sequencing service – which is the full process which identifies and monitors variants of Coronavirus – has today been awarded ISO 15189 accreditation by UK Accreditation Service (UKAS).

Public Health Wales shares pandemic best practice as funding extended for further year

Public Health Wales is continuing to share its expertise and experience to ensure safer environments through cross-sectoral capacity building, exchange of knowledge and best practice.

WHO re-designates Collaborating Centre to secure Wales as global influencer on health and wellbeing

The World Health Organization Collaborating Centre on ‘Investment for Health and Wellbeing’ (WHO CC), at Public Health Wales has been re-designated for another four years, securing its vital work into improving people’s health and wellbeing in Wales and beyond, until 2026.