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Coronavirus vaccine benefits far outweigh risks

We have launched a campaign to encourage pregnant women to get the Coronavirus vaccine.  

Employers more concerned than ever about employee health and wellbeing

A new report from Public Health Wales highlights the increasing concerns that employers have for their employees’ both mental and physical health and wellbeing, following the Coronavirus pandemic.  

Bowel Screening Wales invites people aged 58 and 59 for screening for the first time

From October 2021, the Bowel Screening Wales programme will begin inviting people aged 58 and 59 years old for the first time for bowel cancer screening.

New toolkit enables health to be built into future land planning

Public Health Wales has created a practical Health Impact Assessment (HIA) toolkit that will enable planners to easily integrate health into their development plans for the future. 

Week 78: '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. 

Better recording and sharing of data essential to meeting healthcare needs of those experiencing homelessness

A new report published today by Public Health Wales’ Research and Evaluation Division highlights the need for healthcare services to record and share information on patients’ housing status, so that their healthcare needs can be better identified, understood and supported.

Wales faces unprecedented 'triple challenge' to health and wellbeing

A new report published by Public Health Wales today is the first of its kind to study the cumulative impacts of Brexit, coronavirus and climate change together and their combined influences on health, wellbeing and inequalities in Wales. 

Raising profile of nursing and midwifery is key for global health improvement

A new report published by Public Health Wales today, identifies that recognising and championing nursing on a global scale is essential to improving health for all. 

Independent review announced into response to Llwynhendy TB outbreak

Public Health Wales and Hywel Dda University Health Board (UHB) have announced that they have jointly commissioned an external review of the response to the Tuberculosis (TB) outbreak in the Llwynhendy area. 

Public Health Wales urges eligible people in Wales to have their flu and COVID-19 booster vaccinations

The NHS in Wales begins its biggest ever national winter vaccinations programme.