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Levels of happiness increasing now pandemic recovery underway

A public engagement survey by Public Health Wales has revealed that while people’s mental health, happiness and anxiety were hit hardest during winter 20/21, 70 per cent of those surveyed reported feeling happy by March 2022. 

Minister for Health and Social Services appoints new Non-Executive Director to Public Health Wales Board

A new Non-Executive Director (NED) has been appointed to the Public Health Wales Board by the Minister for Health and Social Services.

Community testing and treatment key to global hep c elimination efforts

Testing and treating patients for hepatitis c when they receive methadone treatment could be the key to meeting the global target of eliminating the disease by 2030

NHS Wales Safeguarding Network ensures vulnerable people safeguarded during challenging period

The network sets out the valuable work they do to act as a crucial resource in keeping children and vulnerable adults safe across Wales.  

Mental health and wellbeing a priority for nursing and midwifery profession

Findings from Public Health Wales’ new report highlights the detrimental impact of the Coronavirus pandemic on the mental health and wellbeing of nurses and midwives in Wales. 

Sustaining community led action is key to recovery from pandemic

New research suggests that harnessing the upsurge in community-led action during the pandemic response, could be key to building more resilient communities throughout Wales.

Annual General Meeting AGM 2022 - one week to go!

There’s just one week to go until our Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Thursday 28 July 2022.

New data highlights important differences in mental health crisis presentation amongst children and young people across Wales.

The Networked Data Lab Wales (NDL Wales) has shown the potential of linked data, by bringing together data from across the emergency care system to better understand children and young people’s mental health in Wales.

Primary Care Obesity Prevention Action Plan to support implementation of the All Wales Weight Management Pathway

A new, Primary Care Obesity Prevention action plan has been launched by Public Health Wales, to support the implementation of the adult All Wales Weight Management Pathway (AWWMP) 2021, in line with the Healthy Weight Healthy Wales Delivery Plan 2022-24. 

Take care in the extreme heat

Experts at Public Health Wales are warning people to take extra care in the extreme heat that is forecast over the next few days.