21 January 2019

New National Report examines how Brexit may affect health and well-being of people across Wales

Published today by Public Health Wales, the Health Impact Assessment of Brexit examines the potential effects of Brexit on the short, medium and long-term health of people living in Wales. It highlights how the physical and mental health of the poorest, those with lower educational qualifications, those employed in agricultural and manufacturing sectors exposed to […]

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15 January 2019

Briefing Paper Published on Obesity, Hot Food Outlets and Planning in Cardiff

Cardiff Council and Cardiff and Vale Public Health Team have worked in partnership to develop a briefing paper on the topic of ‘Obesity, Hot Food Outlets and Planning in Cardiff’ which investigates whether there is an association between deprivation, hot food outlets and childhood obesity. The paper provides an overview of the approach taken, highlights […]

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1 October 2018

New guide – Creating healthier places and spaces for our present and future generations

A new guide ‘Creating healthier places and spaces for our present and future generations‘ has recently been published by Public Health Wales. It has been created to support Public Services Boards, public bodies, cross sector organisations and individuals take forward actions that address and enhance the health and well-being opportunities afforded by the natural and […]

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6 June 2018

Anglesey Public Toilet HIA informs Welsh Government Policy

The Welsh Government announced last week that under the new Public Health (Wales) Act 2017, all local authorities in Wales will have one year to develop a public toilet strategy. These strategies should address the health and wellbeing needs of all groups within society, especially those considered to have additional needs e.g. people with disabilities […]

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20 March 2018

Planning for Better Health and Wellbeing in Wales Resources

If you work within the planning or health sector the following five resources taken from the ‘Planning for Better Health and Well-Being in Wales’ document will be of interest to you; Resource 1 Checklist for aligning local development policies and planning decisions with Planning Policy Wales.pdf Resource 2 Process for Public Health Involvement in Development […]

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