14 February 2020

Placemaking, Health & Wellbeing Workshop, Cardiff

The Wales Health Impact Assessment Support Unit (WHIASU) delivered ‘Placemaking, Health & Wellbeing Workshop’ in Cardiff on 30th January 2020. Themes for the day focused on provided diverse examples and perspectives of collaboration and good practice between health and spatial planning. Two interactive group activities occurred for participants to discuss and consider opportunities for collaborative […]

10 February 2020

Online documentation of the preconference Health Impact Assessment (HIA) institutionalization and multisectoral collaboration in Europe

We are happy to inform you, that the abstracts and presentations of the pre-conference “Health Impact Assessment (HIA) institutionalization and multisectoral collaboration in Europe”, held on 20th November 2019 in marseille are online now.

17 January 2020

WHIASU Public Health Skills and Knowledge Framework Case Study Published

A case study on how WHIASU used the Public Health Skills and Knowledge Framework to develop a skills and knowledge framework for Health Impact Assessment practice was published today by Public Health England. This is the first skills and knowledge framework and workforce development pathway developed for HIA practice. You can read the case study […]

7 January 2020

Trade, health and well-being event

As a result of the decision to leave the EU, the UK will be developing its own independent trade policy for the first time in over 40 years. This has significant implications for a range of the determinants of health and well-being in Wales including food standards, environmental protection, tobacco and alcohol regulations, as well […]

15 November 2019

Placemaking, Health & Wellbeing Workshop

The workshop will be held on the 30th of January 2020 at 10.00 – 15.30 at the Life Sciences Hub, Cardiff. The workshop aims to improve, create and plan healthy sustainable environments through shared public health and spatial planning agenda. It also seeks to highlight best practice and explore models and opportunities for sustainable co-ordinated […]

13 November 2019

WHIASU Autumn Newsletter

The WHIASU team would like to share with you their latest news and achievements over the past couple of months, please click here to view the newsletter.

11 October 2019

Brexit HIA – new short report published today

Today the Wales HIA Support Unit and Public Health Wales have published ‘The Public Health Implications of Brexit in Wales: A Health Impact Assessment approach – A Rapid Review and Update’. This is a short supplementary follow up report and builds on a detailed analysis, The Public Health Implications of Brexit in Wales: A Health […]

4 October 2019

Rapid HIA Training Sessions

New dates have been released for the Rapid HIA Training Sessions in January and March 2020. Please click here for further details on the course. Please click here for the registration form. If you require any further details or need assistance please contact Vicky Smith([email protected])

30 September 2019

Supporting Farming Communities at times of uncertainty

The Research and Evidence Directorate have released a new report ‘Supporting Farming Communities at times of uncertainty’. Please click here to see the report.