18th March 2021

Two-part virtual Masterclass: How to understand new UK trade agreements and their implications for population health and well-being in Wales

For over four decades, the EU has handled most of the UK’s trade policy. Now, as the country regains autonomy over its trade policy decision-making, the government must carefully consider […]

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6th January 2021

Green Opportunities – Winter 2020

The pandemic is a wake up call for humanity. It has brought incredible challenges and exposed deep structural inequalities in our economy and society, including health inequalities, food poverty and […]

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4th January 2021

Home and agile working have both positive and negative impacts on public health and well-being in Wales, including for mental well-being, the economy and environment

As many of us begin our work in 2021 from home or an agile workspace, Richard Lewis and Liz Green discuss the recent PHW assessment on the public health impact […]

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24th November 2020

A COVID-19 pandemic world and beyond: The health impact of home and agile working in Wales report published

The Wales Health Impact Assessment Support Unit, WHO Collaborating Centre on Investment for Health and Well-being, Public Health Wales has today published ‘A COVID-19 pandemic world and beyond: The health […]

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13th November 2020

Fishing community’s health and wellbeing needs to be at the centre of Brexit response – new report

A new report highlights the importance of protecting the wellbeing of Welsh fishing communities as they face up to the uncertainty and potential detrimental economic impact of Brexit. The publication, co-authored by […]

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20th August 2020

WHIASU ‘Participatory and Equity Focussed Health Impact Assessment (HIA)’ Webinar

Thank you to all those who registered and joined the ‘Participatory and Equity Focussed Health Impact Assessment (HIA)’ webinar, which was delivered by the Wales Health Impact Assessment Support Unit […]

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14th August 2020

Public Health England hosting webinar entitled: The impact on mental wellbeing of the COVID-19 pandemic – Mental Wellbeing Impact Assessment as a tool in identifying issues and planning actions

This webinar will take place on Wednesday 2nd September, between 10 am and 11 am and will be chaired by Nerys Edmonds from the Wales Health Impact Assessment Support Unit […]

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9th July 2020

A Health Impact Assessment of the ‘Staying at Home and Social Distancing Policy’ in Wales in response to the COVID-19 pandemic: Main Findings report published

The Wales Health Impact Assessment Support Unit, WHO Collaborating Centre on Investment for Health and Well-being, Public Health Wales published ‘A Health Impact Assessment of the Staying at Home and […]

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14th May 2020

The merits of using Health Impact Assessment in the planning of urban ‘car-free-day’ interventions – a case study from Cardiff, Wales UK

Air pollution is the largest environmental risk to health (WHO, 2016). One approach trialled by Cardiff Council to reduce air pollution from traffic sources is to make urban streets traffic-free […]

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