Public Health Wales is one of the 11 organisations which makes up NHS Wales. They are the national public health agency…
Playday is the national day for play in the UK. The Playday 2021 theme recognises the challenges children and young people have faced over the past year and the need to enjoy time for play free of restrictions, with their friends, having fun.
In recent years, against a backdrop of global economic recession and subsequent austerity policies, and more recently in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, there has been a resurgence of interest in an old policy idea – basic income. Join our webinar to explore the notion of a basic income to improve health in Wales.
Make It Count is the active challenge for everybody. It’s taking place between the 24 August and 5 September 2021, alongside the Paralympic Games. It’s all about getting active and clocking up time where you want and how you want. Have fun, while supporting equality for disabled people.
The workshop aims to inspire participants by focusing on how PH practitioners, consultants and registrars can most effectively impact on the causes and outcomes of the climate crisis. Practical examples and case studies on carbon reduction and climate justice will be shared from across the UK.
Join our webinar to explore the impacts that COVID-19 has had on our children and young people and our families. COVID-19 has been a devastating pandemic for all but especially for our children and young people and the effects of this on their health, education and wellbeing will continue for years to come. This webinar explores these impacts and some of the ways in which this is being addressed within Wales.
A sound knowledge of child development is essential for everyone working with children. Having an underpinning knowledge about typical patterns of overall development helps practitioners identify where there are concerns that a child may be ‘off track’ and may need additional support to achieve progress across the different domains. A good understanding of development can help keep children safe, promote their wellbeing, assist in assessment, and inform which interventions/support is most suited to their needs.
This public lecture will discuss the role of food labelling in helping the public to choose healthy food, with a particular focus on the usefulness of physical activity calorie equivalent (PACE) food labelling. PACE labelling provides information about the amount of physical activity it takes to expend the calories in food.
Alcohol Change UK will be bringing you a conference that puts alcohol in context: an opportunity to reflect on the reasons people drink, and the many routes to harm reduction and recovery for a diverse population. Across the two days Rebuild and Recover will be seeking to learn the lessons of the lockdown and understand how best to respond to the challenges of the post-pandemic world.