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Addressing health impact of mass unemployment events

A preparedness and response framework published in the Journal of Public Health. Work by Public Health Wales researchers on health and mass unemployment events (MUEs), led by Dr. Alisha Davies and including Lucia Homolova, Dr. Charlotte Grey and Professor Mark Bellis was recently published by the Journal of Public Health.

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Mind your meals – how food affects mood

For a long time, we have known that our mood can affect our food choices. You may reach for your favourite sweet or savoury foods at the end of a stressful day. However, did you know that what you eat can also affect your mood?

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National Adoption Week: Children’s Minister encourages more people to consider adopting children

More people across Wales are being encouraged to consider adopting children by the Minister for Children, Huw Irranca-Davies. To mark the start of National Adoption Week (15th – 21st October), the Minister for Children, Huw Irranca-Davies has paid tribute to the many adoptive parents across Wales who have made new families with some of the most vulnerable children in the country, and who are supporting them to fulfill their potential in loving homes

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Saying thank you to our volunteers!

A special celebration event was held for Health Board volunteers on Tuesday 9 October 2018 to say “thank you” for the valuable contribution volunteers make to patient, carer and visitor experience.

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Cardiff and Vale Third Sector ICF Capital Investment Fund 2018 - opens 15th October 2018

This Fund aims to support proposals which improve the quality of life for people in Cardiff and the Vale by ensuring that opportunities are put in place locally to promote health and wellbeing and support engagement and participation in the communities in which they live. The Capital Investment Fund is open for applications from Monday, 15th October 2018 with a deadline for submission of 12pm on Friday, 2nd November 2018.

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Beat flu this winter

“Vaccination is the single best way to protect yourself and others against influenza (flu), a potentially life threatening illness”

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Love Your Liver Roadshow

The British Liver Trust Love Your Liver Roadshow is happening in November, starting off with a Love your Liver event at the National Assembly for Wales in Cardiff on Wednesday 14th November.

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Beat flu this winter!

Vaccination is the single best way to protect yourself and others against influenza (flu), a potentially life threatening illness. The annual NHS Wales Beat Flu campaign is being launched today (Wednesday, October 3), encouraging everyone eligible for flu vaccination to get protected.

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