New drug prevention programme to be trialled in schools

Researchers at Cardiff and Bristol Universities are running the largest ever trial of a peer led drug prevention programme in schools across South Wales and the west of England. Cardiff University says FRANK Friends will run over three years, across forty eight schools, and involve around five thousand six hundred and fifty five students. It … Continue reading New drug prevention programme to be trialled in schools

Call to make healthcare more accessible for refugees

Refugees and asylum seekers are struggling to access health and wellbeing services in Wales, according to new research. A report by Public Health Wales and Swansea University has revealed people seeking sanctuary felt their needs were not recognised and that they had experienced language difficulties and a lack of appropriate interpretation when accessing services. Swansea … Continue reading Call to make healthcare more accessible for refugees

Brexit concerns over medicines, EU workers and the poor

A report by Public Health Wales says recruitment of health workers and supply of medicines are key concerns for Wales after Brexit. The BBC says the report highlights how the health of the poorest, those with lower educational qualifications, and those working in agriculture and manufacturing could also be exposed. It called for those needing … Continue reading Brexit concerns over medicines, EU workers and the poor

Leading the hunt for this year’s flu strains

Researchers from Cardiff University and the Public Health Wales NHS Trust are leading the world in identifying the flu strains that will circulate in Europe this winter. With the development of new software, which examines samples taken from patients in hospitals and surgeries across Wales, the team are able to rapidly identify flu strains, putting … Continue reading Leading the hunt for this year’s flu strains

Free WordPress Themes, Free Android Games