Tag Archives: dr virginia pearson

Devon health leaders sign up to skin cancer campaign targeting men

Men who work outdoors are the subject of a new campaign to reduce the numbers of men being diagnosed with skin cancer

Posted on: 19 June 2017 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing | No Comments

Be ‘tick aware’ this Spring

Be ‘tick aware’ this Spring while you’re out and about enjoying the great outdoors.

Posted on: 28 March 2017 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing | No Comments
health and social care

Cabinet gives go-ahead to consultation on Public Health Nursing Service

Cabinet gives go-ahead to consultation over future plans for public health nursing service

Posted on: 11 January 2017 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing

New tobacco packs arrive in Devon marking change to law

The first cigarettes on sale in new, standardised packaging have been spotted in Devon

Posted on: 9 November 2016 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing

Devon County Council’s public health bosses thank MP for her ‘influence’ on Sugar Tax policy

Dr Sarah Wollaston thanked for her contribution in making the Sugar Tax into a reality

Posted on: 16 March 2016 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing
alcohol

New figures released for alcohol awareness week show harmful levels of drinking across Devon

Drinking too much, too often? Recent survey shows one in three adults in Devon are drinking over the recommended limit.

Posted on: 17 November 2015 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing

Listen to your Gut campaign launched to tackle antibiotic misuse

Listen to Your Gut is a Devon-wide campaign to help parents care for their children when they have minor ailments like coughs and colds, without using unnecessary antibiotics.

Posted on: 12 November 2015 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing

Defend yourself against flu this Winter

Devon residents vulnerable to the effects of flu are being encouraged to get their free flu vaccination.

Posted on: 15 October 2015 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing