A national campaign to get children more active has been launched for the school summer holidays.
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Men who work outdoors are the subject of a new campaign to reduce the numbers of men being diagnosed with skin cancer
Carers are statistically more likely to have higher levels of ill-health and social isolation than the rest of the community. During Carers Week next week, carers are invited to take part in any of a number of organised walks in Devon.
Cabinet gives go-ahead to consultation over future plans for public health nursing service
Devon is backing a nationwide campaign to help parents spot the symptoms of sepsis to protect young children and save lives has been launched today by Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt. The campaign is principally aimed at parents and carers ofaaa
A national project that supports people with long term alcohol dependency, specifically targeting those who place a recurrent burden on public services and on society, is being rolled out across Devon
The theme for this year’s national awareness week is ‘Know the Risks’. The aim of Alcohol Awareness Week is to get people thinking about alcohol – how it affects us as individuals, families, communities and society as a whole.
The first cigarettes on sale in new, standardised packaging have been spotted in Devon
Devon is highlighted in a national report that cites international good practice in public health promotion
Smoking rates in Devon are the lowest ever on record at 12%, with a 15.5% rate across the South West. Sales of cigarettes across the region have fallen by 14.15% in the past year