A partnership of EDP Drug & Alcohol Services (EDP), Devon Doctors and Devon Partnership NHS Trust (DPT) has been successful in its bid to deliver drug and alcohol services in communities across Devon.
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Half of children’s sugar intake – currently around seven sugar cubes a day – comes from unhealthy snacks and sugary drinks, which can lead to obesity and tooth decay. A new Change4Life campaign aims to promote healthier snacks and give families easy choices to encourage their children to reduce the amount of sugar in their diets.
Groups or communities that are most at risk of contracting HIV are advised to have an HIV test at least annually.
A national campaign to get children more active has been launched for the school summer holidays.
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.