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Spotlights

The Health Well Spotlights highlight the very latest news, reports, research and events taking place in the field of public health.

Title Date
Consultation now open on proposals to ban smoking in cars carrying children in Northern Ireland 09 Jan 2017
Department of Health publishes Health in Ireland Key Trends 2016 21 Dec 2016
Study shows that all of the most likely industry responses to the UK SSB tax have the potential to improve health 16 Dec 2016
Latest report from the National Cancer Registry shows that cancer rates may have plateaued 15 Dec 2016
Publication of cycling and walking to/from work in Northern Ireland 2015/2016 13 Dec 2016
Minister announces expansion of the Warmth & Wellbeing scheme 12 Dec 2016
British survey shows that people underestimate their weight and struggle to identify the point when someone becomes obese 12 Dec 2016
Junk food advertising in the UK is to be banned across all children's media to help tackle childhood obesity 08 Dec 2016
Tesco Ireland cuts sugar content in all own brand soft drinks 07 Dec 2016
New healthy eating and food pyramid guidelines launched for Ireland 06 Dec 2016
PHE Obesity Team release data on child obesity and excess weight at small area level 01 Dec 2016
New safefood report reveals the weekly cost of a healthy family diet for low income households 01 Dec 2016
As temperatures drop across the UK, Public Health England issues cold weather warning 29 Nov 2016
Open Policy Forum on Child Injury Prevention 23 Nov 2016
Latest safefood report shows while knowledge around folic acid is high, only 1 in 3 women routinely take folic acid supplements 22 Nov 2016
New report looks at physical activity in children and youth on the island of Ireland 17 Nov 2016
Results of the Irish Health Survey now available from CSO 17 Nov 2016
Health Survey Northern Ireland: First Results 2015/16 report now available 15 Nov 2016
Public Health Agency publish report on the extent of self-harm in Northern Ireland over the past three years 15 Nov 2016
World Diabetes Day 2016 14 Nov 2016