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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
E-cigarettes safer than smoking says long-term study 07 Feb 2017
Cancer cases among women are rising six times faster than in men, according to new research. 03 Feb 2017
Boys in secondary schools ‘42% fitter than girls’, study suggests 31 Jan 2017
New report provides an “across the board” snapshot of child health and wellbeing in the UK 26 Jan 2017
Draft Belfast Bicycle Network 2017 - Consultation 25 Jan 2017
Eating certain foods that have been cooked at high temperatures could be linked to cancer, according to health officials 23 Jan 2017
European Cervical Cancer Prevention Week 23 Jan 2017
New report from WHO offers global resource on using the law to improve health 17 Jan 2017
Some simple ways to keep warm, stay healthy and make the best use of your heating during the cold weather 12 Jan 2017
Law to protect breastfeeding mothers to be introduced in Northern Ireland 10 Jan 2017
Meeting the physical activity guidelines at the weekend still found to produce significant health benefits 10 Jan 2017
Obesity Awareness Week – 9th – 15th January 2017 09 Jan 2017
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