World Diabetes Day 2016

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“World Diabetes Day falls every year on 14 November and is a day when millions of people around the world come together to raise awareness of diabetes, and what it’s really like to live with the condition. It’s a global … Continued

Domestic violence and abuse

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The Royal College of Nursing (RCN) has developed new guidelines to help nurses and midwives identify and care for patients who have experienced domestic abuse. The resources are designed to assist nurses and midwives in supporting their patients and clients, … Continued

Anti-Bullying Week 2016: 14 – 18 November

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The Anti-Bullying Alliance and the Sex Education Forum will be working together over the coming year on a programme to tackling homophobic, biphobic and transphobic bullying and taking part in Anti-Bullying Week is a great vehicle for raising awareness of … Continued

Guidance on DPH Annual Reports

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This document is written to support Directors of Public Health in the development and delivery of their public health annual reports. It builds on previous guidance and sets suggested standards for the who, how and what of the report. The … Continued

Public health skills and knowledge framework (PHSKF)

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This report provides an update on the PHSKF review and includes: input from the home nations on their national context for workforce development the National Occupational Standards underpinning the revised framework outcomes of the online consultation on the redesign next … Continued

Promoting Recreational Walking for Health

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A recent article in Health Promotion International by Lewis Elliott and colleagues reported on a content analysis of how brochures encouraged walking in the natural environment. They concluded that brochures did not use many potentially effective messages, seldom promoted behaviour … Continued

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