May2016

No Smoking Day, 9th March 2016


No Smoking Day has been running since 1983, in 2016 it sees its 33rd year with the aim being to inspire and help smokers who want to quit. The Advanced nurse practitioner Elizabeth Borges and the Health Promotion team had a large stall set up on the day providing further[…]

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Nutritional Awareness Day, 20th April 2016

Deciphering the information on food labels can help you make healthier choices. The Nutritional Awareness Campaign provided information on food labels, and on how to compare products based on fats, sugar and salt.

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Mental Health Awareness Day, 9th October 2015

Mental Health Awareness Day ran on Friday 9th October in conjunction with Bayside School hours, allowing the children to participate in activities focused on the importance of good mental health. Elizabeth Gonzalez, Sister and Mental Health Nurse, was also present on the day.  

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Healthy Living Gibraltar

Welcome to the Healthy Living Website of the Public Health Department. This website provides information and advice on several aspects of healthy living, from childhood through to adulthood. Being aware of your lifestyle and knowing when, and how, to make positive changes can help you live longer and healthier. Key areas considered[…]

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Sun Safety

Welcome to the Sun Safety Website of the Public Health Department. This website provides information and advice on several aspects of sun safety.   Sun damage does not happen only when you are at the beach. It can happen even when you go for a walk, sit outdoors and have a drink,[…]

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Sexual Health

Welcome to the Sexual Health Website of the Public Health Department. This website provides information and advice on several aspects of sexual health.   Sexual health encompasses a range of considerations, extending beyond the absence of diseases and dysfunctions; it involves physical, mental and social well-being in relation to sexuality. Sexual health[…]

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Screening

Welcome to the Screening Website of the Public Health Department. This website provides information and advice on several aspects of screening.   Screening is a public health service in which the health service invites members of a defined population, who have no symptoms or other reason to believe they are unwell[…]

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Preventing Infection

Welcome to the Preventing Infection Website of the Public Health Department. This website provides information and advice on several aspects of preventing infection.   Infections are caused by microorganisms that attach themselves to body cells and replicate. All infections have the potential to cause a person to become sick.  Outbreaks often[…]

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Mental Health

Welcome to the Mental Health Website of the Public Health Department. This website provides information and advice on several aspects of mental health.   Mental health is important part of health in general. We all want to feel good about ourselves and the world around us – to be able to get[…]

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