Best Protection for Corona Virus COVID-19

Methods to ensure you stay healthy and prevent the spread of infection include: Frequent hand-washing This remains the simplest, cheapest and most effective way to prevent the spread of infection. You should clean your hands: • After blowing your nose, sneezing or coughing • After visiting the toilet or changing[…]

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Change4Life – Cheap and easy lunchbox ideas your kids will love!

Kids are now back to school! To help you get back into the daily routine, C4L have uploaded several tips and affordable suggestions to build your kid’s tasty lunchbox. See some of their suggestions below: Tuna and bean Salad Creamy hummus dip with pitta bread and vegetable sticks Spicy chicken[…]

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No Smoking Day, 8th March 2017

No smoking day was once again carried out in Gibraltar, with advanced nurse practitioner Elizabeth Borges attending the day and making additional appointments for anyone interested in quitting. Members of the Environmental Agency also supported the event, highlighting the impact of smoking not just on health but also on the environment.

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Safe Hands Campaign May 5th 2015

Infection Control nurses and Health Promotion team produced various posters in support of the World Health Organization (WHO) ‘Saving Lives’ campaign promoting hand hygiene. Hand hygiene is an essential part of infection prevention and control in all settings. Hospitals are of particular concern where patient contact, surgery and infections are[…]

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European Antibiotics Awareness Day November 18th 2015

The Antibiotics Awareness Day saw a high profile campaign organised by the Public Health Department with the assistance of Dr Nicholas Cortes a Consultant Microbiologist. It was part of the European Antibiotic Awareness week to promote awareness of antibiotics as a lifesaving resource that unfortunately carries a high risk of[…]

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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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