13 November 19
WHIASU Autumn Newsletter
The WHIASU team would like to share with you their latest news and achievements over the past couple of months.
11 October 19
Brexit HIA - new short report published today
Today the Wales HIA Support Unit and Public Health Wales have published ‘The Public Health Implications of Brexit in Wales: A Health Impact Assessment approach – A Rapid Review and Update’.
04 October 19
Rapid HIA Training Sessions
New dates have been released for the Rapid HIA Training Sessions in January and March 2020.
30 September 19
Supporting Farming Communities at times of uncertainty
The Research and Evidence Directorate have released a new report 'Supporting Farming Communities at times of uncertainty'.
22 August 19
POSTPONED: Introduction to Health Impact Assessment Training Session
The session will run on Tuesday, 3rd of March 2020,North Wales, Venue to be confirmed. The session will cover: A basic understanding of HIA, what it is and how it is done; the underpinning values and components of a high quality HIA; an overview of HIA in the context of current policy in Wales; a case study of a HIA in Wales; and a practical introduction to screening.
02 July 19
WHIASU Training and Capacity Building Framework for Health Impact Assessment published
The Wales Health Impact Assessment Support Unit have published a framework for training and capacity building in HIA this week. The technical report sets out an underpinning framework for the WHIASU’s approach to the design, development, delivery and evaluation of training and capacity building for HIA over the next five years.
24 June 19
WHIASU Presentation at "Welsh Policy and Politics in Unprecedented Times" event
Nerys Edmonds from WHIASU delivered a presentation on the “Public Health Implications of Brexit: A HIA approach”.
07 May 19
WHIASU Featured in Public Health Network Cymru E-bulletin
The April 2019 edition of the Public Health Network Cymru e-bulletin focuses on 'Futures and Health'. The recent HIA on the public health implications of Brexit in Wales is featured as one of the articles in the e-bulletin. Liz Green, Programme Director for Health Impact Assessment, has also recorded a podcast for Public Health Network Cymru.
30 January 19
WHIASU Publish New Newsletter
WHIASU's Winter 2018/19 newsletter is now available to read. This latest edition contains articles on the WHO Collaborating Centre for Investment for Health and Wellbeing, harmonising public health and land use planning, and recent presentations.
22 January 19
TCPA Launch New Report on Reuniting Health with Planning
On Monday January 21st 2019, the Town and Country Planning Association (TCPA) launched a new report in the House of Commons titled "The State of the Union. Reuniting Health with Planning in Promoting Healthy Communities." WHIASU and Public Health Wales were one of six organisations across England and Wales to collaborate on this report.