Tag: Public Health Department

Consultation on extending smoke-free spaces closes soon – final ten days to have your say

| October 21, 2013 | 0 Comments

Islanders have just ten days left to respond to a public consultation which will shape Jersey’s future tobacco strategy. The Public Health Department launched the consultation in early August this year, seeking the views of members of the public on smoking in places where children may be present. The consultation closes on 31 October 2013. […]

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Partnership approach seeks to delay alcohol consumption among young teenagers

| October 2, 2013 | 0 Comments

More than 500 Year 7 students in Jersey have taken part in a new programme aimed at discouraging alcohol consumption among young teenagers. The students and their parents have been encouraged to ‘Start Thinking About Alcohol Risks Today’ (STAART). The programme, run by the Public Health Department in conjunction with Education, Sport and Culture (ESC), […]

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Health Profile for Jersey 2010 is released

| December 3, 2012 | 0 Comments

A report from the Public Health department has shown that Islanders have a high life expectancy, and regular smokers are smoking less with a decrease in lung cancer rates, but that premature deaths especially from lung cancer, suicide and liver disease, and people’s lifestyles and a lack of physical activity continues to be a concern. […]

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ECO-ACTIVE encourages businesses to help staff take the green travel choice

| September 17, 2010 | 0 Comments

Employers in Jersey are being encouraged to put together measures which make it easier for staff to choose healthier and greener ways to travel to work. ECO-ACTIVE is launching a toolkit which helps organisations create a tailor-made Workplace Travel Plan as part of Green Travel Day (22 September). The aim of the plans is to […]

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