Web AddressLinks to web resources can also be found in the Accessing the data and Accessing the evidence sections of this website. This page includes links for some useful additional web-based resources not included elsewhere on this website.

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Association of Public Health Observatories (APHO)

APHO represents a network of public health observatories working across the five nations of England, Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland. APHO produces information, data and health intelligence on people’s health and health care for practitioners, policy makers and the wider community.

Chief Medical Officer

The website of the Chief Medical Officer (CMO) provides independent professional advice and guidance to the First Minister and other Welsh Assembly Government ministers, and to officials in the National Assembly for Wales on health and healthcare matters.

European Public Health Association

The European Public Health Association (EUPHA) is an umbrella organisation for public health associations in Europe.

Faculty of Public Health

The Faculty of Public Health (FPH) is the standard setting body for specialists in public health.

Health In Wales

The gateway to information on health and NHS services in Wales. Health in Wales is a sister site to NHS Direct Wales.

Health Challenge Wales

Health Challenge Wales signposts members of the public to information or activity to help them improve their own health. It also engages with organisations to look after the health of their staff and customers.

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Health Promotion Library, Wales

The library offers a publicly available library service to anyone in Wales. It is a World Health Organisation (WHO) Information Centre, which receives all WHO European documents.

Health Statistics Quarterly

Health Statistics Quarterly (HSQ) is the Office for National Statistics flagship health journal, publishing official statistics and in-depth analysis on health and vital events.

NHS Direct Wales

NHS Direct Wales is a health advice and information service available 24 hours a day, every day.

NHS Wales Informatics Service (NWIS)

NWIS brings together the strategic development of Information Communications Technology (ICT), the delivery of operational ICT services and information management for Wales.

Population Trends

Population Trends is an Office for National Statistics publication that covers population and demographic information on relevant subjects such as one parent families, cohabitation, fertility differences, international demography, population estimates and projections for different groups.

World Health Organisation (WHO)

WHO is responsible for providing leadership on global health matters, shaping the health research agenda, setting norms and standards, articulating evidence-based policy options, providing technical support to countries and monitoring and assessing health trends.

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Last updated: 12 March 2014